Monthly Archives: August 2012

Showers of Mercy

We have been in a moderate drought this summer…like a lot of the country, we have had weeks of heat and little rain.  Monday, however, was a treat…it rained all day and I came home to water drenched sunflowers.  The rain … Continue reading

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Evening and Morning Mercies

Under the bird feeders in the backyard (we have some on the side, too)…we noticed a bunch of sprouts sticking up from the ground early June.  Quickly to realize these were volunteer sunflowers from the bird feeders that have been scattered by … Continue reading

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Pieces of Me – A Scavenger Hunt

This week our “Beyond Layers” e-course challenged us with a collaborative idea between Kim Klassen and Kathy McDonald.  This is part of Kathy’s contribution: When my girls were born I started scrapbooking. One day I noticed a lady making a “Pieces of … Continue reading

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5 Facts Friday – Random

It is hard to believe I have not posted in a week…but it has been busy, having less personal time than usual. Forgive me? But is is 5 Fact Friday ~ yes, from Kim and Xanthe…and here are mine…rather radom … Continue reading

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5 Facts Friday – My Roots!

Well it’s Friday…and that means FIVE FACTS on Kim and Xanthe’s blog.  I thought today I would write about my roots…no, no, no not my hair (At age 55 I have never colored my hair)… No, my Ancestry roots~~~~ 1.  … Continue reading

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Summer Wanes and Beyond Layers

On Wednesday after work, Edster and I, along with my stepdog, Bruno, went down to the Cuyahoga Valley National Park to walk the towpath, enjoy the weather, and of course, take photographs!  The towpath goes along the former Ohio and Erie … Continue reading

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Small Steps

I’ve been engrossed in organizing my Photoshop brushes since the weekend…what a job!  But so worth it…knowing what I have is a real plus!  I got some great tips and a template from Nanette Dalton, writing for Digital Scrapper.  But … Continue reading

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Five Fact Friday ~ Posted on Saturday

Well, Friday creeped up on me and so this is a little late…but it is on Kim Klassen and Xanthe Berkeley‘s Refection of You blog from Behind The Scenes. Here is my submission this week…my first attempt at making it … Continue reading

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Texture Tuesday and Painting with Light

Wow…thanks for all the comments on my journal journey series…some of you wrote about having lovely journals but not feeling comfortable writing in them… Well…I want to share something with you that was retweeted by my friend, Tina Hunt… The … Continue reading

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Journaling Journeys ~ The Original Plan

As promised, here are some photo shoots of my favorite journals (this was the original plan)…I love them…I collect them…and each blank page has amazing potential and possibilities.  These are not all my journals, but these are the ones I … Continue reading

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