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“The moment a child is born,
the mother is also born.”


My Mother β€” Digitally colorized from a sepia toned school photo.

Steve's family β€” taken in Mason City, Iowa about 1963-ish.

My Daughter-in-law and Granddaughter β€” Practically Perfect in Every Way... both of them πŸ™‚

And for my sweet rose, Jenna.

Whether you’re “officially” a mom or not,

if you’ve ever assumed the role or willingly and positively contributed to the life of a child…

Happy Mother’s Day!

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I’m terrible at sending cards, but I’m good at a few other things. πŸ™‚

Love you, Mom. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

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Didn’t Realize…

Barbie and I are the same age!

For five decades, Barbie has inspired girls of all ages to dream, discover and celebrate their girlhood – from fashion to fantasy – all in a world without limits.


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Houston Zoo Aquarium Tube

Here, fishy, fishy, fishy...

Joel emailed a dozen photos he took of Zoe this afternoon crawling through the aquarium tube at the zoo. He thought maybe I could try animating them. The frames aren’t quite perfectly aligned, but this was a fun “assignment.” πŸ™‚

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Since I recreated a six generation photo montage for male descendants in my dad’s family several weeks ago, he asked me to try to come up with something similar for the girls in the family. There weren’t as many photos of the women in his family, at least not in the same line of descent, but I am lucky enough to have six generations of women’s photos from my mom’s family, including my daughters and me. The oldest photo, of my 2nd great-grandmother Emma, turned out fairly well considering the condition it was in, but as I brought the photo to life withΒ  digital colorization, I was taken with her uncanny resemblance to myself β€” almost as much resemblance as Dad had to his 2nd great-grandfather!

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Happy birthday, Zoe!

Happy birthday, Zoe!

Happy Valentine’s Day and much love to everyone, and a very happy Valentine’s Day birthday to my granddaughter, Zoe who is two years old today! Matthew celebrated his 20th birthday yesterday, too. Birthday, after birthday, after birthday… such is February in our family. πŸ™‚

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Happy Birthday

Raymond Prentis

Raymond Prentis

This photo was originally colorized, but terribly faded after many years. I restored the colorization in honor of Dad’s 79th birthday. Happy birthday, Dad!

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