Founders Circle Last Day (sniff)

I had another relaxing day ( a girl could really get used to this) of eating, talking, eating, laughing, eating, sharing ideas, eating….you get the idea. Oh, and I did get my MDS (My Digital Studio) certification and class done today!

At 5ish, we hopped on buses and headed off to our suprise location.   We pulled into The Ledges, a golf club in St. George.   Before we got off the bus they told us that there was a box at our table and NOT to touch it!

About that box….

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(p.s. see the table cloth?  Cottage Wall DS, of course)

Shelli spoke for a few minutes before we were allowed to open the boxes.  She spoke about our theme this week, blooms and growth and butterflies…

and on the count of 3, we all opened our boxes and released our LIVE butterflies!   It was magical to see them all flying in the air!

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Some stayed a while when they found a shoulder to lean on, like the fabulous Joann Weimers at my table.  Some butterflies were a little confused with Jan Burnett’s Big Shot flower!

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Lisa Schmid was truly the butterfly whisperer as her hung around quite a while and even drank a bit of fruit juice from her finger!

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Then if ALL that wonderful-ness wasn’t enough, this was on my pillow when I returned to my room:

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I’m sad to leave my friends and my new friends but home is a wonderful place, too!  I miss Matt like crazy and can’t wait to see him.   (poor guy has to pick me up from the airport at midnight and then I’ll be hungry so he’ll have to take me to eat, too!)

Thanks for stopping by and sharing the trip with me! Linda

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11 Responses to Founders Circle Last Day (sniff)

  1. Ann D. says:

    Thank YOU for sharing so much of your trip! It has been fun to live vicariously through you and to pick up some ideas and some good teasers of SU treats to come.

  2. Connie Hobbs says:

    Wow, Linda, what a weekend!! Thank you for sharing everything with us.

  3. Kim Evans says:

    Hi Linda!! We’ll miss you, too!! Last night was a beautiful experience and I’ll treasure it always. Thank you for being so sweet & kind this week. You are absolutely lovely and I’m so blessed to know you. Take care & have a safe flight home!!!
    Kim

  4. Debbie Koch says:

    I’m happy that you and the other demos had a great time! You deserve it! Thanks for sharing your experiences and pix!

  5. Thanks, Linda, for sharing. You not only continuously grow and bloom but you help us all to do so too. God bless you daily as you fly like those lovely butterflys!

  6. Toni B says:

    Wow. Great post. I really enjoyed seeing all you got to experience :).

  7. Patsy says:

    Thanks for sharing LInda! It’s been fun to share founders with you via your blog!

    Patsy

  8. Geraldine says:

    Wow, what a whorilwind, fun time, experience!!!
    Excuse the spelling, but I think you know what I mean. LOL!
    Thanks for sharing…..loved reading every word, and looking at every picture. All the time, wishing it was me. :O)
    Gerri

  9. Jenn Brown says:

    Mass releasing of butterflies! How cool was that?! Oh my, you met some very talented ladies! So nice of you to qualify for such a well deserved “break”, AND share it with us who dream. Thanks so much!

  10. Jo says:

    Linda I’ve been following your journey this week and what a fabulous time you’ve had! Thanks for sharing your experience, you obviously deserved it.
    Take care and have a safe trip home.

  11. Jan Hoyt says:

    Thanks for sharing your week with us, Linda! I know it took a lot of time to share the photos and your thoughts but, like many others, I was hanging on every word and photo! Jan

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