Monthly Archives: August 2017

Perspective Drawing Lesson, Week 5, Lego Figures

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My Dad, Monsanto and Christmas Trees

My mom is the one who told me. She told me she saw the information in a TV commercial. Class-action lawsuits against Monsanto, on behalf of people who contracted lymphoma and other cancers after exposure to its weed-killer, Round-up. Continue reading

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3 Reasons Why You Should Still Garden (even when you don’t really have time to do it well)

#1. Your garden going a bit wild leads to some pretty cool things.
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Abstract Drawing Lesson, Week 4

Designed for week 4 of the drawing unit for Classical Conversations, this lesson uses students’ faces–realistic or cartoonish representation–as inspiration. Continue reading

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18 Things I Didn’t Do This Summer (Is Summer Mom Guilt A Thing?)

Ever feel like fitting in the fun of summer is like playing a game of Tetris?
There’s never enough time! Everything you say yes to is an intrinsic no to something else.┬áIt’s just true.
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