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Hello Sweet Little Figs!
This month Laneia asked us all to take pictures with our favorite fruit but I didn't have time to go get raspberries so I just took a picture with a smoothie? I don't know what everybody else's journey was but this was mine.
1st row: Molly // Rachel // Stef // Valerie Anne // Carrie // Laneia2nd row: Riese // Mika // Heather // Al(aina)3rd row: Vanessa // Sarah // KaeLyn // Carmen
Ah my friends! Here we are again at the conclusion of yet another month, pushing this Insider out into the world at the last possible moment, me reflecting on things we said we were going to do but didn't do while saying new things about what we are going to do that we may or may not do! I think that's what happens when you have a very small team and a very small budget — something can happen like, say, weeks of phone calls and meetings to chase down an overdue payment, or, on the other hand of possibilities, a very solid ad sale (in this case, as ...
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