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Tuesday
Feb172009

Consider This...

"Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other." ~John Adams

Have a  blessed day!

Roben-Marie

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Friday
Feb132009

Outdoor Seating...

On my last trip to Miami, my hubby and I ventured up to Coconut Grove to have dinner.  Of course, I had the camera at the ready!  While making a turn down a side street to make a quick turn-around I saw this abandoned leather love seat.  We stopped in the road so I could get a few shots of it!

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OUTDOOR SEATING by Roben-Marie
Coconut Grove, Florida

Have a  blessed day!

Rms

Credits: Overlay: AllLouJames

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Tuesday
Feb102009

Winner #9...

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Thanks to everyone who offered their thoughts on the meaning of femininity.  I really appreciate all the comments!  I used www.random.org/ to pick the give-away winner...#9, which is Barbara!  Barbara will receive an art supplies goodie bag courtesy of me!  Thanks again to everyone who participated!

Have a  blessed day!

Rms

Digital Credits: Be in Love Overlays by Roben-Marie Designs at Paperbag Studios.

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Tuesday
Feb102009

More Multiples...

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CLEARLY by Roben-Marie
Mt. Dora, Florida

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WATERING CANS by Roben-Marie
Mt. Dora, Florida

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RUSTED & WORN by Roben-Marie
Mt. Dora, Florida

Have a  blessed day!

Rms

Overlays:  Nesster

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Saturday
Feb072009

Give Love...

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Have a  blessed day!

Rms

Digital Credits: Forever Mine Blog Train Freebie/Part of Roben-Marie Designs contribution.  Get it here for free!

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Friday
Feb062009

Blog Give-away...

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This week I am analyzing the definition of the word "femininity."  What does  this word mean to you? I would like to hear your thoughts. If you would like to share, please leave a  comment to this post and you will be entered into a drawing for an "art supplies" grab bag!!   Leave a  comment by February 10 at 8:00PM EST.  The winner will be announced on February 11.

The art supplies grab bag will include a variety of goodies like ribbons, metal objects, ephemera, etc.!

Have a  blessed day!

Rms

Photo Credit:  Stephanie Gagnon

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Thursday
Feb052009

I Believe I Can...

I started a Bible study today with a very good friend of mine.  I can now justify a weekly visit to Barnes & Noble as well as Starbucks as Thursday is our day to meet, share and encourage one another.

The book we are studying is called The Power of Being  a Woman by Michelle McKinney Hammond. I want to share with you an excerpt that I have been reflecting upon this week:

"I believe I can speak in a normal tone and still be heard.  That I can stand perfectly still and manage to get things done. That I can influence rather than provoke, inspire rather than challenge. That I can affect a nation from my home. That I can move mountains with my faith!" ~ Michelle McKinney Hammond

This week I begin a journey.  I will keep you posted on my progress! 

Have a  blessed day!

Rms

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Wednesday
Feb042009

Precious One...

PRECIOUS ONE

Have a  blessed day!

Rms

Digital Credits: Be In Love Overlays, Black & White Papers and Worn & Torn Natural Papers by Roben-Marie Designs at Paperbag Studios.

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Wednesday
Jan282009

Nature Scenes...

“Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift.”
~ Albert Einstein

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SPANISH MOSS
Blue Springs, Orange City, Florida

HYDRANGEA
HYDRANGEA
Mt. Dora, Florida

DAINTY
DAINTY
Mt. Dora, Florida

Texture used on all three photos by Jaiel.

Have a  blessed day!

Rms

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Tuesday
Jan272009

Digi Slide Show...

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Rms

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Saturday
Jan242009

Flea Market Finds...

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MEDICINE BOTTLES
Mt. Dora, Florida

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CHAIR BACKS
Mt. Dora, Florida

Have a  blessed day!

Rms

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Tuesday
Jan202009

Creative Desktop Filing...

I found this great new blog called definatalie.com!  Natalie does great illustrations and doodles!  Don't miss her free monthly wallpapers.  The month of January is very cool and you can get it here.  The wallpaper is cleverly designed to organize your icons onto the various spaces she has created on your desktop.  I can't wait to see what she comes up with for the rest of the months of the year! 


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What fun!

Have a  blessed day!

Rms

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Monday
Jan192009

Warner, Missionaries and Multiples...

Today I am cheering for Kurt Warner who will be playing for the Lombardi trophy in two weeks!  I hope he will take his team to their first Super Bowl win! 

“The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.” ~Vince Lombardi

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We've had visiting missionaries from the Ukraine in town and I am the events planner/hostess for their ten day stay.  What a wonderful family and a great work they are doing with abandoned babies in the Ukraine.

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Rsmith_glassknobs_ms GLASS KNOBS
Mt. Dora, Florida

Have a  blessed day!

Rms

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Friday
Jan162009

More Multiples...

More images from my on-going Multiples Series.  Enjoy!!

“A mountain is composed of tiny grains of earth. The ocean is made up of tiny drops of water. Even so, life is but an endless series of little details, actions, speeches, and thoughts. And the consequences whether good or bad of even the least of them are far-reaching.”  ~ Swami Sivananda

Have a  blessed day!

Rms

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SALVAGED
Mt. Dora, Florida
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Mt. Dora, Florida
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Rsmith_cambridgegrain_ms CAMBRIDGE GRAIN
Mt. Dora, Florida
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Wednesday
Jan142009

The Night Before Christmas...

I started using the internet about 13 years ago.  I got the standard dial up e-mail account with AOL and was on my way!  I knew I was hooked when I was working on a project for the advertising agency I was working for and needed a copy of The Night Before Christmas.  I found it within seconds on the internet!  The world was at my fingertips and I was amazed. 

Which brings me to this...I am reminded today of how small our world truly is.  I received an e-mail from a lady late last year who had seen my name in Journal Revolution. She wrote to say that she saw my artwork and that I lived in her town.  How nice that another art-minded person should live just down the street.  We agreed to get together after the first of the year.

Today I had lunch with Sandi.  I've read her blog and knew without a doubt that I would like her.  Afterall, we are both Burt's Bees junkies.  We would get along just fine!  So, over two bowls of soup at Panera Bread Company, we chatted about ourselves, our art and this-and-that.  I'm afraid I probably chatted more as I don't get to talk to many people during my work day.  Sandi is very warm and funny, too.  I really like her and see us becoming friends.  She has a studio big enough for more than one and that means I can get together at her place to make stuff!  No, I did not invite myself.  Although, I have been known to do so.  We all want to see where other folks create and "root" around looking at everything.  I feel blessed today to have made a new friend.  Life is good!

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On another note, I've been doing the digi thing this week and have a few layouts to share.  Enjoy!

Have a  blessed day!

Rms

BABY LOVE by Roben Marie with Merry Love Kit BABY LOVE with Merry Love Kit and photo at Dreamstime

RECEIVE IT by Roben Marie with Merry Love Kit

RECEIVE IT with Merry Love Kit and photo at Dreamstime

ALL WHO MEET YOU by Roben Marie with Merry Love Kit ALL WHO MEET YOU with Merry Love Kit and photo at Dreamstime

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