Saturday, May 24, 2014

W2SB: Red, White, and Blue -- UPDATED

Update

Thanks so much to everyone who visited our blog over the Memorial Day weekend! We so appreciate your kind words.

Congratulations to Vicky Scheiber who won the Bo Bunny Liberty blog candy! Vicky, we will be in touch.  :)

Finally, we hope you will come back on June 1 to see what inspirational words we have chosen for the month of June.


Original Post

Hi, everyone! Welcome to the Words 2 Scrap By post for OWH's Memorial Day Bloghop.

On this Memorial Day Weekend, those of us at Words 2 Scrap By offer thanks to those who have served our country.

W2SB is a challenge blog started by a couple of OWHers in January that uses words as the inspiration for monthly projects.

Today we are posting a bonus challenge that uses the words Red, White, and Blue as our inspiration to make cards for Operation Write Home. Our I-Teamers have used OWH Sketch #12 to make cards for OWH's four themes: Love You,  Miss You, Happy Birthday, and Thank You.

Our "Red, White, & Blue" Cards for Sketch #12


"Happy Birthday" by Penny

"Thank You" by Annie


"Love You" by Sybrina

"Miss You" by Bobbi

 
Blog Candy

What would be a blog hop without some candy? 

We have a pad of Bo Bunny Liberty, one of our all-time favorite patriotic papers, in honor of our Red, White, and Blue words of inspiration. To qualify, please leave a comment below, along with your email address, by 12 midnight EST on Tuesday, May 27. One commenter will be randomly selected to win the prize.

Happy Hoppin'!

Thanks for stopping and happy hoppin'! To return to the start of the bloghop, please click here.

And, we would love for you to stop back by on June 1 for next month's word-inspired challenge.


135 comments:

  1. Very nice cards and very inspiring!

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  2. Oh my what lovely cards, they are all so nice, I cannot pick a favorite.

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  3. wonderful cards...love the patriotic variety! Thanks to the troops.

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  4. Especially am thankful for the MISS YOU card with the red stars -great design

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  5. Wow you've been very busy! Love of nice patriotic cards. The embossed elements really add nice texture.

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  6. These are all awesome! The papers and the details made these all special!
    hiscreation2@hotmail.com

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  7. What a beautiful collection of cards! I especially like that red flower composed of heart shapes - what a wonderful creation! Please don't add my name to the blog candy, as I already have 2 of the Liberty paper pads! LOL Happy Memorial Day!

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  8. Thanks for all the inspiration. Love all the cards.

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  9. These are very nice. I like the different color tones you used.

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  10. Love all the cards, but the sentiment on the second card is my favorite!!

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  11. For some reason the first two cards did not show up on my computer but I was able to click and visit their sites. They are all beautiful. I like all of the variations on the same sketch. Shows you don't have to be so literal in your interpretation. avtaft aol com

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  12. I just love that first card with the star paper and red string...it is fantastic!

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  13. What beautiful cards!!! I love the patterned paper in the first one especially!

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  14. Lovely cards! Thanks for sharing.

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  15. Everyone of these is perfect for our heroes.

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  16. I love that you showcase sentiments in such beautiful ways! And the papers used on the first card are absolutely stunning for the Memorial Day theme! Thanks to all four of you for sharing your cards with us!

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  17. All the card are so inspiring , love all the different layers and sentiments used on all the cards. Thanks for supporting OWH.

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  18. Excellent inspiration! Thanks so much!

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  19. Really great cards! Thx for sharung

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  20. Great cards!

    Mandy
    mjbaker @ earthlink.net

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  21. ooooh these are great!!! Love Red White and Blue
    cdebbie672@gmail.com

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  22. What beautiful cards. Love them all, but my fav is Penny's. Thanks to all of you for sharing your wonderful creations.
    brendah1951 at gmail dot com

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  23. All the cards are great! Love the papers! Thx for sharing.

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  24. Love them all. Perfect use of the holidays colors!

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  25. So many great cards to scraplift! Thanks for the ideas!

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  26. What a wonderful bunch of lovely cards. Great options for using those papers I think all the designers did a fantastic job. But Annie's is my favorite one. arlinverna at tnics dot com

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  27. Annie's card is my favorite. Love the bright colors and the flower made with hearts.

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  28. I really love all of the cards you have made. I especially like the paper in the Happy Birthday on by Penny!

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  29. These cards are gorgeous. I really like the thank you card. Great choice of papers and textures. Thanks for sharing!

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  30. Thanks for participating in OWH's Memorial Day blog hop! Love all the cards, but the birthday card and the thank you card particularly caught my attention--love the combination and choice of papers and use of layering. Thanks also for the opportunity to win blog candy.

