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Lines Have Feelings Too

Lines Have Feelings Too

Question: What is the shortest distance between two points?
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Answer: A straight line.

We all know there is so much more to a line than a straight and narrow definition.

Shalom House Honors Coffee by Design Owners Mary Allen Lindemann and Alan Spear

Shalom House Honors Coffee by Design Owners Mary Allen Lindemann and Alan Spear

Every year, Shalom House presents two Hope Awards to people who are making a difference in the lives of people living with mental illness. Shalom House, which is based in Portland, provides community support services and safe, affordable housing for people with serious mental illness.

Mary Allen Lindemann and Alan Spear, owners of Coffee By Design, will receive the 2013 Johnson & Korda Innovation Award. The award recognizes exceptional community service that supports creative and effective programs for people with mental illness.

Gluten-Free Dutch Apple Cranberry Streusel Pie

Gluten-Free Dutch Apple Cranberry Streusel Pie

What are you going to do with all those apples you just picked? I’ve got a great idea. Why don’t you make an apple pie!

If you haven’t picked your apples yet, there is still time. I put together a list of orchards in Maine that let you pick your own apples. Please, make sure to contact the orchard first to make sure they still have apples left.

Rebecca Reilly was kind enough to share her recipe for a gluten-free apple pie. I’m sure many of you know Rebecca.  Read more ...

Order and Chaos

Order and Chaos

The first assignment in my Drawing 101 class got me thinking about order and chaos and how chaotic my life suddenly seems now that I’ve gone back to school to get an art degree. Read more ...