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“F is for Falls High School”

Here is the second page I created on New Year’s Eve. It’s called “F is for Falls High School.” Grandma Alice was a 1928 graduate of Sheboygan Falls High School. She graduated a short time after her 19th birthday in … Continue reading

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“E is for Ernst”

Happy New Year to all! I was fortunate this New Year’s Eve to spend the evening creating art and catching up with one of my oldest friends, Stacey, who is the author of a very inspiring blog called gotta tri. … Continue reading

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“Caution”

Here’s the newest page in my daily journal, entitled, “Caution.” The word “Caution” was trimmed from a piece of yellow caution tape I found on the ground while visiting an apple orchard back in October. I knew it would be … Continue reading

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“D is for Dennis”

The fourth page in my ABCs of Alice journal is called “D is for Dennis,” in honor of Grandma Alice’s second child and only son, Dennis, who also happens to be my father. Grandma Alice did a wonderful job raising … Continue reading

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“C is for Cuckoo Clocks”

Today was my first day of Holiday Break, and I was so excited to have the opportunity to spend part of it in my studio! Here’s the newest page in my ABC’s of Alice journal, and it’s called, “C is … Continue reading

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“B is for Bingo”

I’m continuing to plug away at my ABC’s of Alice journal. Here is the second page, which I completed this evening. It’s called “B is for Bingo.” I grew up in Sheboygan Falls, a small town of fewer than 10,000 … Continue reading

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“A is for Alice”

I recently found a vintage 1930s Eastman Kodak scrapbook among my grandmother’s possessions recently. Although she greatly enjoyed collecting photographs and cutting out newspaper articles about family and friends, she was never much of a scrapbooker. Instead of arranging and adhering … Continue reading

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Where It All Began

My aunt recently moved into a nursing home, and as a result, she’s decided to vacate the apartment in which she’s lived for nearly twenty years. My father, her devoted brother, has taken on the mammoth task of going through … Continue reading

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Welcome!

Welcome to Starting Over Studio! After an extended hiatus and a switch to WordPress, I’m looking forward to jumping back into the blogosphere very soon with new musings on my life as a mixed-media artist. Hope to see you then!

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