The Big Scrapbook Brainwash
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The Big Scrapbook Brainwash

Scrapbook Brainwashing? Yes, indeed!

This past Saturday evening, at my husband's office holiday party, Beth walked up to me. We started chatting, and she asked "So, what do you do?".

Since last January, I've realized that unless my answer includes the words "Screw Scrapbooking", that person is going to (more…)

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Screw Scrapbooking!

 

SCREW SCRAPBOOKING!

I am finally saying it right out loud, and it's been a long time coming.

Everytime I hear someone say, "Oh, scrapbooking, I could never do that", when I didn't even said the word "scrapbooking", I scream "Screw Scrapbooking" inside. I know I'm not talking about THAT scrapbooking, not the way they are thinking of it.

After last week at the vendor fair, I knew I could no longer keep it to myself!

Oh, I know what you are thinking. It's either: (more…)

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Rehabilitating Photos and Training Their Owners!

Decades ago, while watching PBS (Public Broadcasting System), I discovered a most amazing person, Monty Roberts. You may have heard of him? He had a whole new way of working with horses and was known as "The Horse Whisperer".  His programs were mesmerizing, watching him work with unruly horses and transform them into calm, enjoyable beings. He worked with horses and their owners all around the world and always said he "rehabilitated the horses and trained their owners". While doing so and raising his own family, he fostered over 50 troubled young people using his gentle abilities of rehabilitation. The horses, and the fostered kids, were always brought to him as the source of the problem, yet it was clear the horses (and kids) were simply reacting to their own experiences. You can read more of this story in his excellent autobiography "The Man Who Listens to Horses".  I've watched him weave his magic ever since.

A few years ago, (more…)

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