Hi, I’m Julie! I’m married to my best friend, mom to three super fun girls, an Enneagram Nine, chocolate enthusiast, writer, and art lover.

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Three Artsy Things New to Me

I’ve been hearing about so many cool artsy things lately, you guys! I can’t wait to tell you about them: First up: my friend, Scott Magie, is a talented filmmaker, and Friday I was able to go to the debut showing of his new documentary, “Creative Icons.” What a treat! The show (it’s the first…

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Turning Art on Its Head

Poll: How do you feel about the Piet Mondrian painting hanging upside down for the last 75 years? A) What a travesty! What idiot could make such a mistake?! B) Heehee! Hilarious! It’s like playing Hotel California backward- it makes sense either way! I think you guys know which camp I’m in. How can we…

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Going for the Gold

Kintsugi (golden joinery), aka kintsukuroi (golden repair) is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery by mending the areas of breakage with lacquer dusted or mixed with powdered gold, silver, or platinum…Wikipedia I determined to try the art of kintsugi. I heard about it a long time ago, then again in a fiction book I…

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