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Thankful Thursday - Connection by Penny L. Arrowood

Lately, I have had much cause to revel over and reflect upon the wonder that is Connection.  Whether observed as an amalgamation (aka:  combination, blending, unification), or a coalition (alliance, confederation, league, society), or an agreement (harmony, accord, unity) it typically denotes a beneficial union…

Thankful Thursday - The Joys of Friendship and Collaboration by Penny L. Arrowood

The past two weeks have provided ready reminders for much of which I am grateful, not the least of which the sense of completeness that has ensconced the happenings here at Your Creative Connection!  We are now a solid TRIO for all of the wonderment that is our October gathering at Haw River State Park (10/11-10/15, 2018).   This addition comes with some glorious strings attached as our Special Guest Artist for Haw River ’18 is *among many other things* an incredible fiber artist!

Zoom, Zig-Zag, ZIP! by Penny L. Arrowood

Ahhh, fickle February with your actual and virtual highs and lows:  new work, new opportunities, slight set backs, and a return to a familiar place.  ...and just like that *snap* February is taking her leave...  SO much news, time just flies right by.  Let us onward, shall we?  Lots o' loveliness in store, and I don't want you to miss a single bit.

Thankful Thursday - Creative Connections OR: The Joys of Showing Up by Penny L. Arrowood

Artifacts of an evening well-spent...

Artifacts of an evening well-spent...

This week I had occasion to discover once again how connected we all are, and how powerful it can be to have a moment of "full immersion" in community with others.  It started with an “if-you-are-interested” email last week from a long-time art buddy, regarding the SMASH 2018 event presented by Triangle ArtWorks.  That email prompted another, which resulted in my registration for said event.

Thankful Thursday - Wonderful, Wacky World Wide Web by Penny L. Arrowood

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In spite of the fact that there is plenty about it that I do not like, more often than not, I find that I am immensely thankful for the wonders of the world wide web.  Just this week, for example, I received an e-mail from the fine folks at Pinterest informing me that I had a “Pin Twin” *seriously!? – who even knew this was a thing?*.  Apparently, when one likes/saves/pins many things, in common with another user, one is *albeit unwittingly!* bestowed with this moniker…