love-message-w-pen-clarita-morguefile.jpgSearching for a mode of creative expression after losing her camera, Penny Proudfoot began writing messages of inspiration and humor for commuters along the busy 2-lane road outside her home.

“Did you make a difference today?” “Enjoy what you already have.” “Don’t eat the yellow snow.”  She estimates she has written more than 200 phrases.

They didn’t go unnoticed. Drivers who were reading the board started writing back.

“Dear Ms. Motivator, Thank you for the daily message. I drive by every day and really enjoy your board. It makes me laugh or think and appreciate the small pleasures in life…”

(READ the story in the Washington Post)

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