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The Blessing of a Skinned Knee

When we were in L.A. recently, we crashed another couple’s house to be treated to an amazing prime rib dinner (salt-encrusted and all!) with all the fixings.  The dinner was the bait; the company was the treat.  It’s so rare these days to find couples (both partners) who want to devour life along with you. […]

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Great and Small

A year and a half ago, I did a post entitled Gentle, Lyrical Touch, referring to Butterflyfish’s first CD, Ladybug.  I bemoaned the paucity of spiritual music for children, at least ones I could listen to, too. Here’s what I said then: “Why not have songs that mirror a larger culture and incorporate truths into […]

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Stand Up. Face Your Fears.

The Peruvian department store chain Saga Falabella created a powerful ad awhile back, dealing with one’s need for change.  It was brilliant storytelling, in that it both highlighted how brave it is (on a personal level) to embrace change and encouraged (in a roundabout way) its customers to look for change in their stores.  At […]

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Idea Bank

Today, just a few things I think are grand.  Don’t know when I’ll use them, but use them I will. Brenna’s Paper Capiz Shell Chandelier on Design*Sponge.  See the above picture?  How exquisite is that?  Liliana and I will have to make this at some point.  Maybe for her bedroom.  Maybe for the deck. What […]

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Just Between Us

Whenever I go to Uptown (a small, quaint section of Minneapolis), I go into Paper Source.  I stock up on cards and browse their very creative shelves.  This past weekend, I picked up Just Between Us: A No-Stress, No-Rules Journal for Girls and Their Moms , a journal meant for a mother and daughter (written […]

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