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Tag Archives: memories.

Christmas memory

Photo credit: Provincial Archives of Alberta, BL1243/2 — Eaton’s Santa Claus Parade, Edmonton Alberta I remember when Mom used to take me to Eatons. We never had much money but Christmas is when we would go. Everyone was always dressed up in those days (the 1950’s), even if we didn’t have a lot of money. Men […]

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Why You Need to Print Your Photos … today

Why you need to print your photos … today: “An image in hand can touch your heart more deeply than an image on a computer screen. Printed photographs are gifts.” ~Meredith Wynn Computers fail. Hard drives crash. USB sticks and DVDs can and do corrupt. Even back-up discs can die or fail. Technology changes. Most […]

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rainy days

Rain by Shel Silverstein I opened my eyes And looked up at the rain, And it dripped in my head And flowed into my brain, And all that I hear as I lie in my bed Is the slishity-slosh of the rain in my head. I step very softly, I walk very slow, I can’t […]

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She raised me up

I tend to view this blog like my virtual living room, and am so grateful when it appears that’s how you think of it too. Get comfy, I’ll burn a candle and light the fireplace. My mother has been in my thoughts more than usual so I thought I’d talk about her here. She had a beautiful […]

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The rich fragrance of …

What has more personality than black pepper and is sweeter than a rose? Why cinnamon of course. The warm, somewhat spicy, yet woody aroma that some also describe as smoky is unique to all other spices in our cupboards. The sense of smell and how it evokes memories is stronger than an ox on steroids […]

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Photo Books are easier than organizing loose photos

Are your photos all on your phone or computer? When was the last time you had photos printed? I am a huge proponent of getting photos OFF the computer or phone and printed, whether it’s a beautiful canvas print for your wall, multiple prints to place in an album (to be treasured and looked at […]

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