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My two year anniversary on Desktop Nexus came almost exactly a month ago. (April 24, 2012) I forgot to celebrate it. I was busy... :( ....but the thing that counts is that in spite of busyness in my life, I am still here! :D :D :D

Many times, I wish that I had as much time for Desktop Nexus as I used to have. When I first got started on this website, I used to get around at least once a week to each and every fan/friend that I had. It was such a pleasure. And I had time to comment on some of everybody\'s wallpapers.

You have probably heard the saying that Love makes the World go Around... I firmly believe that wallpaper comments make the Desktop Nexus World go \'round. Someday I\'d like to make a wallpaper with that saying on it. :)

Well, some things happened. I got more and more fans, which was great, except that I wasn\'t able to get around to everbody\'s profiles as often. But other things came into my life too. My parents started needing my help more. My brother was very ill for awhile, and is still not in very good health. I found myself getting much more involved with family matters than I used to be. One of the latest things going on is that my husband got a hip replacement 3 weeks ago. He is doing extremely well with it, I\'m glad to say, but that really had my time tied up for awhile! I didn\'t know whether I was coming or going, and I considering renting a room at the hospital. lol

Part of the family matters I have been busy with involved going to work for the family business. At first it was only 20 hours a week, but now it is 25. I love my job, but it, as well as all the other things I\'ve mentioned here have pulled me away from DN.

Desktop Nexus means a lot to me. I am not on Facebook or any other social websites. DN is my social website! I love being part of a group of people that appreciates beauty, imagination, and cares for one another!

I am thankful for the time on DN that I do have. A lot of you have more time to be on DN than I do because of illness or health challenges of some kind. Many of you are probably wishing that you didn\'t have as much time to spend on it---because you would rather have the option of getting out of your homes more. I wish you could. But at least you are here, doing your part to make Desktop Nexus the wonderful website that it is.

I want to thank all of you for being here. Whether you have posted beautiful images on my profile, or interesting musical links, kind words, pretty wallpapers, funny jokes, or commented on my wallpapers, I want to say thank you, thank you, thank you!

I just wish I had the time to answer every one of them...

I have to admit that it\'s been hard for me. When I get into something, I tend to dive in, lock, stock, and barrel. Having to back away just doesn\'t seem right.

If nothing else, I guess that I\'ve made it clear... DN has really gotten under my skin. I count it and all of you as a very special blessing in my life. Thanks for helping to make it the wonderfully rewarding place that it is.

CollieSmile/Elaine :)

PS. For those of you who celebrate Memorial Day, whether it is today, or on another day in your country, have a good, thoughtful one. :)

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9/15/14 at 9:56pmRosasio by Rosasio
I think you are right in saying what you said. Oh and before I forget it on OCT. 20 of this year I amgoing in to the hospital for test on my head to see if they can pin piont the area my epilepsy is from.Plus ON SEPT. 27,2014 MARJI. IS GET MARRY user name...   Read More >>
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