Saturday, August 04, 2007

State Fair Time Again!

I've signed up to submit ONE scrap page for the South Carolina State Fair. The first year they did this they only had about 7 participants. I took it in my head that we needed at least 50 entries. Now, mind you, I have nothing to do the scrap operations of the State Fair. I went to the local scrapbook stores, who advertised it and even gave awards to those who won ribbons. I posted on several message boards. Did reminders all the time. We had 49 entries submit scrap pages. It felt good that in my heart I was partially responsible. Now if we could only get them to set some kind of guidelines. The winners and those who did not win, at times, did not make a lick of sense. But I guess that is the challenge. I only know of one scrapper on the committee, and I know she is very good in her own right. The rest are craftsman.

I took second place for this one last year! My first place winner the year before is in my gallery.

Today I head for the CK Convention. I'm submitting to two of the contests. I always get nervous and upset in the waiting. And I haven't won yet. So I'm going to set a goal of turning in the pages, walk away and enjoy myself, and say "Ah ha, it's 4:45 and I need to check out the winners. I didn't sign up ahead of time this year due to my illness, so I hope there are are tickets available for the class I want.

Gratitude List:
1. A Loving, Mighty God
2. A caring husband, he's sponsoring my trip to CK
3. Missing the 18 wheeler that I almost turned into while avoiding an accident
4. My church family
5. My neighbor, Ms. Jane, who had a great procedure done on her heart and is now doing better than she has in year. Thank you, God for your grace!

What are you grateful for today?

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