because, let's all face it, she deserves it!
She's an awesome artist and writer! Many are inspired by her works and by her kind words. And to many of us, a true good friend. Cheers to you, Maria, this one's for you!
Mickey Mouse belongs to Disney.
Art used for the motivator, title, all the inspirational stuff belong to ~twisted-wind
Motivator created by me, ~LadyHexaKnight