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Life’s palette

Of other things in my life that complement my palette

The reading girl

If you have been reading this blog for a while you'll know that I love reading. Love, love, LOVE reading! You might have heard me rave about specific books (like Petrosyan's The Grey House or García Márquez' A Hundred Years... Continue Reading →

Where did art go?

Good question! Do you ever find yourself giving your utmost to something and the next moment not even thinking of it? And it's so strange because I burned, I lived for art and in the past few weeks I found... Continue Reading →

Don’t forget to love thyself!

Institutionalized traditions, holidays and „Day of the (and substitute here just about anything)” make me think. Valentines day is no different. Should I express my love for the one on this day only? Why should this day be any different... Continue Reading →

Christmas gift ideas – for the charitable one

Christmas seems to arrive earlier and earlier each year. The decorated trees, street lights or the agonizing Christmas carols are creeping up as soon as Halloween is over. Although sometimes I feel earlier than that. And I say agonizing, because... Continue Reading →

The 77 day challenge – weighing in

I read an article by Melanie Stefan the other day that proposed a radical idea, to make a CV of our failures. The publication argued that making such a document would bring to light that not all paths are black... Continue Reading →

Yeay for victory!

Board games are one of my family's big passions. I think that is evident from the fact that I made a card game for my husband's birthday. Whenever we can, we'll play a bit. Sometimes we even invite friends or... Continue Reading →

The 77 day challenge – a midway update

Whenever there is a long term project it is always good to take a step back and look how thing are going. Whether the plan is working or not, or there is need for some readjustment. As five weeks have... Continue Reading →

One step at a time

Now that Ms. Procrastination has been banished from my life I found an even more dangerous opponent, Mrs. Rushmore. Calendar in my lap I was trying to figure out how I want the coming weeks to work out, what are... Continue Reading →

Check(ered) it out!

Last week I was walking in the downtown area of my hometown when I saw a group of people gathering around a table. The commotion turned out to be an event to support the teachers who are protesting our government.... Continue Reading →

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