it’s “i’ll read you a story!” time πŸ˜„

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Happy Saturday, Beautiful People All! I posted this a few years ago but thought it might be a fun distraction about now. Below You’ll find a little film of me reading (with text and illustrations) my very short, seriously silly story ‘Ode to Pipper Popper’.

“Not a fable. No moral here. Simply a bystander’s tale of a very old, outwardly odd and exceedingly cranky so and so who winds up on a journey he never bargained for!”

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I hope Y’all have a wonderful weekend!

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All art, poetry, etc. (unless otherwise noted) are by/Β© Katy Boyer. All rights reserved.

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  1. OH MY GOSH!!!! BEST GIFT EVER!!!! Ok. WOW!!! You just gifted a mountain of JOY! Thank You beautiful Joni! I send the bubbles right back for Y’all as I can’t even think of a better gift! Cheers and Huge hugs! πŸ€—πŸ’–πŸ˜‡πŸ’•πŸ§šπŸ½

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  2. Yea I can’t wait to see them. Glad you like to dance πŸ’ƒ. We will put on our glasses and watch for them. Thank you kind Katy. Sending love and bubble hugs. They encapsulate you in a clear bouncy material and you float up to the sky where angels surround you with their wings and give you so many hugs. You will glow for forty hours after so make sure you take Bill so you match. Happy New Year. πŸŽ†πŸŽˆπŸŽŠ

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  3. WOW! Spanish dancers delivering Love?!!! How fun! You never cease to gift smiles or surprise!!! Thank You! We will board joyfully and dance the night away! I hope You and Scott have a WONDERFUL New Year’s Eve!!! The dragon’s will be sprinkling stardust confetti at the turn of the year so make sure Y’all are wearing Your fairy glasses!!! Huge hugs and Cheers!!! πŸ€—πŸ’–πŸ₯‚

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  4. Yes I think you are right. We don’t live in fear and I am guessing you don’t either. Definitely nothing dark there. Sending love to the island with Spanish dancers πŸ‘―β€β™€οΈ in boats to entertain you and your honey this evening. Love ❀️ and hugs my friend. πŸ€—πŸ’•πŸ§šβ€β™€οΈπŸ‰πŸ‰πŸ§šπŸ»πŸ§šπŸ»

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  5. Thank You, sweet Joni! You just gifted a HUGE smile! I don’t see darkness there either…I think death is a huge trigger for some people. That’s all I can fathom that might be seen as dark. Sending more Love right back! πŸ€—πŸ’–πŸ’β˜€οΈπŸ§šπŸ½πŸ’•πŸ˜Š!

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  6. I think people would love to hear you narrating such an amazing book. You have a beautiful voice. We enjoyed it so much. I don’t think it is dark at all. It is a wonderful and enchanting poetry book for all ages. Yes, my daughter is going to let our grandchildren listen. I sent them the link.
    Sending you more love. πŸ€—πŸ’•β€οΈπŸ‰πŸ‰πŸ§šβ€β™€οΈπŸ§šβ€β™€οΈJoni

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  7. OH! HOW FUN!!! Yeah….A lot of people liked Pip and took joy in him but he’s not everyone’s cup of tea and none of the agents I sent it to responded. πŸ˜… I’ve even had friends think it’s very strange/dark/not for kids at all. I’m truly not sure what it is and say so on the cover, I think! 🀣 Anyway…he makes me laugh and I’m beyond honoured that Y’all are sharing it with Your grandchildren!!! That means the world to me!!! Smiling SOOO big! Thank Y’all!!! And Thank You for Your kindness about my narration and Your suggestion that I repost. I used to have it on a page on my blog so anyone could listen anytime. Perhaps I’ll put it back up. Can’t Thank Y’all enough for listening and sharing! Love You to pieces as well!!! Cheers and HUGE hugs! πŸ€—πŸ’–πŸŒŸπŸ’•πŸ˜Š

