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Micaela Scholtz

Creating Your Own Magic

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For Love or Money? Emerging talent, under 30, are making their own way.  One talent, Micaela Scholtz, talks about love, money and about her new magazine Vrouw .

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I’m looking for a ride to take me where I need to go. I’m looking for the freedom train. I know it’s there. I’ve seen it before. I’m going to find it again. I’m going to take that ride. I’m going to get where I need to go.

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Joy is not so cut and dry as bliss.

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More joy in Seattle’s arts scene for people with disabilities

 

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 Soul Food

Before rich brocade draped somber white,

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