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squam-full circle

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i've come full circle. i started this blog following my first retreat to squam art workshops in june 2009. as so many have shared their love and appreciation for elizabeth duvivier, i feel immense gratitude for so many of the dear souls that are now in my life thanks to my time spent at squam. this would take an entirely different post, thankfully lizzy house wrote a beautiful post about this back in 2013. she spoke of all the love that comes from shared connections. sometimes the joy can be overwhelming...all from one choice. i am just coming back around...

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{this moment}

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{this moment} a photo~an extraordinary moment~no words~pause~savor~remember... another thoughtful idea from soulemama

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last day~first coat

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well today is finally the last day that i will be applying the first coat of paint on the outside of our house. what a summer it's been. so rewarding and challenging. we are not nearly close to the end...so much to do still but at least we won't have to look at a house with three colors (old, new, primer) anymore!!! this is where i started from this morning almost amazing what a little brush and paint can do! here's the reward! i loved the summer office before but today it seems that much more beautiful and satisfying! for...

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don't know what we'd do without this swing

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{this moment}

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{this moment} a photo~an extraordinary moment~no words~pause~savor~remember...another thoughtful idea from soulemama

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