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  31. Even more great sentiment cards! Love them all

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  32. I loved the Happy Birthday card, then saw the Thank you card and well they all captured my heart- so wonderful! Thank you for sharing them all!!!

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  33. I'm drawn to the Happy Birthday one, as we have a Flag Day birthday coming up soon. I love its vertical panels!

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  34. These are all wonderful - great designs, beautiful colors, and the sentiments are so nice! Thanks for the chance to win some BoBunny goodness! mamagilliam@gmail.com

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  35. Love the papers and cards with the perfect sentiments! Thank you for sharing

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  36. Those love all of the cards but the thank you by Nnie is my face! Arobalik@msn.com

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  37. wonderful examples for the sketch, all unique in their own way

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  38. How fun to discover a new challenge blog started by OWHers!

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  39. all of these cards are great, love the red ,white and blue colors

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  40. I'm just loving all the red, white, and blue cards...they are all wonderful!

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  41. All the cards are gorgeous with great papers and sentiments. Everyone made great use of the sketch - it's nice to see all of the subtle variations carried out so well!

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  42. All of your cards are great!
    Thanks for the inspiration!

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  43. All of the cards are wonderful and I think I am going to try out sketch #12

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  44. Gorgeous cards. Thank you for the inspiration.

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  45. What a wonderful idea for a group. Thanks for sharing the cards of members. Love the Red, White and Blue. Hope they bring smiles to our deployed heroes.

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  46. Great cards! Looking at all these cards is making me very emotional! Thank you!

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  47. Terrific to see how various people interprete the sketch.

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  48. It's so exciting to see so many different and inspiring cards using one sketch. Love it!!!

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  49. Loving all the patriotic cards using this sketch! Great cards and wonderful cause!

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  50. Love all the red/white/blue papers! Great cards.

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  51. Oh my goodness.....I didn't even know this blog existed!! So glad I saw it on Bobbi's blog. What a great idea to keep us OWHers motivated. Beautiful cards for a wonderful organization! Will check back in with you soon to see all the posts I have missed. Thanks for the chance to win - I adore BoBunny ((hugs)) msmith38652 @ gmail.com

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  52. I love the papers in the first card! And that is a fantastic sketch.

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  53. Wow! great cards from your team! I especially love how Penny placed the sentiment behind the cutout in the frst card. I would love for you to check out my blog. I'm offering blog candy for followers. http://alllthingsbeautiful.blogspot.com to Amy A.

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  54. Love all the cards but the Happy Birthday card is awesome! Love the stars, stripes and spots!
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  55. Nice work. I really like the dry embossed red flower.

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  56. These patriotic cards are great! I'm especially drawn to Annie's card! clayandamy@sbcglobal.net

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  57. Like the variety of cards. Like the way you tied the cord thru the sentiment tag. Like the distreessed star stampe3d background. Like the Patriotic Red/White/Blue.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  58. These are all beautiful! LOVING all these patriotic colors! HUGS and happy Memorial Day weekend! :) Mynn xx

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  59. These cards are absolutely adorable! I loved the use of the sketch as well as the compositions of all them.

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  60. All of these cards are so perfect. I really LOVE the second. that sentiment works so well!

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  61. What beautiful cards! My favorite is the 1st one because of it's simplicity. The red just pops!

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  62. Really nice selection of cards.

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  63. Oh, I really like the 2nd one...the flower embellishment is great and somehow, even though it is floral, it doesn't look "girly!"

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  64. All the cards are lovely! All the patterned papers are wonderful. Thank you for sharing!! stampersbliss@gmail.com

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  65. I really love the patterned paper you used.

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  66. Great cards. I really like the red flower that was embossed. So bright.
    April

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  67. Love the red, white, and blue cards! The circle made with embossed hearts is great. Lovely ideas.
    lyn@plkaufmann.com

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  68. Great cards and wonderful papers used. Thanks for participating in OWH's blog hop.

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  69. Red, White and Blue is one of my favorite color combos. Love your interpretations. Super papers. Thanks for your support of OWH!
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  70. I love the flower made from hearts. What a great idea!

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  71. Terrific cards - especially love the one with the hearts by Sybrina, but they're all CASE-worthy :)

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  72. I love the heart flower and the sentiment on the Thank You card ... and the others are great, too! (forgot my email address, and couldn't figure out how to edit -- sorry!)
    djmevritz@msn.com

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  73. Great job on the cards, and the different interpretations of the sketch! My e-mail is artandcatloverinjville (at) gmail (dot) com. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  74. I like the label die going off the edge on the first card. Plus I really like those papers. The embossed hearts to make the flower on the second card are really creative and cute.

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  75. Beautiful cards! I looooove that heart-flower on Annie's card. Is that a die? Who makes it?

