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Jo Knows How to Tangle: Lesson #2

Today we’re going to learn a new pattern, one that’s a favorite of mine–PokeLeaf. Typically Zentangle patterns are not representative, that means they aren’t an attempt to copy something that you might find in RL (Real Life). PokeLeaf is a bit of an exception because it’s obviously…wait for it…a leaf! Introducing PokeLeaf– You begin by […]

Jo Knows How to Tangle: Zentangle Lesson #1

By Joanna Campbell Slan FYI–I participate in an Amazon affiliates program. The links in this article put small change in my pocket.  I only recomment items I use and like. By clicking on the links and making a purchase, you’re helping to buy me a cup of coffee at Starbucks. Just sayin’! ** Now we’re […]

Jo Knows How to Tangle: An Online Zentangle Course

PREPARATION TO TANGLE By Joanna Campbell Slan FYI–I participate in an Amazon affiliates program. The links in this article put small change in my pocket.  I only recomment items I use and like. By clicking on the links and making a purchase, you’re helping to buy me a cup of coffee at Starbucks. Just sayin’! […]

Boo to You, Too — A Halloween Scene in Miniature

For weeks now, I’ve been working on this Halloween scene. Let me walk you through it: The body of the bat is an empty plastic jug that contained protein powder. The head is two plastic cups, tin foil, card, and paper clay. The teeth are wire, covered with paper clay. The eyes are plastic, painted […]

When a Man Comes to the Door with Pizza …Excerpt from Second Chance at Faith

In Second Chance at Faith: Book #4 in the Second Chance Series, Cara’s friends all tell her that she needs to “get out there” to find a guy. Honora even goes so far as to say, “A man isn’t going to come to the door, Cara.” But maybe Honora is wrong… EXCERPT When the driver […]

25 Reasons to Love Audiobooks

(And how to make them more affordable once you do fall in love with them.) 1. You can listen to an audiobook while you fold clothes. 2. You can learn how to correctly pronounce words from audiobooks. 3. No one knows what you’re listening to, so you can choose your genre/book title without embarrassment. 4. […]

A Lesson in Living Mindfully: Right here. Right now.

By Joanna Campbell Slan The Friday after Thanksgiving kicks off the selling season for all sorts of merchants. Pianos are no exception. My husband couldn’t leave his music store to travel with me to Florida, where my mother and two sisters lived. To be honest, I couldn’t take time off. Not really. I was working […]

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