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Life after corporate America.

If we are all honest we will agree that our job , our brilliant career, our purpose and station in life can be wonderful, or it can be politically charged. On the daily dealing with the whims and wishes of other people, ensuring the success 

Biggest challenges of the next 6 months

What is the biggest challenge you will face in the next six months? Top of mind is the economy. Will it hold out or will we see the rampant inflation take on a huge role in all of our lives? We are trusting that the 

Jury news

We applied only to a few big art festivals this year, and then wait until the jury makes a decision if we are a fit for their event. One event we have done since 2012 is a labor day weekend event at Hale Farm and village in Bath, Ohio. Hale is a reconstructed 18th century midwestern villiage, with historic interpreters, and artisans working in the manner common to that age. Its also a working farm, with a plethora of animals and the farm is run by the Western Reserve Historic Society. For the labor day weekend it transforms into 150 artist tents throughout the grounds as well as food and music. Made in Ohio Art Festival is the name. And it is just a wonderful experience.

Whats so great about handcrafted cold processed soap?????

Until the early 1980s almost every bathroom had a few bars of soap… commercially made, bought in bulk from the grocery store.  TV commercials advocated virtues to using these bars of soap, and fed us a myth that if we used that soap we would develop special qualities…. beyond clean and fresh.  It was the heyday of brands like Irish Spring, Dial, and Dove.  Bar soap dominated the market, and we all used them. Then it happened – the advent of the liquid soap movement, and the antibacterial soap movement saw the ever expanding shelf displays of bottled liquid soap, of antibacterial soap.  The media whipped a frenzy of thoughts about how much bacteria was out there, and how we need to sanitize, to bomb our skin with antibacterial soaps.  And we did.