and apparently she who covets most wins.
this was harder than painting the painting. i wanted everyone to win. i still want everyone to win. and maybe we did - i know i did. y'all just blew me away, and made me laugh and cry and cry some more and think some more. thank you all for participating in this whim of a whim, if every there was.
and so. dear graciel. it is yours. please send me your snail mail address via email and it will be on its way to you next week.
oh. and re: the drawing. i did it myself. katie was teaching a class, and i just couldn't stand waiting. i'd already printed each person's name on a square of paper, folded them, had them all waiting in a bag. into the hat they went - an old hat i keep in the bag of the jeep, cause you just never know. i hung the hat on the emma tree and turned on her lights - they haven't been on since maggie died. there are 2or 3 that need replaced. i held the camera in my right hand and reached in with my left. harder than it sounds.
again. thank you all. thank you.