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  • Hail to the Day / Hail to Day’s Sons / Hail to the Night and her Daughters / With loving eyes look upon us here / And bring victory to those who have gathered / Hail to the gods / Hail to the goddesses / Hail to the mighty, fecund Earth / Eloquence and native wit bestow on us / And healing hands while we live

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  • "And the Bastard grant us, in our direst need, the smallest gifts: the nail of the horseshoe, the pin of the axle, the feather at the pivot point, the pebble at the mountain's peak, the kiss in despair, the one right word. In darkness, understanding." -- Paladin of Souls by Lois McMaster Bujold
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  • "Nothing living should ever be treated with contempt. Whatever it is that lives, a man, a tree, or a bird, should be touched gently, because the time is short. Civilization is another word for respect for life." - Elizabeth Goudge, author of The Joy of the Snow

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Friday, 28 March 2008


Susan Ramey Cleveland

The dresses are wonderful. Emma is a lucky little girl who has a Banana who makes her such lovely garments.


Beautiful dresses. Emma will look sooooo sweet in them.


Both dresses are spectacular! I love the feminine fabrics for little girls! Emma is such a lil' beauty anyway, and she's going to be a DOLL in these! Of COURSE we all get to see photos of her wearing them, right???? Great book choices, too! Does she own a copy of Abiyoyo? If not, I would LOVE to send one! And if I can locate another copy of the Pete Seeger cd with him reading the story & singing the song (which will drive EVERYONE properly insane - LOL!) I'll include THAT! I've bought so many for kids I should own stock! It may be a bit before I send it, but let me know, okay? Note: YEARS ago, I bought that for my grandkids & they drove my daughter BONKERS singing what THEY thought was "HAPPY Yoyo!" Bwahahahaha ...

Kristin W

Both of those dresses are absolutely adorable! I love the fabric on the Sasha and the little smock is so cute with that little name-embroidered pocket - so sweet! I bet she had a great birthday!!

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