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Red and White Polka Dot Umbrella - Eve Roper's Blog

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Red and White Polka Dot Umbrella


Blog Posted:10/6/2017 3:58:00 PM

A joyful poem about the  picture

  "I want you to be that little boy"

 

I do thank everyone for entering the contest..  All the entries were  fantastic ...  Hugs Eve ~`* 

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Date: 10/14/2017 9:31:00 AM
great pic eve for a poem or just to raise a smile
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Date: 10/10/2017 8:02:00 PM
That was a really great idea for a contest, thanks for running it Eve, blessings from my heart xo
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Date: 10/8/2017 7:03:00 AM
Thank you very much for my placement, Eve, enjoyed the picture and writing for it:) congratulations to all the winners:)
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Date: 10/8/2017 8:28:00 AM
you are welcome and congratulations on your win Hugs Eve ~`*
Date: 10/7/2017 9:27:00 PM
i am so blessed to be part of this contest... thanks much, eve--huggs!
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Date: 10/7/2017 10:39:00 PM
Awe, you are so sweet, congratulations on your win hugs Eve
Date: 10/7/2017 1:36:00 PM
Eve , that was a really nice contest thanks
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Date: 10/7/2017 1:57:00 PM
You're welcome Hugs Eve ~`*
Date: 10/7/2017 1:10:00 PM
Many thanks for a great contest and my placement Eve:-) Congrats to all the winners:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 10/7/2017 1:57:00 PM
You're welcome Hugs Eve ~`*
Date: 10/6/2017 7:05:00 PM
Thanks so much for this contest, Eve. I am happy you liked my poem. Congrats to all the winners.
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Date: 10/7/2017 1:57:00 PM
You're welcome Hugs Eve ~`*

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