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From the past…

The Barnett children -- as young children My brother has a nice scanner, and has been scanning some old photos of late. These were taken in front of "the little house" in Florence. I am the oldest, with Leah 2 years younger and Bob 2 years younger than Leah... so,...

Christmas 2007

I have to say that this was a most wonderful and delightful Christmas. Everyone (all three of my children plus a son-in-law and daughter-in-law and my granddaughter!) came for Christmas. What fun to have a one year old to inspect the tree, harvest candy canes and...

Lily at home – in Florida

She's very petite and very lively...
Backbutton focus

Backbutton focus

So -- I wonder if this method would have made better shots of the hummingbirds outside my window. Next season, I think...

Backbutton focus

Notes to self

Some great places to learn Divi and get help: (list to be updated regularly, I hope) Elegant Themes BlogĀ - the...

Vacation Update

Vacation Update

July 3: Judy gave us a tour of historic Lewes, Delaware. Pretty little town. Fireworks off Cape May were very nice - I have short video's taken from the ferry cruise, but I'm not sure I have the proper software on the laptop to convert them for the web. It was a fun...

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from our past

from our past

My mom cannot understand why we really like this photo. But, we do. She thinks she looks "all done in." But, I see a serene smile. This is scanned from the box of old photos that we dug through after Stewart's funeral. I hope that there are more to come.

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Wedding Pictures

Wedding Pictures

are beginning to be posted. The album is still growing, but you can find it here [no longer available] I've started with only 11 images, but it should be growing fairly rapidly for a while. With only 2 people giving me stuff, I found I had over 500 images to look...

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Soon I can post pictures

With all the wedding preparations, it's frustrating not to be able to post pictures -- in about 7 weeks tho, the wraps will be off the wedding dress, and the photos can go out for all (including Kevin) to see. Last week I watched a cold Marie pose outdoors for her...

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Old Friends & memories

Old Friends & memories

I found this in my "drafts." It's a couple of years old, now. (I hadn't realized that this site was that old!) I wish I had finished it, because I wonder where I was headed. And now, so much more has happened. Marie is making preparations for her wedding. A piece of...

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East of Katrina

The slow motion train wreck of a hurricane has passed west of us. Two tornado warnings this afternoon sent us all into an interior hall in the library. It didn't hit so close, but the funnel clouds have been hanging around the neighborhood all afternoon. The air is...

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