how EXCITING!!! thanks, you guys! what a super-nice surprise! if you haven't figured out yet, i am new to CAARDVARKS and new to blogging......fairly new to the whole online creating/interacting community, really (aside from lurking...does that count?) so i'm psyched to have visitors and am looking forward (post-10k!) to surfing around more and seeing the amazing creations that are out there! boy oh boy did i ever land in a BIIIIIIIIG pool of astonishing talent, i can't believe how cool this is!