Cara: "Well, do you like my new lipstick?? I know I never ever wear such bright colours but I loved this red!! I LOVE it! I think it's because I have been obsessed with tulips and have been painting them over and over...do you think? Do you think it's too red? Just TOO bright for me?"
(I have been suffering from a tulip-alooza all summer and have indeed been painting tulips on everything. I think I'll need some wooden shoes, too. And some dutch cheese. And a peppermill.)"
I recently purchased a canvas print of "Nan's Tulips" by Cara, and wrote the girls to express my appreciation, and to tell them about my own connection to (and slight obsession with) tulips.
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Here's where I get to the good part! Cara loved my story, and has very generously offered to donate an 8x10 canvas print of the above painting to one of my readers! Sooo.. here's what you have to do..
Tell me about your own connection with "Tulips". Do you have a child or family member with special needs? Are you a teacher, caregiver or volunteer? In five sentences or less, tell me how someone with special needs has touched your life. Send photos, if you wish!
This contest is open to anyone.. so that means YOU!
Enter your comment below, or email me at email@example.com
One comment will be randomly selected and announced in May, and you will receive your painting in time for Mother's Day!
Good luck! xo