Saturday, October 9, 2010

Happy Dancing!

Today I opened my mailbox to happiness and joy!  Inside was a box from Rebecca at Sonshine Thoughts.  A happy box.  A wondrous box.  A box full of luuuuuv!  Last month I came in third in her flash fiction contest based on the adorable book Be Happy That... and LOOK at this loot!
I GOT MY OWL!!!!! :D  You have no idea how happy I am.  No idea.  No, no you don't.  Stop thinking that you do.  She sent the book from which she got her contest prompts, Be Happy That..., which I read immediately and it is hysterical.  The Garden of Eve sounds spooky and enchanting and delicious.  The cover art is gorgeous (I know you can't see it well on my desk there).  And, look!  Revision & Self-Editing!  To revise & self-edit, I need a working WiP.  Which means maybe I'll get my butt in gear and start another one.
The owlicious lunchbox (!!!) and the cutie little windup seal (the ball on top spins and he slides!) were super sekrit surprises.  Thank you, Rebecca!!!

Wait... one more pic...

This is the upper tier (like a shelf) of my writing desk.  On the right are books and owly bookends.  On the left are a zebra head and a porcelain angel - dollar store Mother's Day gifts from my girls (my favorite things, because I love that they go into the store with HH and pick WHATEVER they want to buy and are so proud to give it to me).  In the middle is Sad Robot, who I got at Philly Comic Con (the hand-sketched comic he came with was pretty lame but that's ok because I am not much of a comic reader; I just fell in love with the handmade stuffed felt Sad Robot).  On Sad Robot's left, very small, is a Play Doh rendition of Daphne from Scooby Doo made by Tootsie Roll.  And now Sad Robot is hugging the owly friend he has been waiting for!
LOVE!  Thanks again, Rebecca!


Kristin Rae said...

Looks like a great box of goodies!! Cute robot and owl!!!

aspiring_x said...

so cute! hooray! congrats! :)

Old Kitty said...

Awwwwwwww!!!! Of course I have no idea how happy you are to receive these fabulous gifts but I think I can have a guess! :-) Yay!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! I love your array of gorgeous stuffy things on your desk - each one holding a precious memory! Wonderful!

Yay! again for you!!!!!!!! Take care

Shelley Sly said...

Awesome!! Congratulations on all this fun stuff! You're very lucky. :D

Rebecca T. said...

Yeah! The owl looks so happy there with the rest of your happy things :D And I totally thought of you when I saw the tin, so it was the perfect sekrit surprise :)