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"Ordinary people believe only in the possible. Extraordinary people visualize not what is possible or probable, but rather what is impossible. And by visualizing the impossible, they begin to see it as possible."

That fits every artist, no matter what medium or tools they use!

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New year, new work!  I've been so very busy reworking my kids alphabet book.  My publisher just disappeared and left all their authors in the lurch!!

So, I've got a great illustrator, Eloise Art, and I have been spending lots of hours re-creating my work.  If everything goes as planned, I will be…

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New year brings new visions, new hopes and new dreams.  This artist is working on becoming more creative and diving into writing!  There is a fantastic artist working on illustrations for the new version of "My Alphabet Garden Tour."  Once it is all put together, my plan is to release it as a kindle…

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Magnificent Monday!

"You either get bitter or you get better. It's that simple. You either take what has been dealt to you and allow it to make you a better person, or you allow it to tear you down."


Hope your Monday is going well.  It is almost Christmas, so I really hope you are all prepared for the holidays…

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Serious Sunday Words...

"No matter what happens in life, be good to people. Being good to people is a wonderful legacy to leave behind."
Don't hate, don't be vindictive, try your best not to judge...don't slant your stories to make yourself look bigger or better...Honesty is always the best policy...just…

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Thursday Thoughts!

"Achieving goals by themselves will never make us happy in the long term; it's who you become, as you overcome the obstacles necessary to achieve your goals, that can give you the deepest and most long-lasting sense of fulfillment."

Wishing all of you an amazing Thursday!

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Wednesday's Words

"One day you'll realize that material things mean nothing. All that really matters is your well-being and that of the people in your life."

I've got a new product and it is listed in my Etsy Shop...Ellie the Elephant (drawn and painted by me) can now be put onshirts and reusable totes.


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"The more authentic you become, the more genuine in your expression, particularly regarding personal experiences and even self-doubts, the more people can relate to your expression and the safer it makes them feel to express themselves."

Back from camping...and never took out my shirts to sell...…

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Camping in our new Grand Design 5th wheel and loving it!  We are with some of our camping group and missing the ones who could not be with us!

This weekend, I brought some of my unique shirts to sell.  Think I'll bring them to the clubhouse this afternoon to see if there is any interest...I will…

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Words for Wednesday!

" Our personal trials have taught us the value of unmerited suffering. As our sufferings mounted we soon realize that there are two ways that we could respond to the situation: either to react with bitterness or to transform the suffering into a creative force."

Hoping you have a safe, happy and …

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Tuesday's Wise Words

"Coming to understand that we aren’t responsible for the actions of anybody but ourselves feels like a vacation when appreciated from the right perspective."


Hoping your Tuesday is happy, peaceful and productive!

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Monday's Wise Words!

"Failure is just an illusion. A failure is a clue that says another step is needed.

So, don't stop.. You're almost there."

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"Laughter heals all wounds, and that's one thing that everybody shares. No matter what you're going through, it makes you forget about your problems."
Find the time to laugh today...even if you have to laugh at yourself!! Godspeed!

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Just wanted to share

A friend sends me the most uplifting messages each day and I wanted to share this with you today!

"Every thought that we have has an energy that will either strengthen or weaken you. So think positive thoughts! "

I've been hard at work getting ready to "glamp" with our friends. We are hosts th…

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Well, it's Cyber Monday and the sales are absolutely fantastic!  Please browse through all my links and find your best deal.  Wall art, clothing and other products have great discounts, some have free shipping.  ALSO, Ratuken has some awesome cash back percentages in some of my shops!  If you don't …

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A day to be Thankful!

On this 28th Day of November, 2019, I stop what I am doing to give thanks for all the wonderful blessings I've received. over the course of the last year.  I am thankful for:

1.  My family and especially my "energizer bunny" husband who kindly does all the "heavy" stuff for me

2. My friends.…

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Here's a wonderful thought that was sent to me and it is too good not to share!  "Create a ripple effect today. Be kind to everyone, wherever you go. Remember there's no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end."

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Yup!  I'm back already!  

Sadly, I've had to change back to an older version of my guestbook.  I love my fans, followers, friends, family, guests SO much.  I have asked, politely I thought, to please not use my guestbook to market another site and/or service.  There was a field to add a URL an…

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I am sad to report that many guest comments did not make it through in a readable format.  I have to to delete them.  I appreciate all who leave a message that is not solely for the purpose of marketing yourself!

We have had a busy couple of months.  I am working on orders and also Christmas gi…

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Howdy! Back from a great trip and getting ready for an Art & Craft Fair!

Well, we traveled northward and visited the Ark Encounter in Kentucky.  If you are so inclined and can get there, I highly recommend this venue.  Created by a man from Australia, it is very evident that many hours of research went into this project, not only as to the accuracy of the physical ark, b…

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