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magada
I agree that the Chuck Swartz quotation is spot on and absolutely true.
Of course it's worth checking out trends to see if there's anything that really hits the spot for you but never use anything just because it's momentarily "in style", you'll soon fall out of love with it.
"Create a life" is also a good one Becky, or "Create YOUR life"

If you yearn for flying ducks over your mantelpiece, just do it.
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Ruffslitch
Here's to flying ducks! :)
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janedale
Do one creative thing every day, however small. Inspiration for the soul...rather like the "flying ducks"...a wonderful sense of being you, whatever that may be.
   

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