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      Not Too Shabby

      Registered: August 2009
      Location: VA
      Posts: 32
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      I definitely feel like part of a virtual sisterhood. It’s so strange to feel close to folks that you’ve never met or spoken with in person. When I first began digi scrapping, I participated in a site CT contest. I didn’t even understand what the purpose of the contest was, and of course, I was eliminated in the first round. I was discouraged, and I began to think that I’d never get the hang of scrapping digitally. A couple of sweet gals encouraged me to keep at it, though. One was a designer, and she gave me a free kit to add to my very small stash. Their kindness was the perfect motivation I needed. When that same designer announced that she was going to retire, I surprised myself by literally crying like someone had died. I feared I was losing my “friend”. She hung around, though, and has since returned to designing. I guess my point is that despite only having a “virtual” relationship, I still feel very close to my digi scrapping friends. It’s a sisterhood of diverse women all willing to share our joys, fears, struggles, and day-to-day happenings. They are a source of inspiration, motivation, and encouragement. Now, I'm not Polly Anna about this ... I understand that other's may feel differently about me. That's OK! As I get older, I've come to realize that this is just how it is, and to not take folks for granted. Circumstances may change at a moment's notice and the tiny thread that connects us will be broken. In the mean time, I'm just enjoying being part of this virtual sisterhood.
      · Date: Mon May 16, 2011 · Views: 466
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  1. Mon May 16, 2011 10:03pm
    1. agmerino22
      Not Too Shabby

      Registered: April 2011
      Posts: 10

      Very well said.
      And gorgeous page design as well.
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  1. Sat June 4, 2011 7:14am
    1. kylie-j

      Blog & Team Director

      Registered: May 2010
      Location: Melbourne, Australia
      Posts: 4,283

      WOW!!!! I LOVED reading your journaling! That's exactly how I feel about this little digi-scrapping world! I would be lost without it! Another beautifully scrapped page! You are soooooo TALENTED and I'm so happy that you continue to post here! Such an INSPIRATION!

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  1. Mon December 26, 2011 2:58pm
    1. sixtyschild
      Mostly Shabby

      Registered: October 2011
      Location: Masterton New Zealand
      Posts: 244

      Wow thats such a beautiful story you have journalled so well, I know how you feel, I'ts like that for me to, digi scrapping is more than just websites, we do make virtual sisters, great layout, you are gifted! Inspiring.


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