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Darth Vader and a few books later . . .

Exactly one week ago, we experienced an unlikely bout of early-May snow. This last week, in contrast, has been a study in what you’d call a typical Iowa spring. The day lilies are sprouting everywhere at the edge of our back yard, the lawn is sprinkled with dandelions here and there, and the grass is …

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February is about the color red

We are approaching the end of the winter season (hopefully), but despite my anticipation of spring, I find myself working on projects intended for colder weather—namely, more crocheted, fingerless gloves. When you sell seasonal items, it’s a bit like writing articles for a magazine: you’re always six months out of sync with the current season. …

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Summer Lovin’ BBA Challenge

This month, fellow Blogging Business Artisans team member Janet of Bird in the Hand Art challenged us to create anything summer-related, love-related, or “Grease” (the movie) related. My response was to create a mini pocket album made of envelopes called “The Love We Share.” I previously created an album like this for the January challenge, …

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