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I Don’t Talk That Much!!!

 My husband always marvels at how much I talk to people. I can’t tell you how many times he has said to me, “Don’t you ever get tired of talking?” to which I quickly answer, “I don’t talk that much, I mostly ask questions and listen.” And when I am in that mood, (which is…

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My Wacky Irish Family

I am the daughter of Colleen O’Brien who is the daughter of a leprechaun named Thomas Patrick O’Brien. Yes, you read that right — my grandfather was a real leprechaun — and so is my Aunt Cate! That explains a lot about why I’m so wacky.  And just for the record, I’m the most normal…

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I’m a Material Girl…

…uh, as in Fabric! I admit it. I am a material girl. Not like Madonna, but literally. I am obsessed with fabrics and textiles. Walking through a fabric store, for me, is heavenly. And much to the annoyance of all the sales people, I have to run my hand over every single bolt. The touch,…

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Is There Really No Place Like Home?

For me, there are few places on earth that can rival being home. Sure, there are places to visit with rugged, majestic mountains and cities teaming with rich, cultural history. I get it…places to go and people to see…all with the power to positively take our breath away. And before my life is over, I’m…

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My Last Lecture

I want to tell you about an incredible experience I had in college. The university I attended offered a weekly program called “The Last Lecture Series.” Students would bring a brown-bag lunch, plop down on the ballroom floor of the student union center, and listen to one of the professors speak. But these men and…

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Share the Love…

…and Make Your Heart Tingle This month is known for its most famous holiday, Valentine’s Day. Generally, we think it’s all about recognizing our sweet heart, buying the token chocolates and giving them a big smoochie kiss. But in my heart of hearts, I wish the holiday was more about relationships in general and a…

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The Difference Between An Ordeal & An Adventure…

…or How I Drink  Green Sludge Everyday & Be Happy About It.  I believe with all my heart that if I want to have an incredible day, it’s my responsibility to make it happen. But getting started each day used to be tough for me. Anyone who knows me, knows that I am NOT a…

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This Can Still Be Your Year to Be Unstoppable

This Can Still Be Your Year to Be Unstoppable OK, so January is officially over. And if you are anything like me, you felt a lovely breeze as all those New Year’s resolutions flew right out your window. Yikes! Do you know what that means? Simply that it’s time to get serious and regroup. Although…

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My Creative Process

  More than once I have been asked about the creative process I use to create my Wonderful Wacky Women. As the daughter of an artist who is the daughter of an artist, I take it for granted that most of the process comes without fore thought or planning. But everything has a beginning. Since…

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