Online Photography Classes

Welcome to the 57th History & Home link party, but first, let’s talk photography.  Ah, photography.  It’s something I’ve been interested in since I can remember.  I tried to take a 101 class in college but it was so popular,...

Come Along to the Campground

Many years ago our family started the wonderful activity of camping.  We began with a tent, a cook stove, and sleeping bags and had lots of fun together.  But the hot South Carolina summers, and the fact that we’re quite...
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Birds Nesting, Email Woes, and Mothers Day

Things have been mighty exciting in our backyard the past several days!  Do you remember the Colonial Reproduction Bird Bottle I showed you recently?  I’m excited to report that a bluebird couple has moved in!  They’ve been very busy building...

It Is Not Lost, It Is Finished

Last week, my father-in-law finished his battle with cancer.  Notice I said “finished”, not “lost”. I can’t remember exactly when I first heard it expressed that way.  I think it was around the time my own father finished his battle...
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Three Tips for Better Photography

Sometimes, we just need to get back to the basics.  There’s a lot of good help out there for advanced digital camera users, from books to entire websites.  But when I sat down to write an article on photography tips...

Guess Who Showed Up on Parade?

Guess who is the newest contributing writer at Parade.com?  Little ‘ole me, that’s who! Through my affiliation with Sverve, Parade.com invited me to write an article on a photography tip relating to Valentine’s Day.  My article, Strike a Better Pose...