Saturday, July 4, 2009

The Bella Sinclair Award from Ces





Hello Family,
I've been meaning to post the wonderful awards that some of my Sister friends have given me. It's been so very
busy around here for me and I really haven't had the chance to post them like I wanted to, but I got this
message from Ces and honestly it stopped me in my tracks.
You ladies are to kind, so to my Sister friends, Tessa
and Art Fan Ako and Sabbio Thank you beautiful ladies for your kindness shown towards me. I send you each much happiness, hugs and kisses from the bottom of my heart thanks again and again.
I got the most wonderful and moving comment from my Sister Friend Ces
asking me to accept this very special and wonderful award. I am always, always honored when anyone of you
give me an award. I am grateful to have such wonderful and beautiful souls in the blog world who care so much
to even pick me. I don't always get to post them right away because of work, but please, please, know that
each one touches my heart and I appreciate each one and hold them all in the highest esteem. Many of you
know about the tragic and untimely death of one of our dearest blogger friend's husband,"Bella Sinclair Bella and her family were in the process
of moving back to the states from Japan when her husband suddenly passed away. This came as such a shock
to all of us! If any of you know Bella Sinclair
she is one of the nicest, hilariously funny and super talented woman out here today. She is amazing!
I miss her deeply and I know that many of you miss her as well. Life is so fragile. One moment we are laughing
and creating and in the next we are dealing with the most painful situations that cause us to scream out
in deep sadness and heavy sobbing. We know that Bella will be back and we will be here to receive her with
open and loving arms. Not to preach at you or anything of the sort, but I would encourage us all to hold the ones
we love so dearly closer today. To turn around and get the last bump of the fist or that hug or kiss and say, " I love you."
Thank you Ces for this beautiful award.
Have a wonderful 4th of July Everyone!

28 comments:

DEB said...

Happy 4th to you too! And congrats on all your awards...you deserve every one!

I like your blog's new look Vanessa!

Cheryl Lynn said...

Happy 4th of July, lovely one. You are so deserving of each and every award. Your inspiration and encouragement are unmeasurable. It's rare to find such a gifted and talented, freely, giving soul. That is you, my dear!

I love you much!

Ces said...

Oh vanessa, you are wonderful. I just love seeing your avatar wherever I go. You are like a dose of bread-spectrum antibiotic for a sick person, ooh that is too clinical...you are a ray of sunshine. Seriously Vanessa, I could not give this award without your name on the recipient list. It would have been lacking. Have fun on your vacation, or are you working you patoots off?

Please don't forget to share the Bella Sinclair Award to your friends.

glorv1 said...

Hi Vanessa, I love your new headliner, it's great. Congratulations on your awards and you sure deserve them. Have a great Fourth of July. Take care.

Redheaded Stepchild said...

Congrats on all your awards - you totally deserve them all. I agree with Ces - you are a dose of bread-spectrum antibiotic (that cracks me up!) for a sick person...and you're the cat's pajamas!

Charmaine D'Silva said...

V!! Happy America Day and belated Canada Day!!! ; )
Congrats on your awards dear friend, you are truly deserving of them and more..
Well put,your words towards Bella and her family. Inspirational as always...

Love ya!

Arija said...

Congratulations on the Bella Sinclair award! It is the first time I have managed to post an award straight away too, but this one is so special I even skipped sleeping and did it!

R.Dress said...

Congratss!!! Amazing work!!!

Jarrett said...

I hope you go really, really far with your art. You're exceptional.

Sabbio said...

I was sure I wouldn't be the only one to give you this award ^^

SRS said...

Hey Vanessa, Congratulations on your awards! I hope everyone heeds your words and lives life today instead of waiting for tomorrow. I wish you much continued success!
- Sean, from the Freeman connection :)

MONICA said...

Hi Vanessa!Congrats on all your awards!. You are so deserving of each and every award. Hugs and regards.


Please don't forget to share the Bella Sinclair Award to your friends.

Ces said...

Hello VBN! How are youy this weekend my dear friend? Do you know that wherever I go I always smile when I see you?

Ces said...

Ha! You are lucky! I chickened out. I took away the art sprawled on the bed. I thought it was still too much. I replaced them with no make-up shots. Hahaha!

Indigene said...

You are so amazing! You deserve every award and many more! I miss Bella too and my prayers are with her everyday!

Diana Evans said...

oh so beautiful Vanessa!!! you have a wonderful way with words and we all miss her so...

nellita said...

I am so sad for Bella and her family ...

Eric Barclay said...

congratulations on such an awesome award-- you are truly deserving of it.

caren said...

Congratulations to you on your awards! You are so deserving. Also, such a nice tribute to Bella and her family. I keep them in my prayers. I check often to see if she has blogged again - always hoping.

Ces said...

VBN, Your Mom! What a wonderful beautiful woman with a heart of gold. Oh my goodness. What happened to the beautiful women who loved humanity so much and thought the best of people? Yes. Your mom and my mom are alike. My mom would not let me criticise a beggar without doing anything about it. In fact she told me to figure out a way to deliver any criticism with a solution even a proposed one. Absolutely magnificent women. Your mom and mine. But of course I am not surprised at all. I always knew that your comments at Bella's were always heartfelt, intense and honest.I admired your friendship with her from a distance. The fact that she has you for a friend makes me very happy.

You know what they say, The apple does not fall far from the tree and you are definitely your mom's!

Cheryl Lynn said...

You are such an amazing and heartfelt person. Bella is so blessed to have you as a friend. I was so hurt to hear the news about her dear husband and his sudden passing. I think about her often and my prayers are with her and the children. I truly miss her and look forward to her return to blogging, but I certainly understand her need to be away for a while. I pray the comfort of God on her life and the blessing of His Peace that passes all understanding.

Janine said...

Yes, that´s absolutly right.
+++++++++++++++++++++++++
Congratulations, to this wonderful awards.
Regards from
Janine

Lisa M Griffin said...

All so incredibly well deserved Vanessa! You are truly a GIFT to so many of us and your creative talents certainly are not going unnoticed.
Have a great day!

Buffaloparade said...

wonderful illustration ;)

James Oh said...

Happy 4th of July too. Congrats on all your awards you really deserve every one of them.

May this awards bring you to greater achievement.

Carli said...

you deserve it. Check out my blog I am doing a giveaway to celebrate Nikki Shoemaker's new book, "What's Wrong with Mud"

MONICA said...

¡¡Vanessa, nice weekend!!, hugs and regards.

yoon see said...

Congrats Vanessa:)
You really deserve this award!