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Life’s Sweet Ordinary

This post is going to be short and sweet. Here is a prime example of why we should never ever judge anyone. You know the old saying, “Never judge a book by its cover.” Well please do click on the link I’m about to give you. It will be five minutes that will stay with […]

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Taking Pictures of Your Dog / Pet

Taking pictures of your dog, cat, or other pets are often similar to taking photos of your children. As promised here are a few simple, yet basic, aspects to keep in mind when taking pictures of your family dog(s). If there is interest, in future I can provide information to address more advanced approaches. These […]

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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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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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A Memory

Chookoloonks (Karen Walrond), a fellow Shutter Sister, ages ago began Love Thursday. The idea is to post an image of love and tell a brief story about it, if you like. Most people always post images of hearts. I’m participating today but my image, instead of being one of hearts, is born of the heart. […]

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