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Fab Photos Friday: Angelic Angelfish

Fab Photos Friday: Angelic Angelfish

Angelfish are among some of the most beautiful fish in the ocean. They live on coral reefs, in the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. Each ocean has different types of angelfish. They are closely related to Butterflyfish, and when they are babies, they, like Butterflyfish, are “cleaners” (cleaning debris from other, larger fish). The largest species, […]

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Amazing Women Wednesday: Hélène Tragos Stelian

Amazing Women Wednesday: Hélène Tragos Stelian

Hélène Tragos Stelian is a multi-talented woman who puts family first while finding creative outlets for her own life. Her first creative project was a book, Getting Ready for Baby: The Practical Parent’s Organizer. As the mother of twins Hélène knew that planning to have a baby (or babies) was a tough job in itself, so […]

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Charleston and Racism

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Charleston and Racism

The shooting of 9 innocent people. Cynthia Hurd, 54; Susie Jackson, 87; Ethel Lance, 70; Rev. DePayne Middleton-Doctor, 49; Hon. Rev. Clementa Pinckney, 41; Tywanza Sanders, 26; Rev. Daniel Simmons Sr., 74; Rev. Sharonda Singleton, 45; Myra Thompson, 59. Stop for a moment and think of them, and of their families. They are the victims of […]

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Vacationing with Dad

Vacationing with Dad

Some of the happiest memories of I have of my dad are from our wonderful family vacations. My father has been gone 30 years, but his memory is always present. There were always smiles and fun times and sunny days on the beach with dad. I miss you, daddy!    I have often wondered what he would […]

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5 Things You’ll Only Find in San Francisco

5 Things You’ll Only Find in San Francisco

Once you decide you’re heading to San Francisco, you probably have a long list of items you want to do during your visit. Everywhere you go you’ll have your camera out trying to capture every moment you’re in this big, beautiful city. There’s so much to see and do, but make sure these five things […]

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Fab Photos Friday: Fabulous Las Vegas

Fab Photos Friday: Fabulous Las Vegas

Ah, Las Vegas. I have been there so many times, dating back to 1983 when I first went with mom and dad and my brother. I have wonderful memories of Vegas, girl’s trips with mom and my mother in law and my cousin, and various friends of ours who joined us over the years. We always […]

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Amazing Women Wednesday: Diana Paboojian

Amazing Women Wednesday: Diana Paboojian

How I love Wednesdays and the opportunity to introduce you to some Amazing Women! Meet Diana Paboojian, and look at her incredible photography. Diana and I met on a dive trip exploring the Socorro Islands (very far south of the Baja) on the Solmar V. She caught my interest early…her camera equipment was obviously “serious”, and […]

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Push Me Pull You

Push Me Pull You

Do you remember the Push Me Pull You two headed llama from Dr. Doolittle? If you do, you must be close to my age! I don’t think the Eddie Murphy Doolittle had the llama. Anyway, that llama is a good image for how I feel much of the time. Learning to be flexible in this […]

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Fab Photos Friday: Do you love Anemones?

Fab Photos Friday: Do you love Anemones?

Long fascinated by anemones, I take photos of them on almost every dive. Other photographers look at me like I’m crazy (probably am, I admit), but I think they are incredibly beautiful. Anemones are close relatives to corals and jellies. They have stinging polyps and spend most of their time hanging out on coral reefs […]

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Amazing Women Wednesday: Update on Cathy Chester!

Amazing Women Wednesday: Update on Cathy Chester!

Cathy Chester is indeed a powerhouse. She is an advocate for wellness, for research into Multiple Sclerosis (she was diagnosed at 29), and she is an award winning blogger at An Empowered Spirit. Next Act for Women, a blog about midlife women and reinvention, has just published an awesome feature on Cathy. I highly recommend […]

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