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Life’s Sweet Ordinary

There was a time I would never have considered photographing something from a garden or nature, or anything for that matter, that I felt was less-than-perfect in presentation — like this delightful, blousy oriental poppy. Although strongly drawn to its colour, texture, and beauty I would have given it a pass simply because the quack […]

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Taking Photos of Your Dog / Pet (Rewind Wednesday)

Kelly and Victoria at Design Ties are beginning a concept called Rewind Wednesday. The idea is to spend more time enjoying summer (away from the computer) therefore replaying a post from the archives on this day. I’ve decided to participate with their inaugural Rewind Wednesday. TAKING PICTURES OF YOUR DOG / PET (from April 7, […]

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5 Things of Beauty

Honesty Refraining from gossip Helping someone else, just because. Warm summer rain The innocence of children The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes. If you foolishly ignore beauty, you will soon find yourself without it. Your life will be impoverished. But if you invest in beauty, it will remain with you all the […]

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Family

The family. We were a strange little band of characters trudging through life sharing diseases and toothpaste, coveting one another’s desserts, hiding shampoo, borrowing money, locking each other out of our rooms, inflicting pain and kissing to heal it in the same instant, loving, laughing, defending, and trying to figure out the common thread that […]

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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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