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  8. Katy this is just brilliant, Scott, and I just listened to the whole story, this time with the precious ending and I can’t believe a publisher didn’t get a hold of you to write more of these stories. I just sent it to my daughter so she can let our grandchildren listen. You have such a lovely voice, your voice is a little bit like Terry Gross on NPR, “Fresh Air.” I like it even better, you are a great narrator. What a lovely surprise to hear the whole story. I can’t wait till my grand babies get to listen to it. I love the ending because it is happy but a complete surprise. I really think you should repost it so everyone that is new to your site can hear it, and be sure if you do this to advertise your other books. Thank you so much for sharing this with us, what a special treat. Love you to pieces. J and S

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  9. …worth the wait? Three times already I’ve taken in the whole of Arthur’s performance! β€œYou’re never gonna tire of that, are you?” β€œOf course not, mommy! Spreading joy is what I am here for!” From chrysalis to Heaven’s Light, just love, Love, LOVE through us all! πŸ˜ŠπŸ’žπŸŒž

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  10. Ah! Okay. I am laughing!!! I see how WONDERFUL You can be and I feel so very dense because I still don’t understand! πŸ˜…Laughing still. I will wash my brain anew and relook. Too funny. And You could NEVER waste my time! so funny! Also…I can be uber eccentric myself….so….never worry around me. 🀣Huge hugs, Cheers, Rock on, KNOW You are wonderful and Thank YOU for all You contribute to the world!!! And Thank You! God bless You and Yours all-ways as well!!! πŸ€—πŸ’•πŸŒ€πŸ™πŸΌπŸ˜Š

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  11. Oh my… *blush*… Goofy Leon did it again… Thank you for your unconditional hugs, Katy, although my super duper joke was blended in to incomprehensibility, even for the wittiest person. I would never take up your time like this. Of course it’s the same video, but set to a specific time, pointing you only to these few seconds of laughter with the fly episode, which, in combination with my purposefully cryptic comment, was supposed to say that it was actually NOT the same fly from the previous day;
    β€œYes Mooji, that one was Leon, this one is Katy.”

    See how utterly eccentric I can be? And vulnerably so. Therefore only with very few special ones. Thank you to Heaven, Katy Preciousness. My heart glows just by thinking of you and what you contribute to our world. God bless you and everyone in your life always!

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  12. Hey Dear Leon! I am just about to come over and check out Your new postings, which reminded me that I forgot to tell You I did eventually remember to come back to watch this lovely video You sent but it’s one You’d sent before that I’ve already watched! I LOVE it though! I am on Mooji’s channel on youtube and check out a video daily. Thank You more than I can say for bringing him back to my attention!!! And for all the Love You share with the world. Your blog is like going to church in the best of ways!!! I hope You and Yours are well and that You have a most wonderful day! Huge hugs!!! πŸ€—β€οΈπŸ™πŸΌπŸ˜ŠπŸŒ€

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  13. (I came in this form yesterday, Moojibaba, exactly because I didn’t want
    to ask any questions! It’s a very similar one, this one: ([a kooky she!])
    Ahhh… Thank God for our breathing in timeless togetherness…
    Brightest blessings showering on You and Yours always, Katy!

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  14. OH my gosh. That was sooooo very lovely. Thank You for the link!!! Just loved it! I hope You and Yours have a most wonderful day!!! πŸ€—β€οΈπŸ™πŸΌπŸŒ€πŸ˜Š!

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  15. OK.
    VERY SERIOUSLY NOW!!!
    My sacred kookiness well in place…I’m hopping over to the link! How fun. I already know I’m going to love it! Thank You so very much, Leon!!! Watching now….πŸ˜ƒ

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  16. OK.
    Concentrate.
    Seriously now.
    Seriously exuberantly.
    With all our sacred kookiness in place, and
    with overflowing gratitude for our embracing here
    in ways once thought of as possible only in Heaven!

