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Saturday, October 9, 2010

Almost Famous



What makes you smile? I'm linking up with Mama Hen for Smile Sunday with a little story from our week that made me smile.

I took the kids to an art class this past Thursday. During the lesson the art teacher asked if any of the children knew of any famous artists. My 5 yr. old quickly and politely raised his hand and said, "Me".

Oh, how darn cute! He was serious too. A few months back he entered one of his creations in a contest to be published in the local newspaper. He was ecstatic to find he was picked!

His drawing + the local newspaper = FAMOUS ARTISIT (of course he would think he's famous!)

He not only made the spread along with all the other kids who made it, but they picked his drawing as one of few select "spotlights" that were featured on the front of the article. Seeing the light in his eye when he accomplished this goal was something I never want to forget! He was on top of the world for two straight weeks!

I have that newspaper saved, of course. If he has anything to do with it there will be many more in my hope chest when I'm old and grey.

I hope to always encourage my children to follow their dreams.






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11 Comments:

At October 9, 2010 at 8:58 PM , Blogger Karen Mortensen said...

I like his attitude. He is famous to me.

 
At October 9, 2010 at 10:41 PM , Blogger Dawn said...

Great story & good for him!

 
At October 10, 2010 at 12:08 AM , Blogger purseblogger said...

Ohh, that is so cute!

 
At October 10, 2010 at 6:09 AM , Blogger Casey said...

That is so cute!

 
At October 10, 2010 at 9:36 AM , Blogger Jessica said...

That's awesome! He will always remember that his whole life.

 
At October 10, 2010 at 12:55 PM , Blogger Johnnie said...

Hi! I am a new follower. CUTE drawings. I am looking forward to reading more of your blog. Blessings...
Saved By Love Creations

 
At October 10, 2010 at 1:27 PM , Blogger Mama Hen said...

Hey Adrienne, this is the cutest story! I am happy to know a famous artist! :) Happy Smile Sunday!

Mama Hen

 
At October 10, 2010 at 4:31 PM , Blogger Diane said...

That is just priceless. Love it!

 
At October 10, 2010 at 4:53 PM , Blogger classycareergirl said...

Looks like you have a future famous artist on your hands:) What cute drawings!

 
At October 11, 2010 at 9:15 AM , Blogger Shell said...

Famous artist- I love it!

 
At October 11, 2010 at 8:34 PM , Blogger Mama Hen said...

Hey Adrienne,
Just stopped by to say hello! have a great night!

Mama Hen

 

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