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Stephanie Hilvitz
Colorado
I am making every effort to live a creative life.
Interests: i love fabrics, tiles, papers, beads, anything mexican, folkloric and colorful...i love designing and working in my mango studio, working in my garden. i love riding my bike and reading by the fireplace. i love my sweet understanding husband and my best creation ever...my daughter!
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our dear garden...our last year here after 7 years our hearts are not in it, the weeds are winning the war....but the flowers are taking off, volunteer, spreading, beautiful we can rejoice in this will be bright and beautiful contributions... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2017 at Rodrigvitz Style
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on the water...only me and the birds and the gift to draw from the eagles this majestic guy speaking to me of life and dignity others around me struggle I can let this calm me as I send love and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2017 at Rodrigvitz Style
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nearly every morning...I don't tire of the calm water, the blue skies...the eagles sometimes 1...sometimes 2, sometimes 3...always a site to see. Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2017 at Rodrigvitz Style
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the sunflowers bring the pollinators...this little partly chewed moth is drunk on sunflower, gold finch love them too but I have not had a visitation in these early blooming days flying from one plant to another sweet sweet summertime. Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2017 at Rodrigvitz Style
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the view from here...the garden flourishing we changed up our bird feeder habits, no more sunflower seeds, trying to get the sparrows to go somewhere else, a new black nyjer/thistle sock to attract the gold finch... and they came! Two... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2017 at Rodrigvitz Style
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I draw...and draw and draw mostly from what is in front of me photo by Susan Mara how I love these!! It may well be her painting, not a photo, not sure my interpretation this summer I want to push... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2017 at Rodrigvitz Style
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Luzia, the newest Cirque du Soleil a mezmerizing, magical....walking dream of Mexico every visual so close to my heART happy to have shared this with Tess and Pete and Greg I received a survey request after the show.... questions like... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2017 at Rodrigvitz Style
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the weather forecast for May 18 was snow and low temps in the 20's this seems odd, even for CO spring one great thing about the blog is looking back to see if this has happened before brought some flowers... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2017 at Rodrigvitz Style
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I am waking up early lately...so am on the lake by 7 most days it's cool but quickly warms just me...and the eagles, heron, cormorants and pelicans peaceful life floating by. Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2017 at Rodrigvitz Style
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it was rain rain and more rain...then the sun came out we are all happy and the plants are happy because of the rain I sit in it. actual time...5/25...for history's sake Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2017 at Rodrigvitz Style
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and it begins...celebrating this one and showering her with love just 2 months to go... lovely day with her girlfriends... thanks for the party to Amanda and Susan! she doesn't love being the center of attention but handled it well,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2017 at Rodrigvitz Style
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lazy Memorial Day weekend, 2 days of lovely weather...in the journal when the rains came hanging with Lola Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2017 at Rodrigvitz Style
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Rain...snowmelt...it's coming the St Vrain is roaring and bringing thoughts of the flood 4 years ago in Sept signs still abound, this little tree, uprooted and flung into the other tree, easily 10 ft off the ground wads of debri... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2017 at Rodrigvitz Style
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I travel...a lot these days...for work I do indeed get to some beautiful places and try to take in what I can this is much easier this time of year when I have daylight hours after I finish work Santa... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2017 at Rodrigvitz Style
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another great location for work travel...Nashville For the first 2 days I was in the suburbs, nothing to do, nowhere to walk I moved downtown for the rest of the week if I have to travel I need to be... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2017 at Rodrigvitz Style
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oh this blog...feeling nostalgic for the old art blog days friendships made, inspiration abounding I auto paid for another year before I caught it....so, I feel I need to put something up here now that summer like weather is here...and... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2017 at Rodrigvitz Style
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counting down...to the EBCA Studio Tour it's spring in the Mango Studio regardless of what mother nature is dishing out we'll have hot chai to keep the chill off and lots of bright hot art to warm your soul Charlotte... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2017 at Rodrigvitz Style
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playing with color and composition and interiors while reading Living Color...Natalie Goldberg oldie but goodie I was gifted with some little wooden flooring scraps...so taking the journal drawings and painting on the wood panels... I just can't stop! Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2017 at Rodrigvitz Style
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I continue, to be held in its spell... the milkweed, the pods...the monarch migration 2018 I will be there in Michoacan some new small works in progress for the upcoming EBCA studio tour and this incredible Monarch and the Dandelion... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2017 at Rodrigvitz Style
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It's been a while...since I have visited this space I am missing it We had a fun time in the studio this past weekend...making a pregnant belly mold for this lovely belly bowl... I love this idea! and think it... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2017 at Rodrigvitz Style
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oh these two...their engagement pics taken by the very talented Brianne Haagenson I snagged just a handful from the website, not sure how they are going to pic just one enjoy :) grateful for my dear Tess...and for Pete in... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
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turning to the journal to make sense of this all... thrilled that I believe the voices we raised, the money and supplies we sent moved President Obama to take action in regard to Dapl interesting story HERE, take a listen,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
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calming held tight, feeling safe in her 'thunder shirt' we discovered this on Halloween when we put costumes on the girls and it was immediate Lola was calm, cuddly...greeting the trick or treaters so now when she is acting crazy...bouncing... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
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the night was long, numbing, stressful...dark but, somehow, the sun rose...to a beautiful day how to wrap our heads around this not only this man as our president who has spouted such hate and bigotry...but the people that surround him... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
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dia de los muertos a celebration I embrace to honor and remember...to sit in this light of the altars the sugar skulls, to make our memories sweet... and dear Rebecca, once again in San Miguel de Allende this dia de... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style