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I                                                I got this image from here
I feel like I am over dosing on classes! I also feel like this is my last  free time before I go back to school
this fall.(I am taking a late start class in October so I have room somewhat while I get the kids up and
ready to  go back  to school)  I felt like I was creatively blocked and at the same time a little resentful of
time I was giving to volunteer activites and not my  creative purusits.  Of course I won't give my work at church because that fufills me in a deeper and more meaningful way but I feel more complete and whole when
I nuture  that side of myself that longs to make something.A good day for me is one that includes art journaling ,scrapbooking and trying out a new recipe.   I will use some of these classes for mini albums and this class and
the workshop at Big Picture Classes(Big Idea Workshop Aug 15-Aug27)  Si will be getting up with the chickens but it will be totally worth it in the end.  Stay tuned for a new recipe!

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1 small zuccini sliced lenghwise
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1/4 teaspoon salt

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