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Olio – January 8, 2016 – The Sleep Edition

Olio: a miscellaneous collection of things Today has been a gray, sleepy day, which reminds me …. I came across 2 articles online recently related to sleep, thus this special Sleep Edition of Olio. First up, from Medium, “The Sleep Routines of Successful People.” This article provides a brief list of the number of hours certain successful – read: famous successful – people get per night. You’ll recognize most, if not all, of them when you…

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Olio – December 29, 2015

Olio: a miscellaneous collection of things  Do you ever run across so many fascinating items online that they back up before you get a chance to share them? I’m suffering that condition now but I’m going to control myself and share only 6 of them. Want to Create Things That Matter? Be Lazy. [99u] – While I agree with the basic premise of this article – that creating things of value, deep things, you have…

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Taking a Stab at Coptic Stitch … Again

Here’s my latest creation, a handmade blank journal with a Coptic stitch binding. After taking a class from artist Heidi Jeub to learn how to make these a couple years ago, I made a whole bunch in order to cement the process in my mind. And then I didn’t make any. Until this one. I remembered the procedures for making the signatures and the cover, but that Coptic binding was a tricky one. I managed…

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