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    1. katendansmom (at) yahoo(dot)com

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    2. Hi Aimee! Thanks for visiting the W2SB blog and playing along :-) The heart flower is a die. It's an Embosslit from Sizzix called Old Country Bloom.

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  76. The first card is my favorite! juniorclasssponsor at g mail

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  77. I'm seeing so many awesome cards! And so many wonderful giveaways! It's inspiring me to dig out my stamps and papers and get to cardmaking!!!!!

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  78. Amazing cards ladies! Thanks so much for the chance to win. Have a great day and thanks for supporting OWH.

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  79. Patriotic cards are always a challenge for me-I just cant decide on a design. I like your three examples a lot and like that one is not as obvious by using the colors but doing it in flowers, etc. I am going to keep tha tin mind!

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  80. I am drawn to Penny's card - love the papers, and the simplicity of how the colors change across the card, and the way the sentiment goes off the card. Almost like something scrolling across the screen.

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  81. You make a great team-- such great-looking cards!

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  82. What a classy group of cards. Nice job.

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  83. Great cards. Love me some red, white, and blue!

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  84. Oh I love these cards!! The stars and stripes paper are perfect!!

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  85. Thank you for sharing your cards and inspiring me to go make some more of my own OWH cards!

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  86. Beautiful cards, thanks for sharing!

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  87. Beautiful cards! Would love to know where Annie got that fantastic THANK YOU sentiment.

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    1. Hi Pammy! Thanks for the nice comments. I picked up that stamp at Michaels (maybe a year ago?). It's made by Stampendous - #V035 - For All You Do.

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    2. Thanks, Pammy! I picked up that stamp at Michaels (maybe a year ago?) It's made by Stampendous! - #V035 - For All You Do.

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  88. Great cards! Any of our servicemen would love to receive these.

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  89. Fabulous cards everyone, I love the papers! Thanks for supporting OWH! tamarndt@aol.com

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  90. Great cards everyone, really liked some of the paper. Thanks for sharing.

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  92. Wonderful cards - I really like how the red, white & blue can be used for more than just patriotic themed cards. Love the layouts on each and how the each represented their theme (love, thank you, etc. so well. Thank you for sharing these wonderful cards & for your support of OWH & our armed forces. Email is aundriab76 at gmail dot com.

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  93. Beautiful patriotic cards! I just love the sentiment on Annie's card!

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  94. Very awesome cards. Love them all. Have a safe and great Weekend.

    heifer21 at hotmail dot com

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  95. OMGosh i love all of the cards. The colors and how each one is different even following the same sketch. Anneirenej@yahoo.com

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  96. lovely lovely cards!!! slnewby at gmail dot com.

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  97. Nice Cards!
    Really like the sentiment and design
    of Annie's Thank You card!

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  98. Great cards! They all make me feel happy, but my favorite is the first card.

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  99. Wonderful cards and love your blog challenges...I keep looking but haven't been able to play along yet! Keep up the great work. Stacyb0711@gmail.com

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  100. These are all great cards. I can't pick a favorite as they are all good.

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  101. Love the "For all you are...: card/ It is laid out well, great embellishment and the saying is wonderful.

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  102. Beautiful cards! I have the For all you are...stamp. I think I may need to CASE that card.
    bam7462 at gmail dot com

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  103. Love them all! So excited to come back and try a challenge!

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  104. All the cards are beautiful, but I am partial to the very cool patterned papers that Penny used. Nice job, ladies! owhcarol at gmail dot com

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  105. I love how they're all red, white and blue but mostly have a bit of unexpected or unusual elements, in a good way! TFS! RBBRRMQN at YAHOO dot COM Nancy M and thanks for the chance to win!!

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  106. Wonderful cards using this sketch!
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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  107. Great cards and I LOVE the patriotic papers, especially the one with flowers!!

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  108. I love the blend of patterned papers. Thanks for the example. mrwatson30@hotmail.com

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  109. I love all the red, white and blue!! Having served in the military myself, I have always been partial to those colors! Love the cards, and I can't wait to read more! Thank you!

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  110. Beautiful cards. The colors and designs are perfect. TFS

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  111. wonderful cards, love the variety of the same sketch

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  112. Wonderful cards! Thanks
    for the inspiration!

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  113. Great cards. Thanks for the inspiration.
    sandyt77 at Comcast dot net

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  114. All of these cards are outstanding and would be received with delight. I especially enjoy the birthday one. I like the varying widths of the paper and the off set of the sentiment with the tiny hearts. Lovely.

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  115. Love the inspiration in these cards! The paper are awesome. Vscheiber at charter dot net

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  116. Lovely group of cards from some lovely ladies! Have a great day and thanks for supporting OWH! d dot nuce at comcast dot net

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  117. Wonderful inpiration! Keep up the great work!

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