Winning Entries for Up and Down

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Winning Entries for Up and Down

Post by itsjoanne » Thu Apr 16, 2009 10:19 am


1st Place Among the Ancient by Michele Roach ... p?id=28435

2nd Place War-faring by Laury Hubrich ... p?id=28485

3rd Place Animal Husbandry by Lisa Mikitarian ... p?id=28440

4th Place He Is by Tim George ... p?id=28447

5th Place Private Mourning by Allison Egley ... p?id=28436

6th Place Lucy and Gerald's Adventure at 30,000 Feet by Kristen Hester ... p?id=28500

7th Place Riding Lessons by Shirley McClay ... p?id=28484

8th Place Springs of Gloom and Cheer by LauraLee Shaw ... p?id=28443

9th Place Not Amused by Karen Wilber ... p?id=28369

10th Place Cascading Despair, Artesian Grace by Beth Muehlhausen ... p?id=28418


Level 1 – Beginners

1st Place Minnow in a Minute by Sharon Laughter ... p?id=28420

2nd Place Raptor! By Patricia Herchenroether ... p?id=28389

3rd Place The Merry-Go-Round by Nancy Higginson ... p?id=28422

Highly Commended:

Wait (Weight) by Stacy Ashby ... p?id=28473

Stop the Ride by Annita White ... p?id=28430

Level 2 – Intermediate

1st Place Looking Up - Looking Down by John Elliott ... p?id=28349

2nd Place Once More Forever by Regina Rupert ... p?id=28495

3rd Place Angel Lace by Jim McWhinnie ... p?id=28332

Highly Commended:

The Browning Initiative by Ruth Hayes ... p?id=28494

The Blue Shadow by Dorothy Adamek ... p?id=28439

Level 3 – Advanced

1st Place Out of the Depths by Vincent Lyons ... p?id=28364

2nd Place All for Love by Glynis Becker ... p?id=28461

3rd Place A Race to the Sky by Karlene Jacobsen ... p?id=28489

Highly Commended:

The Apprentice by Mick Dawson ... p?id=28428

It’s Not a Mother Goose Tale by Robyne Burke ... p?id=28432

Level 4 – Masters

1st Place Among the Ancient by Michele Roach ... p?id=28435

2nd Place War-faring by Laury Hubrich ... p?id=28485

3rd Place Animal Husbandry by Lisa Mikitarian ... p?id=28440

Highly Commended:

He Is by Tim George ... p?id=28447

Private Mourning by Allison Egley ... p?id=28436
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Post by lyndaschultz » Thu Apr 16, 2009 10:25 am

Good stuff—Congrats to all! :D

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Post by Verna » Thu Apr 16, 2009 10:38 am


A merry heart doeth good like a medicine...
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Post by write43in1 » Thu Apr 16, 2009 10:41 am

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Post by eleanor » Thu Apr 16, 2009 10:49 am

Congratulations Everyone!! Great Job!
Have been writing since I was old enough to hold a crayon-but only recently felt it was time to "do something" with it. Thank the Lord for Dt. 31:8 "The Lord Himself goes before you and will be with you; He will never leave you nor forsake you."

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Post by Symphonic » Thu Apr 16, 2009 10:55 am

:D Congratulations!! :D

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Post by South-paw-Scribbler » Thu Apr 16, 2009 11:03 am

WOW! :shock: I did NOT expect that! :shock: I wonder where it landed overall?

Congratulations to everyone else. Your entries--the one's I was able to get to--were awesome!!

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Post by hawaiinei » Thu Apr 16, 2009 11:18 am

Really enjoyed your entries!! Way to go to everyone who placed well this week!
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Post by Chely » Thu Apr 16, 2009 11:26 am

I am weepy and shaking...what a wonderful surprise. Thank you, Judges.

And BIG congratulations to all the winners! Whoo hoos to everyone!

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Post by Iam4Him » Thu Apr 16, 2009 11:39 am

I am absolutely speechless! :shock: (an unheard of state for me)

Thank you, judges!

Congratulations to all the winners-what talented people I'm hanging out with.
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Post by BusBoss » Thu Apr 16, 2009 11:41 am

Way to go!

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Post by write4christ » Thu Apr 16, 2009 11:43 am

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Post by CatLin » Thu Apr 16, 2009 11:49 am

Wonderful job on Up & Down everyone - fabulous reading this week - and congrats to the winners!!!!
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Post by BettyDee » Thu Apr 16, 2009 11:54 am

Congrats! There were some excellent entries this week.
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