Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Precious Prairie Pink

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As you may or may not know, it's been a long time since Dawn passed away from Cystic Fibrosis. We were little girls, and I didn't understand how important our friendship would be to me. And thanks to the passing of time, and aging, well memories slip.

I don't know why I feel guilty that I didn't remember Dawn's favorite color. Maybe because I am an artist, and we used to draw together, it just seems like I should have remembered. Anyway, I asked her parents, and they reminded me it was pink.

As soon as they did, I had the inspiration for my next doll. Something dreamy. She couldn't actually enjoy running through a field, but somehow it feels right to me that I imagine her doing that. For all of the times she had to stifle just a laugh because it was desperately hard for her to breathe, I want to imagine her on a beautiful spring day like this, laughing and running in a field of flowers.

So I guess that that thought is really why I was inspired to make this precious prairie pink doll. And I think it's time to take my shoes off and go for a walk in the grass, you should too, enjoy yourself.


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  2. It's very sad :( I hope that she is resting in peace right now. Your doll is so pretty and delicate.

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