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Altered Art Scrapbook For a Little Girl

Altered art scrapbook for a little girl. Mixed media. Front cover. Scrapbooking paper, sticker embellishments, text printed on parchment paper with torn edges, scraps from magazines, doll shirt from dollar store. A triangle-shaped pocket in the corner holds special photos. … Continue reading

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Sidewalk Chalk – “Story” Photo Challenge

The theme for this week’s photo challenge is “Story.” The assignment: “do some visual storytelling with your photography.” Sidewalk chalk is magical in the hands of a child. My siblings and I spent endless summer hours drawing giant snail hopscotch games, … Continue reading

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Pushing Sorrow Aside to Embrace a Day of Joy – Parenting Plights & Delights

One year ago, we attended the last-minute wedding of our youngest daughter, Suzee. “Why last-minute?” you may ask. In mid-January 2017 my husband, George, was diagnosed with an aggressive brain cancer: leptomeningeal disease. We were still trying to process the … Continue reading

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Happy Saint Patrick’s Day – Photo Essay

This was two years ago at the Los Angeles County Irish Fair and Music Festival, L.A. County Fairgrounds in Pomona, California. It was a blast! Entertainers and visitors alike wore kilts. Color this day green!  In the fountains, in the beer,  on … Continue reading

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Mighty Thor Visits One-Year-Old Boy

I’ve waited months for Thor to visit me during his world tour, which began long, long ago on Debra Kristi’s blog, Sparks in the Fire of Imagination. You can read about his other stops there. Tameri Etherton entertained Thor by … Continue reading

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Trippy Hippie Party – Photo Essay

It’s a trip hippie party! Owrrrr! Can you dig it? My hubby, George, turned 60 in July. Our daughter ‘Lily’ and her husband threw him a big old honkin’ party with a hippie theme. The ‘cool’ people wore funky threads, … Continue reading

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