Stretch! said the Balloon Lady

and rise to Life! I’m just an unconventional 50+ gal who insists on living a life I love. Pick a lane? No way. This brief blog is me trying to get into the semi-regular habit of writing something. I’m excited to see where this will lead!

Learning new things

Had a client meeting this morning – a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new playground… …and decided to learn this selfie thing with my new phone. ..Ugh! Ta-Dah! And I even managed to get my color swatches together. An ole dog can learn new tricks!

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Taking Care of Mother Earth

When we take care of each other, we take care of Her. When we take care of Her, we take care of each other.

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Let’s Stretch.

Let’s do something different. Consider tuning in that radio station typically never listened to. Or taking that different route home. Perhaps a meal from a culture we’ve never tried before. Stretching doesn’t need to be stressful. Simply new, going beyond the norm. Even just a little.

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Throw Back Thursday

…to that time I had a hen and chicks on my head.

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Yippee Spring!

YesYesYesYesYesYesYes! I am so ready.

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Turn Back Tuesday

…to that time, moons ago, when I created a custom fit balloon dress at Lake Villa Library as an Artist in Residence. I had so much fun and greatly enjoyed talking with patrons and explaining the process, answering questions and sharing my profession. The dresses I create are custom fit for any size and have […]

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Fancy Flamingo Hat

Nothing says warmer weather is coming than a Fancy Flamingo Hat!

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Shamrocks

“For each petal on the shamrock, this brings a wish your way, Good Health, Good Luck, and Happiness, For today and every day.” (anonymous)

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Lucky Leprechaun Captured

News Break! Lucky Leprechaun was last seen captured by Lake Forest College, Director of Communications Irene Ratliff, shown here in her vehicle. Last we heard, Lucky was placed in the Admissions office where he continued spreading his Irish cheer!

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What’s More Irritating

than a sock slowly falling down into your shoe? Absolutely nothing.

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