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(This is Main Street by Angie, who is working on art goals here on the blog!)

This has been a personal project to blog every day for a school year on goals and dreams. My hope was that I could find a group of people to work with me.

I was lucky enough to find a small, but sincere group of inspirational people to keep me company. We've been using Walt Disney's philosophies or creations as inspiration.

I am no longer blogging daily, but I am notified if comments are posted, and I'll be happy to keep the discussion going!




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22 Days to GOal!: YOU are the muses!

Posted 04-20-2010 at 06:21 AM by Sandra Bostwick
Updated 04-20-2010 at 06:27 AM by Sandra Bostwick

Art by A.Daley

The movie Alice in Wonderland has served a rather interesting purpose for me. I think I mentioned that I only went because I had a free tickets and a couple of bored friends.

I walked out thinking "WOW!".

Then I did something I had not really done before...

I included Angie's Alice artwork in a long-term theme which, interestingly enough, had already been posted on PassPorter for her blog contest. Angie had created plenty of Alice paintings just waiting to be discovered!

Then, something even more interesting happened. I'd ask Angie for a piece on a certain theme and BOOM my cell phone would beep and there would be a painting!

While I've been using the Alice theme as a discussion prompt, Angie has been dedicated to the Alice theme LONG before I even bothered to notice.

This is Angie's Alice:

And this is the mural she painted for Alice's room:

Somehow, when I added Angie's artwork to my thoughts, I had new energy! I was inspired again.

And there have also been wonderful gestures by readers...PMs, VMs, emails, FaceBook messages, that have inspired me as well. Some of you gave me the gift of encouragement when I had trouble finding an inspirational spark to use on the blog. Some of you gave me great ideas that I could use.

I'm winding down here on the blog with just 22 days to go.

Here is what I would like to do.

For the blog days that I'll be in Florida, I'd like to feature blog reader's stories about the process or their stories.

I'm asking you to send them to me in an email, private message, or word document. I'll hold onto them and post them in the morning or evening before I go out.

Today, I am going to focus on all the amazing blessings that synchronicity brings to my life. The people, the places, the stories, the events and, yes, the artwork!

That's my blog entry for today!

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    I appreciate all the recognition and love for my art... but I don't think you are giving your self enough credit. The reason I get a piece done so quickly when you need it is because you are My Muse and probably to many... so THANKS!!!
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    Can you believe her artwork? It's unbelievable!! Angie, I've got to pm you about this again b/c I don't think you realize just how talented you are. My mother was a commercial artist in France and drew amazingly so I'm not coming into this without any knowledge.
    Oh, and Alice is a doll
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    Sandy, I was fairly cynical about having real "friends" here on PP but I've recently changed my mind and you I totally consider a friend. We'll have to meet some day. You seem to bring out the best in people and that's just as magical as Disney. The children you work with are incredibly lucky. I've said it before but if only you were Perry's OT.
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    Christine, that made me smile! Thanks.

    I agree that you can meet interesting people online and create some special relationships.
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