Saturday, April 9, 2016

Thinking of Doug…



When I think of Doug Dill, I think of a 4H’er that grew up to be the Champaign County 4H Extension Educator. When my kids grew up, Doug WAS 4H! And because of Doug, we’ve had llamas a part of the fair for over 15 years! He went before the fair board for 3 years before they finally gave in and let us have a ‘book’ project, then the real, live llamas at the fair!! Doug has since retired, you can take a person out of 4H but you’ll never take the 4H out of the person!Doug

Last Tuesday, Doug suffered a major stroke complicated with other health issues…he is still in ICU. He hasn’t been able to speak…

News this morning was that he said TWO words to his night nurse!! That’s monumental!! Go Doug!!

I’m sorry to have to edit this post, Doug passed away this afternoon (April 14).


About the card:
Plough the Fields and Grace’s Strength came together for this card I’ll be sending him.
I lightly stamped the image and verse then did some air-brushing. Then I colored the image and over-stamped.
Simple, and a nice ‘guy’ card. The twill and embossing folder reminds me of tractor tire tracks!


I hope this card of encouragement will help with his fight to recover. We want to see him at fair in August visiting all the 4H activities! He and the family are in our thoughts and prayers.


Thanks for stopping by!




Dorothy S said...

Dawn, this card is beautiful - sorry for the news on your post
I saw this featured on the ODB site, and I just had to stop by. I really like the way you created the bg. I don't have this stamp, but want to try something like this with the mountain stamp I do have. Thanks for the inspiration.
Dorothy S aka etsdas

TLady said...

I'm so sorry to hear of your friends passing Dawn. I'm sure he would have loved this card & his family will treasure your card & thoughtfulness, I'm sure. Doing this card in the image you have chosen, speaks of how you create your cards....thinking of what the other person likes. ;) You did a beautiful job on this card!