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Here's my submission for Illustration Friday's word highlight. Every New Year's Eve my husband and I come up with separate lists of our Top 10 Moments of the Year. After the kids are in bed we go through our lists, one by one, counting down to our favorite moment of the year. The moments this year ranged from a Florida boat ride where dolphins came right up to our boat and we all watched them for a long time as they swam right near us, to the excitement of our children as they waited for our new dog, Sprinkles to arrive, to my Dad's 70th birthday weekend where my entire family was together for the first time in two years! , to my 10 year olds game winning catch to win his baseball league championship! My painting this week was inspired by some of the pictures from one of my husband's highlighted moments when he took our three boys to climb Mt. Monadnock in New Hampshire... it has been a wonderful year!
Doing this helps remind us of how incredibly blessed we are. So here's to a fabulous 2012 from my family to yours!