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What can happen on a photo safari with the African Painted Dog

What do I mean by what can happen on a photo safari?  Well, many things great and frustrating.  The day you go on safari the weather could be terrible (very hot or very wet) or in the case of my … Continue reading

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Out with 2016 and in with 2017

This has been an incredibly fast year to me.  We’ve traveled to Arizona, New Mexico, New Hampshire, Maine and back home to Missouri – twice.  I had a birthday party, during a heat wave of all things,  that was attended … Continue reading

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Our gift and a few words about newborn photography

Our little nugget of love and joy has warmed all of our hearts to the brim.  Is he spoiled much? Is it even possible to spoil a newborn? Do I care and am I going to stop?  No way.  This … Continue reading

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One of these things is not like the others…

And happened to be hawking roasted chestnuts that were being sold right across the lane; awfully good balancing act going on too!  

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Pere Noel

Père Noël (French pronunciation: [pɛʁ nɔ.ɛl]), “Father Christmas”, sometimes called Papa Noël (“Daddy Christmas”), is a legendary gift-bringer at Christmas in France and other French-speaking areas, identified with the Father Christmas and/or Santa Claus of English-speaking territories. Though they were traditionally … Continue reading

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Buy a flower?

Can’t put my finger on what character she was portraying in the realm of the Christmas Traditions but I know it has something to do with Dickens.  

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Family night at St. Charles Christmas Traditions

One afternoon (which turned into evening) all seven of us piled into two cars and went to show the kids the festivities at the old Saint Charles Christmas Traditions event (link here.) I had forgotten what it took to get … Continue reading

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Think Tank Speed Demon Speed Convertible Bag Review

There are many options for carrying cameras and gear.  There are shoulder or messenger bags, belt systems or for us women, bags that look like purses and tote bags but I’ve come across something new!  The Speed Demon speed convertible … Continue reading

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Very Old and Unusual Car #6 – Wicker 1924 Model T

Bet you’ve never seen anything like this before and you are going to love it’s story!  This car, as the story goes, was covered in wicker when it was first purchased and taken to a town in Michigan which – … Continue reading

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A 1940 straight out of a Jimmy Cagney gangster movie Cadillac Fleetwood     And a very classy 1931 Cadillac I don’t know what they use to clean and polish their cars but it must be an amazing product; I’ve … Continue reading

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