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grandmother poetry

I thought I would start including some of my grandmothers’ works in my blog. I hope you don’t mind. I feel fortunate that the female members of my family are so creative (very strong willed and sometimes a little off-kilter, but that is another story…) I’ll start with the poetry because that doesn’t involve digital photography. My maternal grandmother was a very proper and religious ...

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new slides round 1

I don’t really understand in this day of technology that some exhibits still want slides. Well, I just shot the first batch, and I have to say, I’m getting better at it. At one point, I actually paid someone to shoot slides, but they really weren’t much better. The photographer used artificial light and it just made my paintings a little shiny looking (and they ...

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working on a grant

So, I’m working on a grant to teach a workshop or class about designing a website. Now this wouldn’t be a hands on here; where to click kind of thing, instead an overview of how to get started; how to plan the site, elements of good design, etc. I don’t know if it will get accepted or even funded. I hope it gets accepted. I’m ...

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Robin reads: Same Sweet Girls and How I Paid for College

Same Sweet Girls by Cassandra King Think Steel Magnolias. Terms of Endearment. the Ya-Ya sisters. Got it? Like those? Well, you might like this one, too. A story of a group of late 40s Southern Belles who get together every year to elect a new queen and celebrate their friendship. The story revolves around one particular year in their lives. Slightly bittersweet, but enjoyable enough. ...

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