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Thursday, June 28, 2007

God has some Explaining to do...


I really would like to tell God off right about now...my best "little" 4 legged buddy got called to heaven this morning. Maybe my dad needed company???? Well my tear ducts are worn out, so please God, go easy on me for a bit... okay?

Saturday, June 23, 2007

Serenity



"God grant me the Serenity
To accept the things I cannot change
Courage to change the things I can
and the Wisdom to know the difference."

This prayer has gotten me through many tough moments in my life...to help me understand what I actually have "control" of, and what I do not....
This beautiful clock, I have been working on for over a month. I was on a mission to submit this Winter Fairy to Art Doll Quarterly for the June 15th deadline. This piece is the first piece that I have ever submitted..for various reasons. I was committed to do this for myself..June 13th I was suppose to ship Priority then decided I was whooped from graduation, hospital visits to dad, and it was Mom's birthday...so I will Express tomorrow.....My Dad died that night, and in my shocked, depressed stupor, I looked at this clock...my angel....my creation.....so ironically timed. What should I do? Send or keep? I thought of my Dad, and I know what he would tell me..."Honey, do your thing"....and so I did. Thank you Dad!

Friday, June 15, 2007

I've lost my Dad

With unbelievable sorrow I have got to say that a piece of my heart is gone. My father died yesterday June 14th, 2007. My dad was admitted to the hospital on Sunday with pneunomia and seemed to be recovering quite well. He was due to be moved to a care facility yesterday, in order to regain some strength in his legs. He was found by the night nurse not breathing and all efforts to rescitate him were made. Words cannot express my feelings of loss. Please pray for my mom and our family. Thank you all!

Tuesday, June 12, 2007

"Just Jack"


Well, I introduced you to Phoebe Pumpkin who is free on the Pfatt Marketplace this month. Click here in order to enter.

Meet "Just Jack"...He's sweet and somewhat spooky, so when he rings your doorbell this Autumn, you will look out the peep hole and say... "It's Just Jack"... He available for adoption via EBAY, click here to make him yours.

Lastly, my sweet "Jillian Jack-O-Lantern" is still available. Only one..

Friday, June 08, 2007

Buy Me!



Just listed "Mr. Wishes" Cat Clock over at EBAY. I love his sweet face..different cat sculpt for me, and I like him! BID on Mr. Wishes here
Busy weekend around the hacienda...My son Max is graduating High School and Jilly is coming home to surprise him! I am so proud of Max, and I know I'm going to cry like crazy! I just can't believe that my sweet little boy is "grown up"..well not quite, but definitely a landmark. Where did the time go? Well so much of it went to a job that I hated and the words "We've got to hurry", will be embedded in my mind forever. I HATE that phrase, and I have sworn to never say it to my children again.

I am so, so, so THANKFUL to have been given a chance to follow my dreams of being artist and working from home. I know I have been given a great gift. If you are trying to leave your job and change your life.....YOU CAN DO IT!!! It might take some time and probably sacrifices, but it's worth every wrinkle!

Monday, June 04, 2007

WIN ME!!!


Phoebe Pumpkin..... CC's Whimsies GIVE AWAY! PFATT Marketplace is celebrating Halloween in June, and on the 10th of this month the Halloween unveiling will happen. Enter to win this among 40 other artist's door prizes!!! Buy something from one of the artist, and you will be entered AGAIN!!! My first Halloween Whimsies of 2007 will be unveiled there. I am very excited about my newest darlings, but you will just have to wait for the Surprise!!! Come on by.. www.pfattmarketplace.com on JUNE 10th, 2007!