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September 14, 2018

"Yes, this is my day job." I always shock people when I tell them that I am an artist. It's my day job, but I'm also

a mother, and a very tired cancer survivor. So I probably don't work the hours one would expect from a day job. And I'm not the one paying our mortgage....

April 13, 2018

When I go to the studio, I hang up my coat and put on my studio apron. When I return home, I hang up my coat and put on my kitchen apron. My aprons keep my clothes cleaner, certainly, but they are important for managing that mental shift I make everyday from working ar...

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