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Tomorrow is the Annual: Shop Small Saturday!

Hi Friends! We'll be here TOMORROW selling more of my Winter Solstice books and fun Accordion Fold Cards -not yet available to large public market, but I will have some available Saturday. Here's a peek Please come by and say Hi!!  Small Business Saturday at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Atrium- Scottsdale, Arizona Artists MarketSat, Nov 29, 1:00–8:00 pm A fun, relaxing shopping experience, the Small Business Saturday Artists Market in the Dayton Fowler Grafman Atrium showcases a variety of unique, hand-crafted gifts, including artisan jewelry, ceramics, textiles, limited-edition prints and more – all created by 20 local Arizona artists. Shoppers have the opportunity to meet the artists and enjoy a free raffle and other surprises. Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts7380...

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Why Celebrate Winter Solstice; This is the 21st century?

Illustration by Teresa Villegas From the book "How to Celebrate Winter Solstice" Text in the green says: "Did you know that the word “silent” has the same letters as “listen”? In ancient times people lived closer to the land and had a strong sense of relationship with their terrestrial and celestial environment. Therefore, this was the focus of their celebrations. Each person felt a heightened connection with the natural world and an awe with the cyclical pattern of life. In short, the Winter Solstice was the community's way of re-centering itself with nature. At the heart of the ancient Solstice celebrations was an acknowledgment of the predictable patterns of life while recognizing the progression of time within an individual's milestones. For the...

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