Score!! Cleaning up a computer’s hard drive is a real chore – especially for someone like me who has a 3TB hard drive! I have over 50,000 photos and a bazillion other digital images – scans of my art and Photoshop files necessary for my business. That exercise not only resulted in freeing up space on my drive (score!) but it also revealed some hidden treasures (score!)!! I recently bought a new 5TB external hard drive (score!!!) to use as my Time Machine backup drive and during the process of moving files from one external to the other, I made a huge score! I came a cross a series of videos I’d recorded and edited for a friend who planned to use them in a class she was going to teach. When the class never materialized, my friend turned the videos back over to me …. and I promptly forgot about them. I’m happy to share the first of those videos with you – an excursion I took to our local dollar store (quite some time ago) on the hunt for items to use as tools for my mixed media work. So, grab your beverage of choice and join me for this short walk through of my SCORE! I’ll have Part 2 next week. Oh – I want to thank you all for your kind words of condolences after the loss of my Mom in November. As you can see from the date of my last post, I needed to take some time off from blogging – 2015 was truly a sucky year for my family filled with the loss of family members and friends. If I had one bit of wisdom to pass along to you, it would be to remember that life can be cut short very suddenly – so be sure to be kind to everyone you encounter (you never know what internal struggle people are facing) and be sure to tell your loved ones often how much you care for them. And now …. enjoy!