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  “… now I say it less in words and more silently in work.” – Vincent van Gogh Today’s commission for FRANCE Magazine finds me searching for wonderful imagery of Arles, France, the town nestled in a beautiful region south of cold, grey Paris, where Vincent van Gogh lived for nearly two prolific years. I …

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“Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.” William Morris   Remember when buildings, decor, transport, and machines were built to last longer than the weekly rumble of the recycling truck? I sure do. I lament the mass manufactured invasion of replaceable, temporary, cheap, bland …

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  Being one of Oprah’s Favorite Things is a hard act to follow. But Melissa is up to the challenge. Wood is a graduate of Cornell College in Iowa, where she majored in English Lit, Art & History. Having zero career trajectory in mind, she took courses that made her happy. She did not explain this system …

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