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On Critiquing and Kindness

Good morning, dear readers! I can’t remember if I’ve written on this before, but I’m going to do it anyway! I think a lot about the balance of critique versus kindness, both in my job as an academic advisor for adult learners and in my interactions with other creative friends, most namely, my husby and… Continue reading On Critiquing and Kindness

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I Haaave the POWERRRR!

Hey folks! We finally have power back! We had a pretty nasty storm a couple of days ago that knocked out power for a few days. We’re lucky – there are folks who won’t have their power back until Friday or Saturday. At any rate, that’s why Aiden didn’t get to write a blog post… Continue reading I Haaave the POWERRRR!

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Busyness & Creative Projects

Hey all! Things have been pretty darn crazy around here! I feel like I haven’t had a weekend in a couple weeks, and this coming weekend is more craziness. It’s all been fun with dear friends, but for an introvert like myself, I NEED some quiet down time where I don’t have to interact with… Continue reading Busyness & Creative Projects

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Quick update

Hey Readers, Aiden here. I honestly don’t have too much to say, and I think we can all agree that’s alright sometimes. I’ve been trying to expand both my, I guess, theoretical as well as practical understanding of writing. One way I’ve attempted this is by listening to a podcast called “Writing Excuses,” which is… Continue reading Quick update

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The Joy of Completion

Hello, dear readers! I am very excited to share something with you all – I have finished some commissions I’ve been working on for some time now! Hooray! Sparkling cider and cookies for all! Our friend Dave is a talented musician, and he wanted a couple pieces for his website and for his album art.… Continue reading The Joy of Completion

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AN ACTUAL UPDATE!!!

Hello Dear Readers! Instead of waxing poetic about responsibilities and promises and all that stuff you’re used to from me, I’m actually going to talk about something concrete! …Don’t get used to it. So recently my schedule at work changed from being three long shifts each week (13-19 hours apiece) to two long shifts and… Continue reading AN ACTUAL UPDATE!!!