"A journey of one thousand miles begins with a single step." ~Lao-tzu
How appropriate that "journey" be the title of this, my 100th post. I'm not really going to make a big deal of 100 as I'm closing in on my one year here with this blog which will really be something to celebrate. But I am going to celebrate the completion of my paperbag swag. This is a wonderful round robin project started by Theresa. To understand more of what the project is about, read Theresa's post about it here. I had fallen a bit behind the schedule, but am happy to finally have it in the mail.
...and the back of the book.
The library card shows where the book will go to before it comes back to me.
There are two inserts that fit into one of the books pockets. The gold insert is where I wrote some information that tell the others more about me and talks a little about the theme of my book, which is "journey". When I first found this community through blogging I wasn't quite sure where I was going. But I've always believed it is the journey that gives my life meaning, not the destination. So far, this has been quite an amazing journey. This is the first insert where I
embroidered on each leaf a word that describes something I have gained on this blogging journey. I have learned so much, I've found a community of like-minded creative souls who share ideas and give me limitless inspiration. I have made new friends...some of whom I have had the pleasure of meeting, others I've made a connection with and hope to meet one day. This is a place that encourages me to create and I've found others who are interested in trading not only their ideas, but their art as well. I feel quite fortunate to be a part of this community and am grateful to be included in a project such as this paperbag swag swap.
This is a wonderful place to be.