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Unknown Songs

Hey Readers

This is a poem which looks at mental health conditions which are not only unseen but often undiagnosed such as Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Acrophobia. 194 more words

Personal Stuff

#1102 – Little Oink by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Jen Corace “Proper pigs make proper messes!”

Little Oink
Written by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
Illustrated by Jen Corace
Chronicle Books    3/07/2017
28 pages   5½” X 5½”    Ages 3—5

“Little Oink is a neat little fellow. 727 more words

Children's Books

Cleanliness and Anxiety


I can always tell the level of stress I am under by my response to dirt – and, to be more precise, my need to clean obsessively. 537 more words

Daily Prompt

Scribble for Life

I encourage my students to draw the whole figure rather than one anatomical part at a time.  Drawing the whole figure right from the start means scribbling and making quick adjustments when you notice that what you’ve put down on paper doesn’t hang together. 258 more words


Creativity may thrive in Chaos but Productivity Favors the Tidy

While writing my review on Marie Kondo’s hugely popular book, “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up,” I came across a very interesting study on the correlation between creativity and ‘mess.’ 351 more words

Clutter Doesn't Matter . . . Really

My sons and their partners are wonderful people. They are all intelligent, hard-working, creative, socially active, politically aware, engaging conversationalists, and just fun to be around. 614 more words

Living And Learning

5 Rarely Discussed Funny Things That Attract Man To Woman In The Home


Intentionally, I am crafting this post for those women who have little or no knowledge as to how to get their husbands hooked in a responsible manner with uncommon ideas I see that work, which most people don’t frequently talk about in the issue of home/marriage. 2,311 more words