Cousin Camp 2015

All Posts Cousin Camp in Winter Park, Summer 2015 I would have loved to have been able to be there and enjoy seeing them all together. I hope they continue to enjoy each other's company as they grow...
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After the Ball

I wonder what she's thinking... Not many good shots from this year's dance recital. The lighting is difficult, to say the least. But, I do like this one.
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OLLI: Writing our lives

The is the 3rd or 4th time round that I have taken part in the "Writing Our Lives" class offer through our local OLLI@Auburn organization (Osher Lifelong Learners Institute at Auburn). I'm just a beginner! The class is filled with people who have been there for many...
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OLLI: Writing our lives

The is the 3rd or 4th time round that I have taken part in the "Writing Our Lives" class offer through our local OLLI@Auburn organization (Osher Lifelong Learners Institute at Auburn). I'm just a beginner! The class is filled with people who have been there for many...

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Thanksgiving in Birmingham

The clan convened at Marie's house for Thanksgiving this year. The Day included 4 generations (from my mother down to my grandchildren, and a couple of grand-dogs). The day after, while David went hunting with Kevin, we took the girls to the park. The sky was gray,...

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Scrapbook updates

I spent some time over the weekend building some new scrapbook pages... and then I found some older ones that I had forgotten about. It fascinates me as I look through the images and see how much they have grown, and how much I have yet to document so that we can...

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Sunset from The Pier Old Orchard Beach

Sunday evening we wandered down to the Pier area for Pier Fries, Lisa's Pizza, and a drink at the bar at the end of the Pier. I am still amazed at the pictures I can get with my cell phone (Samsung Galaxy).

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Banana Pudding to die for

Whenever there is a potluck or a picnic, my name always ends up with the "dessert" assignment, and this Banana Pudding is always demanded. I've done it many ways: instant pudding mix with sugar, or the sugar-free version; skim milk, whole milk or 2%; regular Eagle...

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Martha: Missed Career as a Radio Actress

A couple of weeks back, our local OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learner Institute) held the annual end of the year "Picnic" and General Meeting. A lovely Picnic, held indoors with AC and no ants or other wildlife. The menu included bar-b-que, potato salad and desserts. But,...

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Super Moon

It's rather frustrating to have a lens that only zooms to 135mm --on a night when we have this marvelous moon. But, I got a somewhat decent shot...

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