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We interrupt our regularly scheduled posts for something very heartbreaking.  The world has lost a kind and gentle soul, our friend and classmate, Sam Michel.  We are shocked and deeply saddened.  You are in our thoughts. We send our love and thoughts to his family. This Lunar Beauty This lunar beauty Has no history Is […]

Okay this giveaway has been long overdue and I have no excuses except my sweet wandering mind.  A big congratulations to Angela! You are the winner of my hand-painted cards.  Thank you everyone for entering and of course for waiting “two weeks” for the drawing.  XO

  Let’s give BECKY YAMAMOTO a hive five and a low five cause she is the winner of her very own shiitake mushroom log.  Congratulations dude!  And thank you again to the sweet owners of Lost Creek Mushroom farm for this awesome giveaway!

Congratulations to Chrissy Regan!  She has won the fabulous Pineapple Cardamom giveaway from Caldrea.   Thanks everyone for entering – keep checking back cause there are more giveaways in the future.

Congratulations, CARISSA! You are the winner of the JSGD Zodiac Print Giveaway! Please email us at contact@collectionof.org with your mailing information so we can send the print your way!

A big CONGRATULATIONS! and hug to Dennis the winner of the mobile giveaway.  Not only is he an avid commenter – insightful and thoughtful but he is one of my most favorite people… my father (poppy!). Looking forward to more cool stuff and giveaways in the new year!

H E L L O !  the winner of the fabulous card by Parker Kaufman is…   wait for it…   MaryAnn!  Congratulations!  Thank you to all who entered!


I know the banner says WINNER but you know I think you are all WINNERS! But there can only be one for the Bar Keepers Friend Giveway and that person is (via random.org)… drum roll please… JOANNA of kneeland co. – Congratulations! Email me your address and a gift basket filled with goodies will be […]


Jerry Andrus was so cool – a man of many talents and loves, including magic, scientific skepticism, philosophy and poetry.  He was a visionary illusionist that will have you wiggling with delight.  One of my favorites is his Tri-Zonal Space Warper (if you are like me you might be interested in Duchamps, Rotoreliefs and Motion Aftereffect). […]


I am a huge non-goal oriented, inconsistent collector of nature’s ephemera – collecting for instance, the feather.  The feather is the most complex organ system that protects the body (integumentary) found in vertebrates and is beautiful evidence of the amazing thing called evolution (check out the Sinornithosaurus). Basically put, every bird has feathers and anything […]