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SOCIAL STUDIES : Robin Rose Owner & Florist of Fleurotica

SOCIAL STUDIES : Robin Rose Owner & Florist of Fleurotica

When I first met Robin, she made me nervous.  The good nervous. Like the type of nervous you get when you look at a shining diamond in the light.  I met her at Dimes in New York while my girlfriend and I were going out to dinner.  Robin and I had only been admirers of one another via social media and had never actually met in person, as most of us do these days.  When I met her, she beamed like an otherworldly creature who fell to earth.  Her warmth and kindness pulled me in for a big hug that felt as though...

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SOCIAL STUDIES : Nike Schroeder

SOCIAL STUDIES : Nike Schroeder

Nike Schroeder fell in love with her medium.  The lure of the materiality moved her into a self-taught movement of beautiful threads filling a space, creating an almost painterly look.  I first saw Nike's work a few years ago.  This large scale piece hung against the wall, colors of thread beautifully bleeding into one another forming a soft ombre of hues.  I just stood there and stared at it.  At first, I was caught by the color selection which gave me a calm and happy feeling.  Then I took a closer look and saw how much work was put into...

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SOCIAL STUDIES : Puno - Digital Mastermind Entrepreneur / Founder

SOCIAL STUDIES : Puno - Digital Mastermind Entrepreneur / Founder

I first met Puno when she and I were part of an event that LCD was having.  We held a conversation, where she was the moderator and I was the moderatee - Instantly I was extremely impressed with her.  Her insane knowledge, down to earth friendliness, hilarious personality, and her unbelievable beauty that comes from within and drenches all over her on the outside, made me have an instant friend crush.  After this, we stayed in touch and developed what is one of my most favorite new friendships I've had in a long time.  She is extremely generous with her overflowing knowledge on...

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