happy holidays

Posted by Mara on December 19, 2011 in Blog
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Hey!  I just wanted to say a quick THANKS to everyone who has bought gifts and cards from us this season and throughout the year.  We sure appreciate your fine taste in choosing Hand Drawn By Mara and your conviction in supporting small arts entrepreneurs.  Or as my ex-father-in-law used to say “artsy and fartsy [...]

dickens

Posted by Mara on December 16, 2011 in Blog
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I think I’ve mentioned once or twice before that I love holidays. I have always loved holidays, but I’m experiencing an amplified holiday appeal this year.  All because of this little baby.  Now that I have a family, I’m suddenly nuts about doing family holiday things.  Like we decorated our tiny house with boughs of [...]

sir thomas more

Posted by Mara on December 11, 2011 in Blog
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Does anyone know who Sir Thomas More is..?  I wonder if anyone would have heard of this guy if you weren’t a theatre geek who went to Catholic school where they do plays like ‘A Man For All Seasons’.  I mean he was a seminal figure in Renaissance history, and the 1966 movie by the [...]