Letter From Your Editors
Hello raindrops falling on my head!
This month, Laneia asked us to take a photo of ourselves with our favorite piece of ART in our homes. I cheated and sent a picture I took like a year ago, but I also didn't cheat, because it's still my favorite piece of art in my home!
Top: Alexis, Audrey, Laura, MeyBottom: Laneia, Heather, Carmen, Casey
Top: Molly, Riese, Rachel, RaquelBottom: Stef, Tiara, Vanessa, Valerie
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