Posted by : Sherri Cornelius Thursday, August 27, 2009

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I'd just gotten in from grocery shopping (that's why I look so good), and guess what I found on my doorstep! This is the package I've been waiting for: the book that Marta made for me. It's a gift which combines all my loves--art, fiction, and hand-crafted...ness. The book is The Labyrinth House, one I gave a critique a few months (a year?) back, so it has sentimental value, not to mention I've been wanting to get my hands on some of Marta's art, and now I have it. Here's a link to her art page, Words Are Art. Go browse...buy something. One of these days it will be worth ten times what you paid, mark my words.


My 10-year-old daughter loves to look at Marta's pictures, so she is thrilled with the book, even though the story is too old for her. I need to put it under glass so she won't smudge it with all her touching. I'll do that after I read it again.


Looking at my gift, I see inspiration, anticipation, friendship, and beauty. It touches me so deeply that I'm not sure I can even see all the ways it touches me.


I'll stop gushing now. I just wanted you to see it.

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  1. That's totally awesome. And her stuff is awesome. Thanks for the link!

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  2. Marta rawks out loud, and so do you. The stuff she does with her word art thing is really awesome. When I saw it I thought it was so clever, making art out of the words of her story. Fantastic imagination.

    Great shot of you, btw. :) I'm so glad to see it; I've missed your face.

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  3. That's funny, coming from a person I've never laid eyes on. But thanks for the sweet comment. :)

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  4. Thanks for all the you say and your unending support. I'm glad you like it!

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  5. Look how pretty you are! You just keep getting better! :D

    Marta's book looks great! And so does your happiness at receiving it. :)

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  6. I do! It inspires me. Thanks again. :)

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  7. Oh, you hush. You've seen my eight-year-old picture. :P

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