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My plate is full with demanding, though fun and meaningful, projects. I thought I could participate in the A to Z Blogger's Challenge but can not. This year I'm going to support fellow bloggers from the sidelines during April, visiting your blogs when I can.  I'm in the final stages of editing my soon-to-be-released book, writing my 7th book and preparing for my fall solo exhibition of my art, and that is a very full plate.

I hope to do a good job with what I'm working on and put my passion there. I'm stepping out of the challenge before it begins in order to write, edit and paint.

See you all on your blogs during the A to Z Challenge, and hope to participate again in 2018!


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  1. I've come close to the same decision. I just decided I needed a little play. I tend to read several days of a blog at one time to keep up with my visits. Best wishes on your new book.

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  2. Such a shame! But if this is how you feel, you're right to do it. YOu shoudl put your heart where it feels at home.
    Good luck with all yoru endeavours :-)

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    1. I'm already exhausted and that's no way to start a marathon. Thanks Sarah! Looking forward to your posts!

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  3. Yup, a good plan Stephanie when there is much on your plate. Good luck with everything! xx

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    1. Yes Susan! I will miss you guys and the marathon, sadly, because I really enjoy it and all of your comments!

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  4. Thanks! It's one of my Mandala paintings called Universal Mandala.

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  5. Beautiful painting! Better to bow out now and focus on the stuff you need to do rather than be forced to leave later in the middle of things. Best of luck with all your projects.

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    1. I agree! Thanks for the compliment about my work!

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  6. A shame you couldn't participate, but I get it. I had to sit out last year with too much going on. Congrats on your upcoming book release and art exhibit. Fantastic! :D

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    1. Yes! I will miss it tremendously. There's something exhilarating about making it through a marathon of any kind but I'm overbooked. Thanks Sara!

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  7. Wow. Congratulations on all the stuff you have on your plate! And, though it is a shame you can't participate this year, it sounds like you're going to have a fabulous and fulfilling April!

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    1. Melanie, things are going very well this month with my projects. Thanks so much for your bright and sunny encouragement!

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