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it ain't snow here yet ...

From my backyard last year. In this El Nino winter, snow’s fallen only once here. My heating bill likes the rarely freezing temperatures, but it’s a dreary season so far without snow.


Parking Lot for Leaves

I’m still working on processing all the image files from our trip, complicated somewhat by having to get a new external drive and formatting it so that it could be read by my new Macbook Pro laptop (I keep all my images on an external drive).   295 more words

NY's Finger Lakes Region

"Have you Hugged your Retail Workers Today??" (People Skills 101)

I work a retail job :) So does my boyfriend, and some of my best friends in New York :) We work at the Christian-owned craft store chain, Hobby Lobby :) We sell a variety of crafters things, like seasonal decorations, party supplies, scrapbooking/rubber stamps and paper, unfinished wood, clay, beads and jewelry making supplies, iron-ons, tie dye and t-shirts, paints, pastels, pencils and canvases and sketchbooks, we have our own custom framing shop, yarn, cotton thread, embroidery thread, sewing patterns and fabric, thread, synthetic flowers and flower arrangements (we do custom flower arrangements too) and two aisles of wedding supplies. 1,640 more words


A Dinner from Home

Three years ago when we moved half-way across the country I was in shock. We moved to a place where we knew no one. The closest people we knew were 500 miles away. 533 more words


Website Design Series

I get to be a college teacher :) Come join Happiness Engineer Sam Hamdy and myself for these two workshops at Jamestown Community College if you happen to be in the area. 16 more words


An update on the past two years

I have neglected this blog for some time, mostly because I did not have much to say. After the Sun-Times layoffs in Chicago, I was no longer working as a photojournalist. 2,470 more words