Monday, March 18, 2013

Best Foot Forward

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A quick trip this last week—a need to spend a few days alone with my parents long on my mind…

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Not one to be able to stay away from creating for very long {thanks to genes inherited from my mother!}, I brought along my art journal and a few pens—an easy thing to do when traveling light…

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A little journaling about my week there—attempting to capture just a bit of our time together…

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…finishing a few pages already painted & pasted that were just waiting for the right words, while we watched favorite movies together late at night…

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“Be your very best self”.  Something those very same parents taught me all of my life.  I always knew they didn’t expect me to be perfect.  I always knew they didn’t expect me to be like someone else—just me.  Myself.  The best me I could be.

Something they’re still trying to teach me.

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And I am doing my very best to do so…

Julie

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