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Thoughts Per Hour

Humans have 50,000 – 80,000 thoughts a day … that’s a minimum of 2000 thoughts per hour.

It’s exhausting to think about and with so much thinking going on, it’s surprising that we can get anything done.

At the time, this is what I was thinking about. ;)-

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Ode To Mom Sold © mara lee

 

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Wishing

Unpacking has become a way of life, until it isn’t.

When I found the tile to finish this piece, my wish was granted.

The top of my dresser and I thank you.

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Inspiration and Influence

a Muse

#1. Has to be Marlene Hurley Marshall author of the book “Making Bits & Pieces Mosaics” – Circa 1998 –  all it took was a few pages to inspire me to glue objects, china and glass. The book is out of print but copies are still available online.

Making Bits & Pieces Mosaics
Making Bits & Pieces Mosaics

I couldn’t get enough of her bits and pieces mosaic tile table and ended up creating a few of my own.

Making Bits & Pieces Mosaics
Making Bits & Pieces Mosaics

Look for Marlene’s book … you’ll love it.

#2. My fourth grade teacher Mrs. Kloth who loved sharing her passion for art, found objects and glue.

#3. Simon Rodia  “The Watts Tower of Simon Rodia”   

#4. Laurel Skye Designs

#5. Isaiah Zagar

#6. Beatrice Wood

#7. Grandma Prisbrey’s and her Bottle Village

 #8. Hannah Hoch

#9. Joseph Cornell

#10. Andy Warhol

Quite a mixed bag, if I do say so myself.

Day at Watts Tower © mara lee
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