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Saturday, August 2, 2008

A thoughtful friend ~ and free images for you!

Blogger has been very bad tonight!! I keep getting a message from internet explorer when I try to view my blog but have seen that many of you are having the same problem so hopefully they will get this worked out.
Oh well, at least I can post!!

UPDATE: I finally researched in the Blogger groups and it seems a counter link that I had on my blog from SITEMETER was causing this glitch. I've removed it and it seems to be fine now!!

UPDATE ON MY UPDATE: I've added SITEMETER back to my blog layout to count my visitors and now all seems to be working great, yaaaaaaay!!

I have to share something with you. A friend of mine that I have known for about thirty years now, is a flight attendant. She flies a lot of international flights and gets to shop at some wonderful places. Judy has an incredible knack for getting the BEST prices and finding the most amazing things. Well, she returned to Atlanta and brought me a little gift . . . a thoughtful, "I know she will just love this" gift. And she was SO right!!!!

This small book is precious!! The plates in it are just beautiful . . . I had to scan a few to give you. The colors didn't turn out quite as good as I wanted but maybe you can use these in your artwork!

Oh Judy, thank you so very much ~ you are always so thoughtful. I can't believe that there you were in a little shop in England and you thought of me and how I would love this. I will treasure it always!!

(Remember to click to enlarge and then right click to save to your computer!)

I hope you all have a great Saturday!!!

xxoo, Dawn


Teresa @ PlumWater Cottage said...

Good Morning,Dawn...
I thought of you when I was in a little shop in Newburgh yesterday. They had lots of 'nesty goodness' there. Blogger has been awful since last night. I truly thought I had a computer virus or something. After scanning and checking, I finally downloaded a Mozilla Firefox browser. It seems to be working.

Have a great weekend!

Abbie said...

Good Morning!
What a lovely gift!! thank you kindly for the images!

Vee ~ A Haven for Vee said...

I've been going down through my blog roll and have only been able to visit four or five blogs. I can't access my own. Have tried doing some research and have come up empty-handed. You're saying that site meter is causing the problem? Shoot! I love sitemeter.

Vanessa said...

Love those images! They are beautiful. What a thoughtful friend!

Lee W. said...

I would KILL fora book like that! I'm alwasy browsing in the used books to find such a book. You are smiled upon, girl!!

Alisa said...

What a sweet friend you have and very thoughtful of you to share. Thank you... they are lovely.

Utah Grammie said...

Again, thank you for the lovely images! And thanks for easing my mind about Blogger - I thought it was MY computer!!

Stacey @ The Blessed Nest said...

These are just beautiful!! What a thoughtful friend you have :). Thank you SO much for sharing these with us, I feel like I got a present, too!


TattingChic said...

How odd, I was having troubles viewing my blog and other blogger blogs last night and this morning, too! Then all of a sudden it cleared up. I have sitemeter, too. It all seems to be working now. It's good to be back on the blog scene.

Viv (VivLyn) said...

What a sweet gift! Again, thank you for sharing!! You are the sweetest!

Deborah said...

I had the same problem last evening!
I could not access my blog and kept getting the "operation aborted" message. However, this morning everything seems to be find.

That beautiful book is just perfect for you!


Nita Jo said...

Apparantly some blogs were marked as "spam"... how does that happen? I could go to mine, but I wanted to browse. None of my favorites were opening for me. I even did a computer checkup, updated my browser, and thought about taking a hammer to my PC.

Ok enough grousing... I love the pictures! What a sweet friend to bring you such a gift. Thank you so much for sharig your gift with us!

Nita Jo

Diane said...

Dawn, your friend sounds like a kindred spirit - a most rare one.


Debi said...

Hi Dawn,
What a wonderful and truly thoughtful gift! Beautiful plates and looks like they are in very good comdidion! Thank you for sharing the imaiges :-)I am so glad you mentioned there were blog problems.I thought maybe it was my computer!
Well, always so nice to visit you!
Enjoy your treasure!

Calamity Jane's Cottage, Bonnie said...

Hi Dawn, I wonder how many of us kept restarting and trying to fix our computer last night. I did....
Dawn that book is precious, cute pictures. Your tutorials will go flying out of your computer with all the creative people loving your art. Best of Luck!!!!

THE SPICE CUPBOARD said... know I emailed you right away when I couldn't get my morning "NEST" fix - so happy it is working now! Off to peek at your new book pictures. XO

DivaDeb said...

Add me to the list of frustrated bloggers last night, Miss Dawn....I was beside myself! (No, I am not addicted to blog hopping...I'm not, I'm not, I'm not!)SO happy that they have fixed whatever their problem was!

Such lovely images in your book...what a treasure of a gift AND a friend!

Lori @ Katies Rose Cottage said...

Dawn ~
That is the perfect little book for you ! I love it ! What a precious friend !!

vikki said...

what a sweet & precious gift! she knows your loves & heart! and i am sure you know hers! thank*u for sharing. wonderful pics! hugs & blessings, vikki ♥

Barbara Jacksier said...

What a fabulous find! And you know what else is fabulous? You really do post almost every day!

A bird in the hand said...

How generous of you, Dawn. This is truly passing on the riches! xoxo

Mrs. Staggs said...

Hi Dawn,

I'm always inspired by your lovely blog, and your sweet ways of expressing yourself.

I have been looking for egg images similar to this, so I appreciate your lovely gift very much. Thank you for sharing them.

Best wishes!


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