Hi stampers. This post may get rather long so if you don't want all the blah, blah, blah just skip on down to the pretty pictures. While the events of yesterday may not be on the scale as other "attacks" we've had this one hit me hard I guess because I'm a runner. I'm just so sad that people can be so evil and ugly. I saw a guy on the news today that had lost both legs yesterday and as a person who runs and does so much with my two legs (turbo kick anyone) on a daily basis I cannot imagine what that would be like. I'm so sad for the people who may never get to do something they love again. I would be devastated if I couldn't do any of those things again or if I couldn't stamp again. I just don't understand it, at all. I'm also having a hard time thinking of bringing a baby into a world like this. It just doesn't seem fair and I worry about our children's future. I probably would have felt like this on 9/11 if I wasn't in college though so I guess it's probably normal.
But, I'm trying to see the good and the beauty in the world in spite of all the crap, for loss of a better word. I got some good and exciting news yesterday in the midst of it all. I got an email notifying me that I was one of the lucky winners picked to be a display stamper by SU! I felt a little bad about being so happy about something on a sad day but you know what? That's what those evil people want. To take our joy away and we shouldn't let them! And I WILL make beautiful things to brighten the days of the people around me. You will not win evil! That's what we stampers do. We bring beauty and cheer to the world and I'm proud of that fact! As much as I want a baby this just makes me so sad!
So here's a pretty little card I made the other day. I hope it brings some beauty and cheer to your day!
Stamps: Paper pumpkin welcome kit, Oh hello
Paper: Confetti white
Ink: Crumb cake, pool party, island indigo, calypso coral, tea for two DSP
Accessories: circle and scallop circle punch, pool party ruffled ribbon, needlepoint border embossing folders
And I'm excited to register for convention this morning! I got my times all mixed up and thought it was at 9 my time so I took off from my turbo class...it's at 11 my time, whoops! So I better get my workout in. I'm thinking about running but I'm not sure I can do it today without being a blubbery mess....so if you're local and you see a runner going down the sidewalk crying....that's me :-/ Maybe a bike ride would be best....