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Monthly Archives: April 2010

Mother’s Day Gift Idea :: Grande Prairie & region Custom Photographer

Need a meaningful Mother’s Day Gift idea? Give the gift of memories by giving a gift certificate for a personal photo session with you and mom! Or ask about gift certificates for mini-sessions (with a mini price tag!) Leave me a note or use the contact form at my website. Everyone will be jealous that […]

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National Hanging Out Day

I have never stopped hanging my clothes out on a clothesline. I used to always hang them out even in winter when they’d freeze solid and would have to be finished indoors. But for the past 3 decades I only dry my clothes in a dryer during the bitter winter months. Today is National Hanging […]

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“You know you’ve read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.” ~Paul Sweeney I know this feeling so very well. “The smallest bookstore still contains more ideas of worth than have been presented in the entire history of television.” ~Andrew Ross “The […]

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The Value of Individuality :: Photography & Art, in particular

“… why are you trying so hard to fit in, when you’re born to stand out?” ~ Oliver James My mother always encouraged my individuality and when she wasn’t encouraging it, she faithfully stood back and let me forge ahead to adventure, experiment, and learn from that path. I embraced that same approach when raising […]

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Pet Photo Contest Winner

We have a winner! Before I announce the winner, it’s important for me to give a huge thanks to everyone who entered and participated. I still feel so badly that every entry could not have been included in the voting. One of you readers gave me a great idea to do a collage of the […]

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