Tuesday, October 02, 2007
It's here... it's here!!!
Remember when I won Lora's beaded face contest??? Well - she arrived today and as with every thing beaded - the photos just did not do it justice. The colors are spectacular and what you can't see is how it feels - rich.
It could not come at a better time... I am celebrating my birthday (among other things) this month, so the timing was perfect!
Since I winning this drawing, and because it's my birthday month - I wanted to find a way to have my own give away. I hope to post more details by the end of this week, so please check back.
Leaves of Grass
This is what you shall do: Love the earth and sun and the animals, despise riches, give alms to every one that asks, stand up for the stupid and crazy, devote your income and labor to others, hate tyrants, argue not concerning God, have patience and indulgence toward the people, take off your hat to nothing known or unknown or to any man or number of men, go freely with powerful uneducated persons and with the young and with the mothers of families, read these leaves in the open air every season of every year of your life, re-examine all you have been told at school or church or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your own soul, and your very flesh shall be a great poem and have the richest fluency not only in its words but in the silent lines of its lips and face and between the lashes of your eyes and in every motion and joint of your body - Walt Whitman