tranquility du jour #228: art every day

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Welcome to the 228th edition of Tranquility du Jour. Today’s show features upcOMing happenings and Art Every Day with Leah Piken Kolidas. 

Happy *almost* hollydaze to all.

Here’s the oh-so-perfect needlepoint le pug stocking that I mentioned in today’s podcast. It looks just like Sir Louis and is hanging on the mantle with care.

Let the hollydaze begin!

Workshops + Retreats: Join moi  for a tranquilologie experience.

1:1 Mentoring 

* DIY Creative + Conscious Business E-course
* 4-week Tranquility Project E-course November 30 
* Hollydaze Tranquilologie Teleclass December 7 
* Hip Hop Yoga in DC December 13

* Tranquilologie: A DIY Sprinkling of Everyday Tranquility E-course released January 1

* Women’s Urban Retreat in DC January 8

* Art Journal Playshop in DC February 12 
* Costa Rica March 3-10 
* Art + Yoga Cozy Cabin Retreat in West Virginia April 13-15 
* Women’s Urban Retreat in DC March 31
* Doga in the Park in DC May 12
* Yoga + Art Retreat in Paris + Provence May 24 – June 2 SOLD OUT + June 7-16 (6 spots left)
* Art + Yoga Cozy Cabin Retreat in West Virginia October 12-14
* Yoga Retreat in India November 2012
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Featured Tranquilista: Leah Piken Kolidas is an artist and creativity guide living near Boston, MA with her husband, their daughter, and their four cats. She runs creativity challenges at her blog, and she sells her artwork at She loves silly socks, fresh sheets of paper, and laughing loudly.

Savvy Sources:
Creative Every Day
Art Every Day Month

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