Category Archives: About me!

A Tribute to 2 Furry Family Members – Smokey and Chief


It was a tough 90 days for me and started on the December 19, 2009 the day I lost Smokey after 13 great years together!  Then on March 25, 2010 I lost Chief!  Both to cancer, but different types of … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!


To all my family, friends, clients, and followers…….I wish each and every one of you a very Merry Christmas full of joy, hope, peace, and happiness!   Thank you so much! I am very grateful to have each and every one … Continue reading

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4th of July Fireworks at Ellis Park


4th of July Fireworks at Ellis Park in Cedar Rapids.  Calling this one………. “And Then There was One”  😉 Just messing around on this one.  Taken while waiting for the “show” to begin.  Zoomed the lens on a bulb exposure … Continue reading

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Granddaughters


My beautiful granddaughters from the 4th of July weekend!  🙂    These are all just candid shots of them, no posing just them being them!  Oh and the blue eyes are totally them, no postwork magic was done on them.  All were shot … Continue reading

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Linn County – Relay for Life


If it involves fighting cancer you can bet I will be there!  Cancer has taken my father, two great friends, and two furry family members from me.   I hope you enjoy the slide show and that it makes you want … Continue reading

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An evening with my Granddaughters


My granddaughters came over for a few hours the other day, I always enjoy getting to see them!   I’ve said it before, it’s just cool to watch them “explore with such open minds.”   They make you stop and think, “yup, … Continue reading

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Artistic Adventures 4


Once again, it’s been a while since I posted some personal work, too long!  LoL  The weather has been getting warmer and it reminded me of trips out to the blind and that I hadn’t posted any of these images … Continue reading

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