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It's yet again Sunday In Arizona

The weeks have been so busy with work and play.   
Charity events and craft shows really kick into high gear in the Fall.   
All things for which to be thankful.

Perhaps you are playing along with the 30 Days of Thankful on Facebook.  If we each take one minute a day to think of our "Thankful Things", I bet we will all feel a little better about our self and our surroundings.  

I did an exercise once where we were all asked to comment on one thing nice about our spouse.   I was shocked when I stopped to think about it and realized all the good things there were that I rarely acknowledged.   Not because I did not appreciate them but simply because I was too busy, or took them for granted it's time to say thanks before I get busy again.....

I am thankful for our Wonderful Design Team and all the amazing creativity they bring to our lives.   I am thankful for all the truly wonderful customers AlteredPages has.   I am thankful for all the fantastic bloggers who add to our lives everyday with wisdom, beauty and inspiration.   I am thankful for all the friends I have made in the Art community.   And that's just a small sampling of my thankfuls!

Please feel free to be thankful in your comments...get it out there for everyone to see and read.   

Thankful for the color aubergine, the palette of your paints, the paper that inspires your work and certainly for the people who help your muse appear!


  1. I'm thankful I just found out you're here in AZ. Where are you and why weren't you at my bloggers luncheon yesterday.......:o) Keep an eye out for my upcoming post by this next weekend for how the luncheon turned out. I used to teach altered art at Mystic Paper, and now I'm going to be teaching a class at "Craft Fusion" in February.


  2. So very thankful for family, friends, art, blogging, my animal friends, and so much more! There truly is loads to be thankful for when take a minute and really think about it :)

    Thank YOU Jean for reminding us to do so!

    Ink Stained Roni


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