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  • Jerilynski@aol.com
    You are invited to a Do Your Own Thing art retreat - a relaxing, fun filled gathering of artsy women. You will find it easy to bounce ideas back & forth,
    Message 1 of 1 , May 10, 2008
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      You are invited to a "Do Your Own Thing" art retreat - a relaxing, fun filled gathering of artsy women.  You will find it easy to bounce ideas back & forth, share tips, etc.  The retreat will be held in Temple , Texas , on September 18 – 21, arriving on Thursday at 2pm (or later) and leaving on Sunday by 11am.  There is space for 15 people.  Total cost $100 per person. 


      There are two houses on the property available to retreat attendees.  Rooms/beds are available on a first come, first served basis.  There is a $40 deposit that becomes non-refundable on August 15. The rest of the money is to be paid when you arrive at the retreat.  Driving directions to Green Oaks Farm will be available prior to the retreat.


      You will gather in the Allen House for art time and meals.  Shared tables will be set up in the lanai where there is a wall of windows that affords a wonderful woodland view.  This is a lovely relaxing home.  Bring your art kits and whatever you want to work on for the weekend and join in the fun and camaraderie!


      Amenities:  There is a living room and TV (in each house) so that you will have a place to get away if you care to.  The Allen House also has a very small quiet room that can be used for reading, etc.  There are LOTS of windows, patios, and the whole property is secluded.  Go to www.greeoaksfarm.com to  view the houses.


      Rules:  No children, no TV or music in the art room.  Cell phones should be used outside the art room.  Plan to work on your art, enjoy good company, get to know new people, and thoroughly enjoy yourself!


      Sleeping Space:

      The Allen House has the following sleeping space along with 3 bathrooms:

      1 BR – 2 people – RESERVED

      1 BR – twin beds plus a loft bed – 3 people

      1 ultra small BR- twin bed – 1 person

      1 ultra small BR – twin bed – 1 person

      Commons Area – 1 twin bed and sofa sleeper – 2 people

      The dining room could be converted into a BR by adding two twin beds.  The use of the dining room as a bedroom will depend on the number of attendees.


      The 1882 House has the following sleeping space and  1 bathroom.

      1 BR – Full bed – 1 person

      1 BR – Full bed and a set of bunk beds – 3 people

      Living room – king sofa bed - 1 person

      A twin bed can be set up in the living room, depending on the number of attendees.


      Foods Provided:


      light breakfasts - cereal, milk, fruit, coffee/hot tea

      light lunches -Friday & Saturday (sandwiches)

      Pizza party Thursday evening  


      Friday & Saturday dinner, you are on your own.

      Attendees are encouraged to bring drinks & snacks  Restaurants are also very close by.


      I look forward to sharing an art filled weekend with you.  I may be reached by email -  jerilynski@...   or via telephone: 254 848-5457.  Leave a message along with your phone number, and I will return your call.


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