Wednesday, October 15, 2008

free to believe

Today I received the most nicest surprise!
No, I did not win the Texas Lottery (must be because I do not play it), or get a call from Oprah asking me to design 500 pieces of my "free to believe" lariat necklace to give away to her audience on her Annual Christmas Show!
What I received was a top contender nod from a pretty wonderful author, blogger & photographer, David McMahon; who mentioned my blog in his Post of the Day (thank you David). What a blessing! And even more, I received comments from some special people I didn't even know. Thank you all for taking the time to let me know you enjoyed my Warrenton 2008~Part One post. This is the beauty of the blogworld isn't it? To get to know about so many special people thru their blog pictures and writings. One such person, is Meg Wolff, life in balance....becoming whole.
Her biography:
I just turned 50. I’ve been married for 25 years to an amazing man named Tom. Our kids are Francis and Cammie. I live in a lovely scenic little town in Maine. My real name is Margaret, but I go by Meg. I love photography and art. I've survived cancer twice, and lost a leg and a breast in the process. Although I’ve been through a lot, I'm not at all bitter. I feel passionate about sharing how I've managed to get healthy and live a full life. And I'm so grateful to be here.
Thanks for reading my blog. Please drop me an email and say hello.
I will leave you with a quote off her website.
“Perhaps we should cheer the loss of control, our failed attempt to change others, and focus only on changing ourselves.”
Joan Anderson, author of A Year by the Sea: Thoughts of an Unfinished Woman


A bird in the hand said...

Oh, Diane.
I'm very moved.

Daryl said...

Connecting to others via blogs is an amazing thing ...


Kahshe Cottager said...

And thank you for making a new connection when you visited my blog yesterday! I really enjoyed my visit here too!

Meg Wolff said...

Hi Dianne,
I checked back to read more and I want to thank you for mentioning me and my blog. I was so surprised and happy to read it. I'm glad you liked the quote.

Congratulations on your pins for Oprah's show. It sounds like she made a great choice. I wanted to buy on too, but it looks like there is nothing in your Etsy shop, unless I am not operating it correctly.

Thanks again! Meg XO

p.s. I will add you to my blog roll.

HappyDayArt! said...

Hi Diane, Congratulations from me as well! It was a very fun post. I need to go to one of those. You are so cool and I love your jewelry slide show. Had to watch it twice to absorb that many pieces. Beautiful!

Thanks for the comment about the photo of the light bulb. I cheated a little by cutting it out of a catalog and scanning it. Look ma, almost no hands!

fan mail from some flounder - Catherine

Anita said...

Congrats! David's blog is awesome... and he OBVIOUSLY has good taste! :)

Anonymous said...

oh I can hardly wait to go check out her blog and HUGE congratulations to you on being featured in the other blog. Yes, the blogging world can be a real treasure indeed.


kansasrose said...

Congrats Diane! You deserve the ALL the accolades! You are one special, talented, beautiful lady! Rock on! :)

Chris said...

Now that is so very cool. You do connect with people in so many ways, dear Diane. Your kindness, funniness, creativity, love ....all shine through. All make it a joy to read your words.