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Patreon Anniversary Thoughts

It’s been … one year since you patronized me It’s the one year anniversary of setting up my account on Patreon, and I have to say it’s one of the best decisions I’ve made regarding my art-as-a-business. For one, it’s … Continue reading

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The Heart Like a Flower Grows Mandala

A minor confession I need to make a minor confession here … the reason it’s occasionally difficult to write the blog posts for my work is that they’re not always recent.  Sometimes I’ve just finished them, but I started them … Continue reading

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A Brief Interlude of Mandala Theory

At the center is unity Back in early November, I fell down a rabbit hole trying to research the origins of mandalas [1] and came across some interesting sites (and bypassed so many more “interesting” ones) which suggested that mandalas … Continue reading

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Why I got a professional photography permit

Professional is as professional does As some may recall, I posted last week about going to the Albuquerque Botanical Garden and paying for a professional photography permit.  For reference, it was $25, just $5 more than the regular combination ticket … Continue reading

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By the power vested in me, by myself

Once more, with self-awareness Last week, I posted about the Certificate of Adulthood.  It’s shiny! It’s neat! You can give it to your friends! But, y’know … part of the point of making it was about recognizing in ourselves that … Continue reading

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The power of rituals

Something old, something new So many things in our lives have (or are) rituals, most especially for the beginnings of things and the ends of things.  We have: weddings buying a house funerals Quinceañeras retiring having sex for the first … Continue reading

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