Monthly Archives: August 2009

Taking a Creative Vacation

My son, daughter-in-law, and grandson will be visiting my husband and I this week. They fly to Portland from Houston and have never been to the Northwest. I haven’t seen anyone from my Texas family in 5 months. So, I am very … Continue reading

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For Everything There is a Season

For everything there is a season, And a time for every matter under heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; A time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted; A time to … Continue reading

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Creative Ways to Use Bamboo

Did you know that bamboo is a grass? It is a sustainable plant that has many uses. Using bamboo in construction is a great way to go green. Bamboo grows quickly and using bamboo is taking the pressure off of … Continue reading

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Creativity with Wood in Thailand

This past January my husband and I went on a trip to Thailand. What an experience we had.  We saw much that I could write about, but I am going to limit this article to telling you about a tour … Continue reading

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Creativity – Japanese Style

I went to the Portland Japanese Garden yesterday.  As soon as I walked through the entrance of the garden I was hit by the simplicity of the creative setting. The garden was designed by Professor Takuma Tono in 1963.  It … Continue reading

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