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January Passing

January 28, 2013 in Comics, Creative Journey, Featured, Philosophical Threads by Amy

It is January 28. Just a few more days in the month are ticking away. As the first month of the year passes, there are several things I am hoping to complete, manage, share that will help get me firmly started on this year in terms of the notes I
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Truth and Memoir

September 1, 2012 in Books, Comics, Creative Journey, Featured, Graphic Novel, Philosophical Threads by Amy

I owe Tammy at Daisy Yellow answers to some questions. I’ve been dragging my heels forever. Months. On some level, I can’t piece it all together. On some level, I can’t shut up. On some level, I know no one cares. On some level, I feel so far from the
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Happy Mother’s Day

May 15, 2012 in Comics, Creative Journey, Featured, Graphic Novel, Philosophical Threads, Quilting by Amy

  Sunday. I hope all of you are celebrating Mother’s Day — and being celebrated. And maybe somewhere in your day are a few coveted minutes and a cup of tea (or something deeper and redder) and time to reflect on the day, on the role, on the years of
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A Cul de Sac Turnabout.

May 7, 2012 in Comics, Creative Journey, Featured, Philosophical Threads by Amy

  Monday. I wanted to post yesterday. In the midst of a marathon-three days of busyness, I realized that I was in the middle of an internal¬† avalanche of words and philosophy and emotion. Though I feel I’ve shut down my words in all mediums, all of a sudden stories
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Braver than I

October 13, 2011 in Comics, Creative Journey, Featured, Graphic Novel, Kid Art, Pen and Ink by Amy

I will save my surprise and the story of how this came to be for a story someday (that thing I sometimes do called a podcast). But once he spilled the beans to me that he had sort of liked my idea to do a panel a day (or even
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Something New…

October 10, 2011 in Comics, Creative Journey, Philosophical Threads by Amy

And that something is… giving in to imperfection and drawing in the moment rather than ‘someday.’ What does that mean? It means that I decided last week to do a “what if” experiment and see what would happen if I do a graphic novel panel a day — recording something
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Creative Kids

October 5, 2011 in Comics, Featured by Amy

I stumbled over WanderMonster today. The story behind these back-and-forth, lunchbox, post-it-note comics is very cool: “Every day of school, from kindergarten through third grade, I have sent my son off with a sticky note fixed to the inside lid of his lunchbox. Each of these little pieces of colored
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