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Matisse and Me

Henri Matisse is my favorite artist.  My youngest son’s middle name is Henri.  Matisse’s art speaks to me.  It’s so bold and provocative.  The women in his paintings seem to have a story to tell.    82 more words


Shadows of Brimstone: Constructing a Safe Haven

Last week I posted about starting off my Shadows of Brimstone campaign and completing all of my models for the core sets that I have. Over the past couple of weeks I’ve been working on a project for the game that I’m quite proud of. 485 more words

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Harris' Artwork

Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known. ~~ Oscar Wilde

My son, Harris, has been artistic since he can speak.   48 more words


“Do what you love and never work a day in your life.”

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Pencil Portraits

So I have a little hobby. It’s not my favourite, I like oil paints better, but I do pencil portraits when I feel like it. Mostly when I find a face really interesting. 23 more words

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15 Minute Practices

There was a presentation at work about apex achievers the other day. One thing that was mentioned was that for someone to become a true expert a huge number of hours of practice is required. 75 more words

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Consistency is Key

I’ve learned that by now the only key to success is consistency. I’ve learned that over time. I am going to make another post about discipline later on but this one is strictly for consistency. 255 more words

Social Science (Sort Of)