Category Archives: Personal

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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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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Johnson County Relay for Life – June 24, 2011


What a beautiful night for Relay it was!   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 … 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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Simplicity Show – A Smith Gallery


This is just too cool!  I had to share!  🙂  Back to back shows!  “Doing a Happy Dance”  LoL  My image “White Moth” shown below has been accepted into A Smith Gallery’s Simplicity Competition juried by Robert Hecht.    Of the … Continue reading

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