River Place nature trail

Hiking has become a really nice way to unwind during my off days from work. There’s something calming and about the chirping of birds, rustling leaves, and sounds of the nearby creek. The hikes I’ve been on this year have also been really interesting. Once I was followed around by a small white drone, another…

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Reconnecting with my creative voice

… Ummm its time to get serious One of my goals since college graduation has been to reconnect with my creativity. I work in a creative field and even have a somewhat creative job as a newspaper page designer, but there is very little room for experimentation within the position. 4 states, 5 moves, 5…

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My creative journey so far part one

I would describe my creative journey as obsessive. Don’t know why but I’ll get really into something for about a year and then I’ll discover something else and get really into that. So basically nothing ever sticks long term, but the weird thing is I always circle back to past interests.

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Why I deleted so many posts

My original intentions were to make What’s up Maddy a place to share my art, and journey into refinding my creative self. Instead this space became a very sad place to share everything but art, and I didn’t like what it was becoming. I want to be proud of this space, and build a positive…

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Fresh start

The original plan for What’s up Maddy was for it to be an art blog, featuring various art projects and inspirations. Instead it turned into an overly personal sad blog with with very little art. When I decided to do a total revamp of the blog I chose to delete all but one post, and…

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