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I have been playing on vista print this morning and made some postcards to pop around Wanganui over the summer for the visitor to pick up. I had so much fun making them and am looking forward to them arriving!

A few weeks ago I made a calender of Shaughan and I and when it arrived I was so happy with it that I ordered more.

I have been listening to classical music this morning for a change and am loving it. I feel very light and fluffy.

Tomorrow I am working my first day at Catch and I'm excited. Shaughan has been working on his weekends so I thought if I work a day for him we could spend more time together.

My message for the day was: Do not be afraid to be powerful! Ask us to release you from any such fear.

I found a great quote:

I AM ME

In all the world there is no one else exactly like me.
There are persons who have parts like me, but no one who adds up exactly like me.
Therefore everything that comes out of me is authentically mine because I alone chose it.

Virginia Satir

I have finally signed up for the open studio weekend, I have decided to do it on my own and open my studio up for both weekends. I have been in the open studios for the past 4 years so it would be silly to miss this one now Rere is the coordinator and I have been giving her a hand. It's going to be a fantastic event here in Wanganui. You can visit their website for more details: http://www.whanganuiopenstudios.org.nz

ROCK ON!

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