Special Edition: 4th of July


Kelly's patriotic print

Just wanted to wish everyone a Happy 4th of July weekend!   My own artist at home, Kelly McDonald Lindsay made this patriotic print and wanted to share.  This one will get framed in a white wood frame and stored in the “4th of July” Rubbermaid tote (see yesterday’s post). 

Here’s a little tid-bit on freedom:

Abe Lincoln book

So, I know this isn’t exactly about the 4th of July.  It represents a totally different kind of freedom, that of slaves.  BUT, this book is cool for another reason: the art.  Kate picked this up at the library a few weeks back.  The illustrations are fantastic!  When I read the back jacket cover, I learned that I knew (sort of) the illustrator.  We went to the same High School–Parkway South–St. Louis, MO.  He was always good at art and now look, he’s making a career of it!  Way to go, John Hendrix.  Check out his website at www.johnhendrix.com Books can be purchased there an on www.Amazon.com 

Happy Weekend to all!

About leslie1218

Author of SPEAKING OF APRAXIA (Woodbine House, 2012) frantically working on a novel that should be ready for submission this fall. Mom of two spritely redheads & one chubby basset hound whose stories & images appear in my writing from time-to-time.

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