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the constant of change

the constant of change

IT WAS 36 YEARS AGO today that I first hung the shingle of my new little company, C. C. Rigg's, an advertising studio. I wish I could say I had a big vision, a grand idea, or even a sketch of a business plan that resulted in the firm that's known today as Riggs...

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Blueberries for Buddy

Blueberries for Buddy

AS YOU NO DOUBT know if you've been a reader of The Daily Grace for a while, Tim and I spend a great deal of the summer at our beautiful retreat high in the mountains of Western North Carolina. There's so much to love about our time up there, including the fact it is...

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The Art of Commitment

The Art of Commitment

FOR THE SECOND year in a row, this spring I participated in a 100-day art challenge during which I painted 100 small watercolors over a (very loose) course of 100 days. Completing such a challenge took more energy and focus than I ever would have guessed. But the...

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Cathy Rigg 

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Cathy Rigg Monetti is a writer and maker with far more interests than she has time. Born and raised in Virginia’s Appalachian Mountains, she is currently writing a novel, a work of historical fiction set there and centered around five people whose lives intersect during the tumultuous years of the Civil War.

“Perhaps home is not a place, but simply an irrevocable condition.”

James Baldwin

“We see trees. What more do we need?”

Maira Kalman

“Ultimately, we are all just walking each other home.”

Ram Dass

“I’m just trying to matter.”

June Carter

“Instructions for living a life. Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it.”

Mary Oliver

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