    Katy Precious Love, here is my
    –and maybe even Mooji’s too– all-time favorite:

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  17. Thank You, Susanne! I’m sorry it’s only in English! You are so sweet to have given it a listen! Sending huge hugs to You and Maria Rosa! I hope Y’all are well….πŸ€—β€οΈπŸ˜Š

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  18. Right?!!! I keep laughing about this! Was trying to decide which Mooji I am going to watch today and I think it just may be this one again….and Yes!!! “God bless the whole world with such grateful joy, with or without tears” INDEED! Thank You, Wonderful Leon! You Shine On, too! Huge hugs Your way!!! πŸ€—β€οΈπŸ˜Š

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  19. Oh my, it seems they’ll be streaming down my face well beyond this week, Katy! πŸ˜‚
    God bless the whole world with such grateful joy, with or without tears πŸ™
    Shine On, Precious Darling Sister! πŸ€—πŸ’žπŸŒž

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  20. “Jubilantly wonderful!” Ok! You just gifted me a smile with those 2 words! 😁And “…all is unconditionally well!” I”m so happy to hear that. Yay! And WOWOWOWOW!!! THANK YOU for the links!!! The wonderful singers blew my mind and Mooji!!! WOW! I could not stop laughing!!!! He makes me laugh all the time anyway….he has such an incredible mix of humour, compassion and of being so very clear and straightforward….but this was a whole ‘nother level of fun and funny and…….!!! Ah…..You’ve started my week brilliantly! I hope You and Yours have a week overflowing with Joy and Peace…somehow I think You will! Sending HUGE hugs Your way! πŸ€—β€οΈπŸ™πŸΌπŸŒ€πŸ˜…

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  21. Jubilantly wonderful, Katy, thank You!
    We know we are where we are meant to be,
    when on our souls’ seeming paths there is this
    [Beautiful Hint of Nostalgia],
    embraced by the unconditional BLISS that we are.
    Yes, Dearest, thank you, all is unconditionally well!
    Showers of Love and Blessings to you and yours as well!
    Thanking you to Heaven for the beacon of Gratitude that you yourself keep,
    and… ahm… [β€œThe question was…”]

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  22. Right?!! She said they’ve all been threatening to drink at work for years and were all joking that now they could. I think they should all just pour a drink, turn on their cameras and have a pajama party meeting! 🀣

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  23. Good Morning, Leon! I was trying to do some sort of techno thing to allow my video to be shared…thought I had set it up that way. Had originally wanted to load it into youtube so it would be an easy share but I think I threw my original film out accidentally; can’t find it anywhere but had a copy here in my wordpress media…Laughing also because I never knew some of my art wouldn’t travel. πŸ˜…So, tried to fix this all just now and was unsuccessful. But Thanks again! You are very dear and I so love spending time at Your blog. AND….You got me back watching Mooji again, for which I am VERY grateful! It had been a few years and now I watch his channel often on my own time because of some of Your posts. So THANK YOU! I hope You and Yours are well!!! πŸ€—β€οΈπŸ™πŸΌπŸŒ€πŸ˜Š

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  24. Yay! Thank You! I’m so happy You liked it, Peter! Pip cracks me up. He pretty much wrote himself and he still makes me laugh. And I think You’re right about the hair style…it may become THE uber cool look! I have a dear friend who, during this lockdown, is working from home and has to be on daily conference calls. She was talking about one of them the other day and I asked her if the screen kindof looked like the Brady Bunch when they talked. She laughed and said, “Oh my God! NONE of us turn our cameras on. Are You kidding me?!! We’re all in our pajamas looking a mess!” πŸ€£πŸ€—β€οΈπŸ˜Š

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  25. I absolutely adore this story Katy and I think I would have had a soft spot for Pipper Popper. I love the drawing in the wedding dress! I think there’s going to be a lot of hair styles like that around when the lockdown is over.

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  26. Absolutely wonderful story and art!!! πŸ˜πŸ€©πŸ’— Thank you infinitely for sharing!!! πŸ˜˜πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–
    A very big hug full of affection!!! πŸ’—πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ˜˜πŸ€—

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