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Yearly Archives: 2009

Birthday Love

{This blog entry has been edited from the previous version.}   This is an image I took at a previous photo shoot — a child’s birthday party. This was a pair who were guests of the birthday boy. I only got two shots off but am delighted I turned at just that moment!

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Dog Gone Weekend …

It’s been some time since I’ve shared photos of my dogs. Rather than inundate you with multiple photos, I did a pair of mosaics. Since I did these at BigHugeLabs, I can not control the positioning of their body/head in the thin strips. Here is the first mosaic: Far Left: Austin, our male Australian Shepherd […]

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Home

“One’s home is like a delicious piece of pie you order in a restaurant on a country road one cozy evening – the best piece of pie you have ever eaten in your life – and can never find again.  After you leave home, you may find yourself feeling homesick, even if you have a […]

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Storm has Brewed and is Percolating

I’m back from my relaxing and regenerative trip to the city. It’s storming or perhaps, more correctly, I should say we’re having a winter blizzard today. (The photo, however, is one from an early winter storm but today it is white everywhere with no dead grasses showing in the field. I don’t feel like going […]

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Houston, we have a winner!

This has been such a wonderful week watching for and reading the wonderful responses as to what each person would put in their comfort drawer (or box). Some of you who participated already had a comfort drawer, some have now created one, and one of my buddies, Debi made a very special one for her […]

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Poetry

A wee bit of antique added to a pretty amaryllis … “The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life.”  ~Jean Giraudoux I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend full of joy and exploration. Tomorrow is the big day — I’ll be making the draw … if […]

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