dandelionflower wrote:Marty--drat that 11th spot! I read one of your recent posts about your perseverance, and my hat is off to you. That is one of the most admirable traits I can think of.
Thanks for the encouragement. I was just pleased as punch to have gotten my first #1 placing in any category. That had me totally goin' this morning despite missing the mark on the book. I've just got to keep persevering! Right?
Actually I'm kind of relieved on the near miss. If I'd hit the target, I would've been in master's next week! (yikes!
A BIG congratulations one and all! A+ writing!
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