look what just arrived!

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A few days ago, a big box showed up in the mail from my publisher. Inside the box, was my book.  I’d been anticipating the arrival of this box for several weeks now (in a way you could say I’d been anticipating this box for several years and that’d be true, too)–  dreaming of what it might feel like to finally hold the finished copy of my first book in my hands and flip through the pages....

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pantone of 2021: what’s up yellow!

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So, something exciting was announced at the end of last year (and considering I am a sucker for all things yellow and even titled my book, A Coat of Yellow Paint, can you guess what I’m getting at?!) Pantone announced two colors for 2021 and one of them is a glorious bright yellow. It feels like a great sign of things to come, and as I have been scouting the internet for light fixtures, paint swatches, appliances and some decor items for our new space,  I have a feeling you might just see a whole lotta yellow gracing this space.  ...

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