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Guest Author – Andrea Merrell

The Blank Canvas has the special honor of having Andrea Merrell share her thoughts and insights about her latest book. Andrea has a special place in my heart as she is the editor of my debut novel, Chasing the Butterfly. Without her expertise and encouragement, the book may never had seen the light of day! I’m… Continue reading Guest Author – Andrea Merrell

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A FAMILY WHO PAINTS TOGETHER,  LOVES TOGETHER A funny thing happened the other night…my extended family gathered in my art studio to celebrate recent birthdays–namely, my mother’s 80th, Uncle Bob’s 70th, my 51st, some others in between, and all the way down to baby Joey’s 1st! Most in their right mind would consider this event risky… Continue reading A NEW KIND OF FAMILY FUN!