"Hi there I am new to this and i got a message from a Frank Kwabena stating he needed to speak with me about something important and asked me to email him at his personal email. I am guessing this is spam and would like to know if anyone knows this…"
"I have been away lately but am back. I would hate to see this site shut down. It is not only a wealth of information but a source of inspiration. There are some really talented artists on this site. Many of which I now consider friends. I have not…"
"Kim, I think you hit the nail on the head. Since Facebook groups has taken off most of the others have showed a significant decline in participation. That is the reason that my Yahoo group that was started in 2003 moved over to Facebook. There comes…"
"I feel the same way as you Jan. The gourds on here are so beautiful. Every time I finish a gourd ((nothing compared to the beauties on here. ) I find myself wondering if I saw something similar on here . This site is a wonderful resource. I'm…"
I just read the email about the GAE site shutting down.. This is terrible!!!! Loretta Smith and I would happily each donate $25 to help offset the website fee. Are there others out there who would be willing to donate funds as well? If everyone kicked in something we could keep this valuable resource. Kim BlackSee More
"If you folks haven't gone through your "favorite's" albums lately take some time and look at them again. There is just so many different things to learn, remember and be inspired by on this site and so easy to jump around…"
"As a newbie in the gourd world I fit the profile suggested by Oz. At this point I have little to contribute in the way of knowledge but I use the Forum extensively to answer my questions. Maybe some day I will have an answer…"
"Thank you Donna for your sentiments, but I have no need or desire to be paid. I consider this to be my public service to the gourding community. I have added a donate button on the home page for those that want to support both GAE Nd the AGS."
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I am a gourd artist and would like to connect with other gourd artists. The Wuertz Gourd festival is happening in Feburary and I am wondering if anyone from this group is going and would like to share expenses.
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Welcome, Kim. We’re glad you’re here. There are many activities and discussions in which you may want to participate. Look around and join in. Add some photos of your own, but please no more than 25. And have fun! The GAE rules are located on the right side of the main page. Darlene