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About pinkpaperclip

By day, I am a designer in the social expression industry and art director of yourpreciousportraits.com. I enjoy a good story and the good people in my life. I have come to realize that the most important growth is spiritual and God blesses us with his love beyond our imagination.

Retirement?

As you can see, I have not posted here for a while. 2015 was a year of interference. Although I have been “retired” for 3 1/2 years, I have found myself to be quite busy. Retire does not mean slow … Continue reading

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Now and Then

While being busy in retired life, as you can see from my lack of posts in the last several months, I have been reflecting a lot about “getting old”. It happens quite a bit in my age group, which is … Continue reading

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Christmas! (Don’t tell Mom what happens at Grandma’s)

It has been a while since I have written a post. Life has been busy! So busy that I have neglected posting here. I have been doing art shows through this summer and fall which has taken much of my … Continue reading

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Childhood Memories Revealed

My mother recently passed away earlier this year. It has been difficult to go through some of the remaining things; deciding what to keep and what to let go of. I have recently discovered  a drawing that I did of … Continue reading

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The Red Chair

I had been collecting photos for my mother’s memorial service after my mom passed away just before Mother’s Day, when I came by some old photos of me taken in a red winged chair that I still have. It inspired … Continue reading

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Artists Never Retire

Pansies in Cup The fun part of being retired from designing commercially, which I did for over 35 years, is now I get to play. I have been a bit busy designing letters and other images in a square format. It … Continue reading

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Don’t Tell Mom What Happened At Grandma’s

Yes! It is a theme! I have noticed my grandson loves to explore, even though at 6 months he can not crawl yet. He looks and studies everything. I think he is taking a quiet inventory of things to get … Continue reading

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