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Category Archives: my life

America, America

Today is when the world stands together, in the light, to see what we thought we’d never see, and when we all unite behind the new President of the United States of America. Perfection does not come easily or by wishing, but when everyone stands together, positive change occurs. “Perfection is achieved, not when there […]

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Part one January 20th

Today is all about organizing and clean up.  I have finally found a suitable online showcase for my photos. I’ve mentioned before how limiting this blog is in terms of size of photo that is allowed. When the photos are compressed to such a small size, so much detail is lost. For anyone who visits […]

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The Whole Story Doesn’t Show

  There is a quote I used for one of my Flickr photos a short time ago that lingers around me like the scent of burning wood curling and wafting in the cold winter air: “I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure of the landscape – the loneliness of it, the […]

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I learned something new today. I’ve been making diptychs through Big Huge Labs mosaic maker but I’ve been bound and determined to teach myself (finally!) how to make my own diptychs using Photoshop. Today, thanks to a great online tutorial by Debbie at Splash of Style, I did it! Here is my first attempt at […]

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