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The Spring Flower 🌸 Edition, April 29, 2021.

Tips for Better Photos of Flowers, Jar of Awesome, my favorite banana bread recipe, Houseplant Care Guides, Ways to Bring More Flowers Into Your Live and more!

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A Noiseless Patient Spider

by Walt Whitman

A noiseless patient spider, 
I mark’d where on a little promontory it

stood isolated, 
Mark’d how to explore the vacant vast

It launch’d forth filament, filament,

filament, out of itself, 
Ever unreeling them, ever tirelessly

speeding them.

And you O my soul where you stand, 
Surrounded, detached, in measureless

oceans of space, 
Ceaselessly musing, venturing,

throwing, seeking the spheres to

connect them, 
Till the bridge you will need be form’d,

till the ductile anchor hold, 
Till the gossamer thread you fling catch

somewhere, O my soul.

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January 4, 2021. ISO Beta Testers for my "Take Better Pictures Now" photography class 📷, a FREE year end planner, Better Phone Pics, FREE Block Printing lesson, and Gossamer Threads about programming course, online yoga, Notion productivity app, and more!

The First Edition 📃

January 18, 2021. FREE ebook on "How to Organize Your Photos", favorite board games, BEST hot chocolate recipe and more!

The Cosy Hibernation Edition 🐻

The Home Office 🖥 Edition

February 1, 2021. Improve your Home Office Ergonomics, 5 Reasons Why You Need to Print Your Photos, Sea Shanties, Comfort Food recipe and more!

The Self Love 💖 Edition

February 15, 2021. Why Creativity Matters, 30 Day Happiness Challenge, Snowball Cookies, Forest Baths and more!

The Photography 📷 Edition

March 1, 2021. How to Take a Photo Walk, Smoked Paprika Red Lentils recipe, 30 Day Photography Challenge, Impressionist Photography, and more!

The Go With the Flow 🌊 Edition

March 19, 2021. Why are We So Busy, The Problem with Perfectionism, a Hamilton HIIT dance workout, Mary Oliver Poetry, and more!

The Sleep 🌙 Edition

April 7, 2021. How to Take a Photo Walk, Smoked Paprika Red Lentils recipe, 30 Day Photography Challenge, Impressionist Photography, and more!