BREAKING NEWS - Deeply SaddenedHello Everyone,I am Deeply Saddened and Brokenhearted by the events of today's shooting tragedies. As of this writing, 6 Adults and 20 Children between the ages of 5 and 10 years old have passed away from a man that sprayed school staff and student with bullets in a Newtown, Connecticut Elementary School. Additionally, the shooter has been found dead within the school from self-inflicted gunshot wounds.You can read more about this tragedy from Associated PressTake Care,JamminJo
RECOGNIZING EXCELLENCE VOL 7Hello Everyone RECOGNIZING EXCELLENCE is a weekly feature to recognize one artist that standsout within our deviantART Community. This deviant must be an outstandingdeviant within the community, someone who cares about other deviantsand the deviantART Community! This deviant can be anyone, anywhere ondeviantART. I believe it is important to recognize outstanding deviantsfor their time and dedication to our deviantART Community.RECOGNIZING EXCELLENCE VOL 7. Dedicated to Arichy Arichy is a Dedicated Community Driven Deviant, her tag line reads "Help 'til Hell freezes over" and I believe the help Arichy provides to our community comes from her heart . Arichy has volunteered countless hours to help support chat and muro drawing events, she supports fellow deviants via her profile page, regularly suggest DD features, publishes journal features. Arichy is alw
KISSHello Everyone As many of you know today is Spirit Day and I would like to share a simple KISS with everyone K-indnessI-ntegrityS-implicityS-ensationalWhen I was young a person very close to me always told me "KISS = Keep It Simple Stupid" the last word stupid always made me feel as though I was "Stupid" So, over the last few days I have been thinking very hard about what words would I use to change the meaning of KISS Kindness - the act or the state of being kind, being marked by good and charitable behavior, pleasant disposition<
Don't chase after kissesMy great-grandfather used to tell me, "Don't chase after kisses because you'll only end up with a thorn in your-backside ." I never quite understood his advice until one New Year's Eve, I was gardening with my best friend Amanda. All of a sudden, we found an underground tunnel! It was enormous and spooky sounds came from deep within. Amanda saw something interesting inside, jumped in, and I never saw her again. Great-granddaddy was right!
Deviant StoryA young woman named Concetta loved making art, and practiced sculpturing all day long to become the very best in all her town. But one day, she was completely stumped. She looked around her room, full of art pieces featuring mystical angels, sci-fi landscapes of a futuristic Duluth, and a portrait of Marlee Matlin that looked so real, you could start a conversation with it. But nothing inspired her. Had she really created everything there was to create? Depressed, she looked out her window, and made a wish on a nearby camera for inspiration to return to her. The next morning, she sprung out of bed, and used her skill in sculpturing to create the most beautiful deviation depicting clouds dancing anyone had ever seen. That night, she shouted out the window, "Thanks, camera!"