May 15, 2011

the news i received on friday the 13th....


Dear Beth,
Good news! Your article, “Happy Mistakes,” which appeared in the February/March2008 issue of Somerset Memories has been chosen for Stampington & Company’s annual publication, “Hand Crafted: The Best of Stampington & Company.”
 
For the reprinting of your article, we would like to present you with a complimentary copy of this special publication, and a check for $50. 


now granted
i will never walk under a ladder and i still think a black cat crossing my path
is a bad omen
but
the number 13 
well
we're pretty darn good friends
*

48 comments:

  1. Congrats!!! You go girl -

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  2. Delightful! Congratualtions.

    Oh, and I'm loving the cute little duckling guests here at your celebratory party.

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  3. OH CONGRATULATIONS!!!! Happy day:)

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  4. congratulations!!!

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  5. Hey Beth, love your exciting news!! love the babies!

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  6. AnonymousMay 15, 2011

    fantastic!

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  7. WOOT WOOT and fluffy ducks to boot!
    YIPEEEEE congrats girlie!

    xx
    z

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  8. So proud of you -- way to go!

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  9. Who says Friday the 13th was back luck ;-)

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  10. Cool... everyone loves good news on the 13th!!! is the article online??

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  11. AnonymousMay 15, 2011

    Congratulations to you! I've never been superstitious so any number is fine with me.

    Di

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  12. beth...congratulations...so well deserved...precious pics...thank you. -xok.

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  13. oh cool!!! now THAT's the kind of news you like to get more often!

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  14. and those baby ducklings with their bills all stuck in the water is just PRECIOUS!

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  15. that is marvelous , I love happy stories like this ~ cannot wit to see you "in print"

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  16. Sounds like the 13th is YOUR lucky day!! Congratulations!!!

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  17. Woooo hooo, congratulations.

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  18. Dang! That's great! Congrats

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  19. Woohoo! Outstanding! You go girl! Love the ducklings!

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  20. Oh wow, congrats Beth! I will get it when it comes out as I never saw that 2008 issue! Good for you!

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  21. Wow, Congratulations!

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  22. WONDERFUL !!!
    CONGRADULATIONS are in order! I'm so proud OF and FOR you!

    A note about Fri the 13th:
    My middle daughter, Shannon, was born 13 min.s after 13 hundred on Fri. the 13th. And she's always been lucky, and lucky for me because... she's mine!

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  23. One more congratulations! That bottom photo is priceless ... like all of a sudden they were all overtaken with shyness.

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  24. Congratulations Beth, you are so deserving of this. The pics are beautiful and then some.

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  25. Ah congratulations! That's lovely news. And beautiful photos too - so cute! :)

    Claire Marie x
    http://tea-breaks.blogspot.com

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  26. YAY!!! So awesome Beth! Congrats!

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  27. Congrats my new friend :)

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  28. Yay yay Beth! That's
    awesome! Now take that
    $50 bucks and go have
    fun! Cupcakes and wine
    sound good. ;D

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  29. What a wonderful Friday, the 13th happening..that $50 will buy a very nice bottle of wine!!!

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  30. gorgeous photos and congrats on your good news! it's always lovely to get surprising and unexpected good news any day of the year!

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  31. love your new blog banner btw-so cute!

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  32. Aww congrats! 50 bucks is just enough for a proper celebration and very cool to get the book you are published in as well!

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  33. oh happy day!!! you deserve it.

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  34. Congratulations!! That is super!!
    Hugs
    SueAnn

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  35. excellent!
    and well deserved

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  36. That is wonderful news. Good for you!!

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  37. Never ever it gets to me, the 13th, nor a black cat, nor a ladder nor any of these unfortunate things....hey even my youngest kiddo was born on the 13th...so ones in a while his birthday is on a friday....obviously on the 13th....

    Congrats on your winning here. But? With what did you win? These photo's?
    Sorry about his I've missed out on so many things.
    Hugs Dagmar

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  38. Congrats.. how nice. :) And just two duckings short of a baker's dozen.

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  39. That is rockin' awesome!!!!

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  40. Wow, Beth! Congratulations to you!!! That's fantastic!

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  41. Oh Yay! Oh wonderful day!!

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  42. OH, Beth, that's just the best! Congratulations!

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  43. Beth, that's fantastic!!!

    I'm so sorry I am always so late on these kinds of things. Will you accept my very belated congratulations? (BIG HUGS!)

    Looks like 13 is a very lucky number for you!
    Fascinating how none of us in our society will walk under ladders...I wonder where that one came from? Who first decided that that was bad luck?

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**I love reading the comments you leave, as they make me feel like we're sitting in my kitchen, having a cup of tea, discussing life and wondering where all the time has gone ...beth