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Monday, April 04, 2011

Chad & I got downtown on Friday to complete a Scavenger Hunt at Rehfeld's Art & Framing.  Theya re doing another couple of events including a oil-landscape feature on May 6th with Nancyjane Huel and an open invitation on June 3rd with refreshments.  

I ended up taking the informational card about Ellen Jean Diederich and turning it into a card for a little boy with cancer.  He is trying to reach 1 million cards and has about 14,000 responses on Facebook.  I've included his address below as well as some information about the background of Ellen Jean Diederich - she's been inspiring me since Friday!
Autumn Touches

from her website (and she blogs)...

The artistry and imagination of Ellen Jean Diederich springs from a gifted palette and wanders seamlessly from the poignant and adorned, to soft comforting dreamy fields, rococo settings, and delightful whimsical edges. Her creations suggest a timeless reflection of essential impressions, honed by her extensive travels, and tempered by a sense of visualization that is unburdened, garden fresh, and real.
From the beginning Ellen’s family complemented her on houses, bushes, trees, and farm critters that she drew as a nine-year-old girl.


Max Low is a 12 year old boy from Neola, IA. Max is living with Leukemia and is awaiting a Bone Marrow Transplant. His wish is to get one million cards. If you would like to help Max make his wish come true, please send a get well card to him at:

Mighty Max Low
PO BOX 111
Neola, IA 51559 USA

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