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Thanks for all the birthday wishes, especially to the anonymous donor who gave me a months free membership.   I wish I could reciprocate with an even greater donation.  Hopefully I’ll have more material to post in the not too distant future.

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Chris
Canada
Current Residence: 53.5239308 N , 114.3419688 W
Favourite genre of music: Everything from Bach to Beatles including a RAP song once every Ice Age
Favourite photographer: Ansel Adams
Favourite style of art: Nature
Favourite cartoon character: Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Stewie Griffin, 21 & 24, Dr Zoidberg
Personal Quote: Smokers tell me quitting is hard. Dying is harder.
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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

So overall a pretty good year.  I'm still working at the moment (literally, as in an hour from now I've got to go to work).  Had a painful experience recently from which I'm still recovering, but since it's rarely fatal these days its no big deal (it didn't even get me out of work).  Still, most of this years goals had been achieved, including making a substantial donation, about a months savings with overtime, to one of my favourite charities.  In this case the Alberta Lung Association.  So what does that mean to deviantART?  Well I've been trying to get the government and anti-tobacco agencies more involved in the art community.  The plan being to have a program where kids are taught to be more tobacco aware through art.  In this case they would contribute art in a school project, the winning entrant winning an all expenses paid trip to our capital with his or her art becoming a poster that would then be circulated to all the elementary schools.  In addition I'm pushing for the winning entrants poster to also be turned into a stamp issued by our post office.  That would really worry the tobacco industry.  Arming kids with foreknowledge is in my opinion the best way to defeat the tobacco industry.  So I'm involved with this organization on a provincial level.  Hopefully this can expand nationally and perhaps even internationally.  Being a Canadian though I`m also a bit of a pessimist.  Other organizations have taken my money and simply ignored any of my suggestions.  But money does talk (it shouldn`t be, but it`s sadly true) so I`m cautiously optimistic the Lung Association will at least seriously consider my proposal.  Merry Christmas.
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:iconlilyrjensen:
lilyrjensen Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2018   Digital Artist
Hi Chris!

Thank you so much for the birthday gifts... You're too good to me Kawaii La

I hope you have a wonderful day! Take care xx pink heart {big}
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EZReader111 Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2018
You’re very welcome Lily. The world needs more art like yours. If it encourages you to continue in your endeavours, then it is well worth it. 😊
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:iconlilyrjensen:
lilyrjensen Featured By Owner 4 hours ago   Digital Artist
Aw thank you so much! :heart:
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Yuukon Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2018   Photographer
Thank you for watching me, I appreciate your support! :iconbummy1::iconbummy2::iconbummy3:
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EZReader111 Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2018
Don’t mention it. Looking forward to more of your photography. 😄
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JoePingleton Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2018   Filmographer
Thank you for the watch and faves :)
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EZReader111 Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2018
You’ve got talent worth keeping an eye out for.  😉
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RoanNna Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks a lot for you bday present! Let me share with you my joy, love and a piece of digital cake in gratitude birthday cake  
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EZReader111 Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2018
Oops!  Sorry for not sending any birthday greetings.  I only just discovered your art today.  I sent you a belated cake in turn.  Hope you have a great day.  🎂🎁🍾🎉🍰
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RoanNna Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
Oh, my gosh. I’m so sorry for being so selfish, I’ve received a lot of comments today and when I saw your donation, thought that it was because of bday.
Your gift is even more prescious for be, because it was done not because of tradition, but because your desire.
One million thanks from me :hug:
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