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Peace is Now-here

Peace is Now-here

Years ago, I ran across the phrase sprayed on the side of a cement pillar:  "Peace is Nowhere." As I glanced it over, my brain auto-corrected it to: "Peace is Now Here."It stopped me in my tracks. How fascinating it was, that baked into a word that literally means "In or at no place" was the phrase that means "In or at this place." Peace is Nowhere sounds like a dramatic thing to spray on a parking garage, but it's not off-base. We've built a world that profits off people existing in a low-grade state of stress. Agitated people spend more money. Agitated...

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The Story of Energy Over Image

  This is my first post in three months. What a ride it's been! Braeden Anthony was born August 1st. I was blessed to spend every moment since with him. We are beginning to resume art over here, and will be back in full swing in 2022. This morning I was walking with B around Town Lake, here in Austin. Locals know it's a jewel of this city: A beautiful 12 mile stretch of sun-dappled trails around the Colorado River. As I pushed the stroller with Braeden in tow, I was struck by the smiles he was getting from perfect strangers. It...

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BBI is going West...

I'm thrilled to share that west Texas retails friends are starting to carry art from us! If you love traveling to west Texas as much as I do, there's many reasons to check these spots out. I'd like to share five of my favorites for yummy food, unique gifts, and west Texas flair... and BBI Art.   1. The French Co. Grocer Marathon, TX Marathon TX (pronounced Mara-thun by the locals), is my favorite west Texas town. I stay here every trip, and this little grocer gets my business daily. Imagine a town of 400 people with no stoplight. You wouldn't imagine a haven...

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You May Have Noticed...

You May Have Noticed...

... we are taking a hiatus from social media. This can be viewed as a taboo move in small business communities. For years, entrepreneurs and solo-entrepreneurs have absorbed messaging that social media is vital for survival. I'm not totally convinced. Here's why I'm trying something new, and how you can stay in touch with me. 3 Reasons I'm Dark on Social Media (for Now) 1. Our People Aren't There... They are Here. True Story. Social Media is phenomenal. I know a lot of traffic comes from there, and eventually we will re-enter those arenas. However, our best relationships are HERE, and The HeART School.  I want to focus...

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Into The Trees Scholarship Opportunity

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Into The Trees Scholarship Opportunity

We know Art Workshops are a budget luxury for many...

So Sean Petrie  and I are opening up two partial scholarships for the drawing and writing workshop Into the Trees. 

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