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About the Designer: Central Illinois resident for 30 years. I have 25 years of customer service experience, 20 years of intermittent team projects, and over 10 years of web development work. I enjoy both the developmental and design aspects of web development. If you need a feature that is not shown in this portfolio, I can find the resources to get the job done or provide a referral.

What is a Labrys? Fun tidbit: A labrys is a double-sided hatchet or axe commonly used in ancient European, African, and Asian matriarchal societies as both a weapon and a harvesting tool. Greek artwork depicts the Amazon armies of Europe wielding labrys weapons. Amazons were known to be ferocious and merciless in battle, but once victorious they ruled with justice. In addition, the labrys also played a part in ancient mythology. Demeter, the goddess of the earth, used a labrys as her scepter. Today, the labrys is a feminist symbol of strength and self-sufficiency. (Yes, some folks associate the symbol with lesbianism, but I claim the feminist definition.)

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