Category Archives: Projects

It’s been a while

So I’ve been off the grid for a while now thanks to my first year teaching in a private school, going back to school to finish my education certificate, keeping up with my two year old, and with the expectation of my second baby (10 weeks to go). I’ve been so busy with those things I’ve had to put my photography business on hold, and have even found I have almost no time to snap a photo of the day. The one thing I have recently started making time for again is knitting and crocheting…to keep my sanity. If you think public school kids are stressful, try dealing with private school parents. I almost quit at the end of the first quarter because I had a lot of parents angry that their kids had earned a B in Art instead of an A. And they weren’t very civil about how they approached me on the matter. Most were aggressive and some even got nastily mean. I would honestly trade a year in a public school with 85 kids in one class than deal with those parents for a single day again. So I picked my needles back up after a long hiatus and made some pretty cute baby hats, and I’ve got the two sides of a pillow complete. I just have to stitch the pillow pieces together and stuff it. Five more days until Christmas break.
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Photo of the Day – May 31

Every morning, ok maybe not every morning, I water the little seedlings of squash I’ve planted in my little four shelf greenhouse. A few weeks ago, when I first got around to planting them, I noticed a bird’s nest in one of the flower pots (last year it was in my watering can). A few days after that, I noticed four eggs in it. I have been watching mama bird for weeks, and keeping my cocker spaniels away from the nest. I even moved the flower pot up to a higher shelf, out of their reach. Well, this morning, mama was not home, but a little movement caught my eye and this is what I found.

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Baby Isla

At a recent guild meeting I won a one year pro subscription to Animoto. So here is a recent client’s slideshow. I can’t share it with her yet though because She hasn’t picked up her canvas yet (the very last image). When she does, I’ll be able to post this to my website and Facebook. I just don’t want to ruin the surprise for her. Since I’ve never really told any family, friends, or clients about this side blog, I don’t really have any worries that she might see it. I’m just so excited about it I can’t wait to share it with someone.

Isla.

Photo of the Day – March 24

I love wildflowers, especially flowers that find the most unlikely places to grow.

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Photo of the Day – March 23

I like the different textures, the smooth, red beads against the weathered, grey boards.

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Photo of the Day – March 22

View from the shore of the St. John’s River.

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Photo of the Day – March 21

“I got you,” says Pudge the cat.

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Photo of the Day – March 19

I took my son to the zoo yesterday and got this wonderful little image of a squirrel monkey.

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Photo of the Day – 3-18-14

Photo of the Day is a flower found at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, where my son and I will visit tomorrow.

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Photo of the Day: January 2-4

Since we’ve been traveling I have not had internet connection to post my Photos of the Day. Now that we’re home I’m catching up.

January 2

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January 3

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January 4

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