Thursday, September 18, 2014

Think Out Loud #111: Sandwich Thief

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I found this on Facebook and thought it was hilarious!!
Check out these pics...

Oh wow! I laughed so hard at that!
Hope everyone is doing well!!

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Think Out Loud #110: Akira Nagaya

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I found this story at ViralNova.
HERE is the link!
Here is the info copied from that site!

Akira Nagaya, a self-taught Japenese Kirie (literally "cut paper" in Japanese) artist has spent the past 30 years of his life learning one of the most ancient and beautiful arts in the world. 

It requires patience, and brilliance, but most importantly... a willingness to endure years of paper cuts!

But what he creates though is nothing short of the brilliance you'd expect from a true master. 

When Akira first started as a sushi chef over 30 years ago, he first learned the art of delicate paper cutting through food preparation.

He would continue the art of using paper and a utility knife as he enjoyed the work.

Eventually increasing his skill to sheer mastery level.

Later, this 47 year old would eventually open his own restaurant and even decorate the walls with his creations.

It didn't take long for others in the community to discover his work and spread it to the world.

Amazingly enough, TV crews eventually showed up to learn about this amazing art and Akira's work spread even further than he could ever imagine.  “That was the first time I even considered what I had been doing as art,” recalls Nagaya.

If you'd like to see more of Akira's beautiful work, head over to his Facebook page.

Here are examples of Nagaya's art!!

And favorite!

This is all so amazing and beautiful!!
What talent and skill!

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Cover Reveal! Brew by David Estes

Salem’s Revenge strikes without warning or mercy, ravaging the powerless human race under the forces of united gangs of witches, wizards, and warlocks. During the slaughter, Rhett Carter's foster parents and sister are killed, and his best friend and girlfriend are abducted by a gang of witches calling themselves the Necromancers, who deal in the dark magic of raising the dead. Rhett’s sword-wielding neighbor with a mysterious past saves Rhett from becoming another casualty of the massacre and teaches him the skills he needs to survive in this new world.

Rhett is broken, his normal high school life of book blogging and football playing shoved in a witch-apocalyptic blender. The only thing he has left is his burning desire for revenge. Armed with his new witch hunting skills and a loyal, magic powered dog named Hex, he sets out into the unknown with one mission: hunt and destroy those who took away everyone he ever loved.

But Rhett isn’t just a witch hunter; he has secrets of his own that he has yet to discover, secrets that his enemies will stop at nothing to keep him from.

And discovering the truth about himself is the human race’s only hope.

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David Estes was born in El Paso, Texas but moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania when he was very young. David grew up in Pittsburgh and then went to Penn State for college. Eventually he moved to Sydney, Australia where he met his wife. They now live together in their dream location, Hawaii. A reader all his life, he began writing novels for the children's and YA markets in 2010, and started writing full time in June 2012. Now he travels the world writing with his wife, Adele. David's a writer with OCD, a love of dancing and singing (but only when no one is looking or listening), a mad-skilled ping-pong player, and prefers writing at the swimming pool to writing at a table.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Think Out Loud #109: Hyper-Realistic Art

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I think I found this whilst trolling Facebook. LoL
The link to the original story at ViralNova is HERE!
The following is quoted from that article..

"This is the kind of work that will seriously make you second-guess what you're seeing.

Gustavo Silva Nuñez is a hyperrealistic painter. He specializes in creating scenes of people floating, swimming, or even just sitting in water. The level of realism in his paintings is pretty darned amazing, but Nuñez likes to take his art a step further.

When he's finished with his paintings, Nuñez poses with them to create an optical illusion of sorts. The result is that it looks like he's actually interacting with the people on the canvass. It's pretty amazing, and works because his paintings are so realistic. Just check them out."


All of these are so. just... WOW!
This guy is incredibly talented.

Friday, August 15, 2014

Think Out Loud #108: O Captain! My Captain!

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This week, a tragic death occurred that effected me deeply.
Robin Williams lost his battle with depression and committed suicide.
I grew up watching him and he always brought me such joy.
This just proves depression can effect anyone.
I myself struggle with Bi-Polar Disorder with severe depression and anxiety.
Most of the time, I don't even want to get out of bed in the morning.
With my recent change in my psych meds, 
I haven't been doing well and have even been neglecting this blog.
I try so hard to be positive and see the good in things,
but depression is merciless. 
All my love and support go to his family and friends.
This has to be devastating for them. 
Wherever Robin is, I hope he has found some relief from the pain.
Some people say he was "selfish" and others have gone
as far as to call him an outright "coward."
This is wrong and uncalled for, in my opinion.

I will miss you Robin Williams.

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Think Out Loud #107: First Moon

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to encourage blogging outside the box.
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You know you want to!

This is sooooo funny!
It is an ad, but this is totally something my mom would have done!
I know all the ladies will relate.

First Moon

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