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The Twist from a Twisted Sister!

You think you're so clever???

Carol Tenwalde

You think you're so clever???

I don't know about things near where you live .... but here in Arizona once Covid hit restaurants and bars took creativity to the max. Especially in a town called Cave Creek. You know how I love creativity! This town is quirky on steroids.  Too the casual observer it is a biker/cowboy bar town. So you can imagine how all hell broke loose when our governor said all bars that don't sell food must close. This is where the creativity came in. These horse pucky bars rented food trucks, hired Uber drivers to go to nearby restaurants to pick up food. It was wild! My favorite was...

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I'd prefer to lose this contest!

Carol Tenwalde

I'd prefer to lose this contest!

THE YEAR 2020 HASN’T BEEN .... gentle on anyone and that includes my mother's favorite flower - the orchid.  For years, the orchid Gastrodia agnicellus was simply minding its business, living and dying in the shade of Madagascar’s evergreens, with bamboo and ficus for neighbors. Flanked by moss and tucked under a damp blanket of leaf litter, its days are subdued until a flower opens beneath the rustling comforter. Platoons of ants clamber around to steal it's nectar.  Scientists from England’s Royal Botanic Gardens (RBG) came upon the orchid in 2017 and 2019, and recently described it in the garden’s journal, Curtis’s Botanical Magazine. That’s when...

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I would never guess this! 👏🙌👏

Carol Tenwalde

I would never guess this! 👏🙌👏

Last week I talked about some of my artist's friends.... but this week I wanted to share some info for all of you photographers out there. Every Spring NASA has a photo contest of photos taken from space.AFTER FIVE ROUNDS OF EYE-POPPING competition, NASA’s Earth Observatory has anointed a winner in its Tournament Earth contest‚ the ideal springtime bracket challenge for science and photography nerds. If you’re keen to take a mental vacation from the woes of this world, let your eyes wander the details in the winning image—a depiction of ocean sand and seaweed in the Bahamas, snapped from space. Click the pic for...

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Gifts for YOU!

Carol Tenwalde

Gifts for YOU!

Needless to say since joining the Sonoran Arts League, I have met a ton of artists. So as a gift to you and to them I hope you will enjoy this amazing illusion by this renowned artist. Click Pic to Watch. I hope you have enjoyed this as much as I did. For an additional gift I am offering you a SPECIAL gift of 25% off my Statement Jewelry. Just use Discount Code SPECIAL at checkout because you are! There's no such thing as too much BLING!!!Be Safe and Let's Chat Soon,CarolVisit: BlingBeadedBaubles.com PS If you know of anyone who might...

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I've never seen anything like this!

Carol Tenwalde

I've never seen anything like this!

Watching a video a friend sent me triggered a fun memory.... now if we could only figure out how to only trigger fun memories! But, that will have to be a subject for another time!!!Unless you're from the Midwest you're not going to know what the hell I am talking about but remember life is a journey not the destination.A very popular outdoor game in Ohio is called Cornhole. The idea is to toss the bean bags into the hole for points. Well, we had this crazy neighborhood kid, Denny who was absolutely spectacular. His specialty was to toss the...

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