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Creating a Vision Board: 2011 Feelings Dream Board

I love Dream Boarding. The art of collage, combined with the optimism of dreaming up anything your heart dares to desire, added to a bold dose of faith that "anything is possible," proves to be a potent and powerful combination in my life. It's…
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TGR Named New Moon Girls Wonder Woman Blogger

Nancy Gruver, publisher of New Moon Girls - a magazine just for girls, written by girls - named The Girl Revolution a Wonder Woman Blogger on her Daughters.com website. I am thrilled to share this honor with several other Wonder Women…

Life Coach: Introspective Self-Portrait

I used to think Xerox Art was super-cool. Because it is. I painted this, with oil, from a framed Xerox of my face while in college. I spent my 20's in a bit of angst. I had pretty decent reasons, boyfriends were all druggies with a…

Power Self-Portrait

I painted this in my 20's, probably my early 20's. This was what I wanted my life to be. Powerful and beautiful. The flaming sword of truth and the gavel are definitely power symbols here. I found another one I'll show you tomorrow. Where…

Life Coach: Off-Kilter

Moving has knocked me off-kilter. Or something has anyway. I go to meetings and people says, "You look sad." I kindof am sad. But, I can't articulate why. My kids ask me, "Are you mad at me?" I kindof am mad. But, I can't articulate…

Oh Sh!t, We're Moving In 4 Weeks!

The best news ever - we're moving to Northern Colorado. Pardon me as this hits me like a wave of panic and overwhelm - we're moving in like four weeks. We don't really have a place to live yet. Our home in Texas has not sold. I don't have…

The Girl Revolution Agent Pitch

I just spent the weekend at Northern Colorado Writers Conference. I pitched The Girl Revolution book to an agent, Rachelle Garnder, a lovely woman with two daughters, at lunch. She invited me to send it in. I pitched to another editor, a…
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Knaamys (pro. names) of the 20th Century

By TRACEE SIOUX The most hysterical thing about substitute teaching are the names of the kids. Not the names themselves . . . But, the reaction of the kids when you phonetically read their names. They snicker. They talk to you like YOU'RE…