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Giving back/paying it forward

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I've never had the kind of money set aside where I could do random large donations to charities or non-profits that represent something I believe in, so to offset that lack I've always tried to be generous with my time. I've volunteered at many organizations here and there throughout the years. Since starting HaldeCraft, though, while having my eye on a couple of different agencies I'd like to be volunteering my time with, regretfully I don't have the time. But I do know of a non-profit group here in town that takes donations, and some of the things on their...

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Fall down seven times; get up eight

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Sometimes I'm really excited about something I'm making. I'm either happy with how it's turning out, excited about what I'm learning in order to make it, learning new skills or stretching old ones, or just generally having fun. And then five minutes after I finish it, when the paint is still wet, the cat might jump up on my workspace and rub against the wet paint, smearing it all over the piece and causing me to sigh, deeeeeeply. Now, I was lucky in this instance because I was using a new (to me) technique of painting over an already glazed...

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