Monthly Archives: March 2013

Our Grandparents a Global Album – Children’s book review

Photography is a wonderful way to share a story. Our Grandparents a Global Album is a picture book for children and adults alike, the colour photo portraits are of grandparents with their grandchildren from around the world. These images are … Continue reading

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In Memory of Louie – Picture Framing made with Sentiment

Many years ago I had a pet bird named Louie. When he died, I dried the forget-me-not flowers that were in my garden at the time. It took me almost eight years to frame these special keepsake flowers, but I … Continue reading

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The King’s Taster – Children’s Book Review

Okay! A book with a dog almost made human with the glasses and standing up at a table of food. The concept reminds me of my dog, Charlie. Charlie is my shadow for most of the day and if I … Continue reading

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A Special Rock – Custom Picture framing a rock

A Miniature Shadowbox Frame Small frame rested on a painting easel. This is the ROCK. I bought this Apache Hill stone in New Mexico while travelling with my friend Terri. I was so impressed with the landscape of NM, that … Continue reading

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Kevin’s Grandma – Children’s Book Review

Kevin’s Grandma by Barbara Williams and Kay Chorao. ISBN 0-525-45039-4 This is another one of the books from my early days of Children’s literature, it brings back great memories. One is that I met Barbara Williams and she sign my … Continue reading

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