The 'ville, we tend to agree with the idea that the only constant
is change. Maybe not because it makes sense or has some absolute
truth behind it. Instead, well, chaos.
believe in chaos.
where everything you expect is turned upside-sideways-backwards-down.
And, because spinning widly out of control is often not enough,
then you get to deal with the results.
welcome to October, and a bit of a transition of sorts. We've
spent a few months getting things back in order around here. Even
released a book. But that is hardly all that's going
November, we should be ready to release January Resolutions.
This effort is moving through the final edits, proofreads and
re-writes in a way that may just result in the largest collection
of essays Bob has released to date.
Designs is turning a temporary rest stop along the
road into a more lasting decision. While still available for special
projects, the workshop is no longer prepping for special events
only constant is change.
around Backpackville, now that things are back and moving along,
the focus is on bringing a slight bit of calm and focus to an
otherwise almost overwhelming blast of nonsense.
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and purchases. And while it;s been quiet for a few months, as
things make some sort of attempt at returning to normal -- hopefully
as the summer approaches -- our attention to neighborhood establishments
will be more important than ever.
for announcements as this endeavor gets started again soon!
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My Backpack --
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Just Drifts Away -- A page at Facebook
for Bob's published and professional writing efforts.
Paws and Puppy Love -- A fun page on
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with their friends (and ours).
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a great month folks... and thank you again for all of your attention
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