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Kindness

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 Who doesn’t love witnessing acts of kindness? Whether it be found on YouTube, witnessed on the streets, observed on the bus, or even in a movie. Ever heard the following?  : Kind hearts are the gardens, 
 Kind thoughts are the roots, 
 Kind words are the blossoms, 
 Kind deeds are the fruits. 
 - A little something something from the 9th century that was used to remind primary school children to be nice to each other. Cheesy, but hits home. Kindness usually doesn’t buy you a Maserati or anything, but it does help you achieve emotional connection. And...

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Honoring One's Craft

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Honoring One's Craft

As I walk through my little store in Telluride for the billionth time, I can't help but admire all the little things I didn't notice the day before, or the day before that.  The beauty of all things handmade lies in the truly one-of-a-kind relationship between the artisan and the artisan's art.  It is even more impressive to think that in that relationship lies a story that spans over generations, stories that honor age old traditions passed from generation to generation...

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