Author Archives: Susan Spangler

About Susan Spangler

I'm a graphic designer and illustrator, observer and survivor. My website, www.susanspangler.com, contains a wide portfolio of my projects and images – some for pay, most for love, many for both. These graphic essays are inspired by things that catch my eye, my ear, my heart. Funny, confounding, astounding and encouraging, all at once. You know. Life.

Talking in Color

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small wonder

Posted in affirmation, beauty, comfort, encouragement, gratitude, home, inspiration, wonder | Tagged , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Shortcuts to Happiness

There are shortcuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them. Continue reading

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Mom Says Goodbye to Her Old House

Posted in aging, comfort, encouragement, family, generations, gratitude, home, inspiration, old age, peace of mind, solace | Tagged , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Mom and I Get Ready to Watch The Final Season of Downton Abbey

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Rockin’ the Purple

Posted in affirmation, aging, beauty, comfort zone, encouragement, home, marriage | Tagged , , , , , | 8 Comments

Here’s the Thing

Posted in affirmation, comfort food, comfort zone, encouragement, family, gratitude, home, inspiration, old age, solace | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Living in the Vast Maybe

Nothing in this world is certain. And I think we need a name for that. Continue reading

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3 Days Away

Posted in comfort zone, gratitude, inspiration, peace of mind, solace, travel, vacation | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Cook. Eat. Share.

Posted in affirmation, comfort, comfort food, family, home, recipes, sharing | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments