Left Handedness: A Super Power

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August 13th marks 41 years of celebrating International Left-Handers Day.  You right-handers may not know this, but thirteen percent of the world’s population are left hand dominant.  You may also know that this means the right side of a lefty’s brain is in control. People who are “right brained”, or left-handed, tend to be creative.  They are visual thinkers, have good spatial awareness and active imaginations.  You will find a higher percentage of left-handed individuals appear in professions related to music, the arts, and media. Even though we may have our difficulties with scissors and knives, and must buy a…

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Help Clear the Shelters on August 15th

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There are few things that are near and dear to the hearts of the Muses than animals.  We adopt when we can, foster when we can and donate needed items to shelters when we can.  We even urge others to do the same. We, like so many others, hope to see a rise in adoptions and responsible pet owners.  We hope to see a rise in spay/neuter statistics.  We hope to see more cities like Phoenix who recently upheld their ordinance that pet stores offer adoptable pets from shelters.  We also hope to see as many shelters as possible become no kill facilities. The summer…

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Cleaning House

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Are you feeling stagnant?  Are you having trouble concentrating on what you’re doing?  Take a look at your desk, apartment, house, what have you.  Is it cluttered?  Is there paper everywhere?  If it is, then that could very well be what’s got you down. It’s purge time!  Go through all of the things in your space that seem to have no permanent place to live.  Do you need them or are they just taking up valuable space?  I think you’ll find that you can do without most of the things that are cluttering up your abode.   You’ll feel better once…

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What To Keep, What to Toss | From Mo’s Desk

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There are many life situations that involve the concept of what to keep and what to throw away.  Most often it is when you are going through items in your home.  Many times over, it is more prevalent in the creative process.  There are many times where the creator’s efforts are not what they had hoped for and a choice lies before them…keep or toss?  I myself was faced with this choice with this particular piece because I wasn’t happy with the initial result. Why did I change it completely?  Why did I scrap the original piece and rewrite it?  Something felt wrong to me.  There was…

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