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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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it's been awhile since I've been here... I see my last post was FL and I'm headed there again tomorrow I seem to be always flying away grateful though that some of my trips have been for fun, perhaps not... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Rodrigvitz Style
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a class act...this democratic convention gives me great hope that we can work to ensure that the hate mongerer is stopped as the sun sets on this work day I am grateful for Michelle Obama's eloquent speech for Bernie's YUGE... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
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I've been watching for her all summer...she's back! grateful for this sprite little thing, munching away at the sunflower seeds I am enthralled with birds these days...reading H is for Hawk, a memoir and history lesson on falconry and the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
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just a little reminder to myself...SO much to be grateful for this weekend was FULL of grateful, posting so I can look back on this and smile as I'm on the road again a farm party...great food, dancing in the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
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what a difficult time...the gun tragedies become so common place after listening to Obama's heartfelt speech in Dallas...and reading all the hatred this inspired I was led to leave a comment on his facebook page...we are friends :) telling him... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
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grateful for another wonderful summer day up early, before the heat settled in...this little kayak makes me so happy...I thought that's what I'll name her. Greg came up with USS Happy...I like that and this heron...on her buoy...again makes for... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
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getting it back...picking some flowers early in the morning yoga, the first time in weeks, so very grateful for this the balance so important, yet so precarious grateful for being home as it is so much easier to hang on... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
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home again...possibly for 3 weeks!! so very grateful for that... back in my groove, which means keeping my kayak in the car so I can dash out to the lake early morning and the water like glass...2 eagles, lots of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
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a week in paradise, laid back relaxing and lots of play with these girls...friends for 45+ years (#team60!) we had lovely accommodations, a deck where we spent time with turtles, cardinals, little green lizards and crazy singing/mating peeper frogs...have never... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
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what a wonderful exhibit! so very happy to be part of this important work lots of variety of ideas, concepts and mediums here with my Vessel piece...enjoyed talking about the milkweed and the plight of the Monarchs and very pleased... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
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it hit 97 degrees today...100 by the weekend too hot for June, after a day in the office a cooling paddle breaks to draw in the garden garden growing quickly in this heat fun fact, every date this week is... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
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on the lake, in my kayak...seeking calm in this sad time frustrating to read and hear the comments of those that who cannot even think of repealing the assault weapon ban...wtf, keep your damn guns under your clothes to 'protect'... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
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magical evening at the Messingers for Mandi and Lauren's wedding expansive views ceremony a perfect fit generous party and the girls...so much fun to see them all...together, many many years of friendship grateful for them, for their years of friendship,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
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my work wrapped up early...so I did a bit of a walkabout headed down to the waterfront to find the PowerPlant Art Center...fabulous old building...BUT, all 4 galleries were closed for an installation, bummer :( sat and watched the boats... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
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1 week at home sandwiched between 2 glorious weekends days of bike riding, kayaking, yoga, noticing and sketching these very unusual floral like mushrooms making their way into my sketchbook and several encounters with tame and wild life...a graduation party... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
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Since I was going to be in town this week I treated myself to a bouquet of lovelies from the farmers market from the dahlia farm to savor and enjoy and the roses fill the window from the outside...day lilies... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
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man I love it here...at home, a busy weekend but a long one AND no travel for a week!! first paddle and plein air kayak of the season these weebly little arms got a work out...hauling the kayak in and... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
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this is me...propped up on beach towels, sitting in the late afternoon sun...reading after a very successful trip...until the last 2 hours, oh for Pete's sake...really ?! grateful that I was able to change my flight...still arrive late but a... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
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I can only do what I can do...that is my mantra as I walk on the beach after a particularly frustrating day grateful for this stretch of beach and sand between my toes grateful to be drinking deeply of this... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
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a half day working in Miami and I drive to Singer Island to my hotel on the beach traffic and pounding rain...to arrive to this a 2 hour walk on the beach, that's the ticket! a shell strewn beach with... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
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found my way to my hotel in Miami...looked way too lux to be the right place I asked, at the front desk and sure enough I had a reservation on the 35th floor...I tip toed to the edge of the... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
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wonderful weekend, beautiful weather...bike ride, garden work...artwalk recharged to hit the road again the kids over after partying and dancing at the retirement party enjoyed artwalk with the 'moms'...sorry for the closed eyes ladies grateful for 2 1/2 days of... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
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off the plane and directly onto my bike...so grateful for coming home to beautiful spring like weather and the grand opening of the Sunset Bridge...wiped out during the 2013 floods we've all been patiently waiting for its return I happened... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
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cool view from my office this week..urban graphic work went well...will be traveling back here in a couple of weeks, maybe see a bit more grateful for nice connections made with the new customer, these Canadians are very friendly grateful... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style
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my trip to Toronto started a little shaky...pulled for extra long screening by customs (note to self, do not say I am traveling on business) my luggage was lost found a great little dim sum restaurant, then tried to shop... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2016 at Rodrigvitz Style