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Modern & Contemporary Horse Art

Modern & Contemporary Horse Art

No joke, if I lived alone each room in my house would probably look like this: But seeing as I try to stay happily married, we go for a different kind of decor.  My husband and I have been living together for six years and I have slowly been drawn more to his style of decorating.  He likes clean lines, and modern/contemporary stuff.  We don’t the housing budget for true modern furniture (plus… dogs ruin everything), but I’d say we’re…

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My Love / Hate Relationship With Art

My Love / Hate Relationship With Art

In my Happy Things in my home post, I showed a picture of my favorite piece of artwork ever – the scratch board lion.  A lot of you left nice comments about my lion and mentioned how I should do art again.  I probably should do more art, but I very much have a love/hate relationship with art these days. Growing up, art was my passion long before I became interested in creative writing.  For whatever reason, I was slightly…

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The Literary Horse

The Literary Horse

I’m writing this when it’s past my bed time and my brain is filled with all kinds of nostalgia and creative angst.  Reason?  I am writing again.  Not blog writing (although that will continue), but writing writing.  Prose writing.  Fiction writing.  Novel writing. And it’s terrifying. To distract myself from the task at hand, I started reading my creative writing pieces from my first college class, ENG 287 – Intro to Creative Writing.  To summarize, back then I was pretty…

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How I introduced my husband to his favorite band

How I introduced my husband to his favorite band

Contrary to what I’ve been writing about lately, it’s not all about horses over here.  Tonight Tim and I went downtown to our favorite dive bar for dinner, and then to a show to see his favorite band – Lucero. Now Lucero is something I’m proud of, because I was the one who introduced Tim to this Memphis, TN alt country band.  I have many great talents and qualities, but being an “in” person in the music scene is not…

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