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ILLUSTRATION + DESIGN

this crazy wordpress world entices me, every now and then, to their stats page.  or, should i say, my stats page.  or, more precisely, my mwoodpenblog stats page. got lost there for a second: hard to remember who’s who and what’s what around here.  remember, i’m from the 50s! so, intrigued over, yes, my coffee, …

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lucky enough to indulge each (or most) mornings in this manner, i take my perking hot very strong loveless cafe diner-style coffee mug outside.  sitting in a sturdy, enveloping adirondack chair, i feast on the caffeine and the glorious sounds and sights of the season. it’s summer, which means i spend more time out there …

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in a nod to last night’s spectacular ’round the commonwealth lighting of fire-breathing beacons to salute the radiant queen of england, my daughter is preparing her own fire-themed evening. the tradition here, at the start of summer and the end of yet another school year, is quite pagan: a roaring bonfire where all of the …

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