Monthly Archives: February, 2013

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Iphoneography Monday- #2-Macro

So which do you prefer? Color Macro or B/W?

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Iphoneography Monday




Weekly Top Shot #69

The little road to villa I stayed at while in Tuscany.

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Mandarin Orange Monday – the Keys

Taken in the Keys at sunset.



Wild weekly Photo Challenge-#18 Green

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lets be wild

Warped sense of HUMOR

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Weekly Travel Theme-Shadows

My play on shadows,, well light and shadows actually!DSC_3430 wm

Uncle Sandy’s Macaw Bird Park

I had the pleasure of going here last week. Uncle Sandy( whose real name is Carl Kirkconnell) founded the park in 1998. Uncle Sandy wanted a place where people could come and enjoy the birds. There is an open flight area where you can feed the birds and they will come up to you and take the peanuts out of your hand to eat. When our grand kids come to visit they love going feed the macaws.

We found out last week that Uncle Sandy has cancer and only has a week or so left to live. This has been shocking news and tough to take in. Please keep Uncle Sandy (Carl) in your prayers.

My husband, David, donates wood, steel, and what ever else he can to help maintain the park. They can use these things to build cages and perches. Some of the birds that live at the park were either abandoned or previously abused. Our goffin cockatoo (Luna) was one of the abused birds. When they received her in the park she had hardly any feathers. We  feel in love with her, took her home with us and now she is one spoiled and loved bird.  As a result of David’s many visits to the park, he and Uncle sandy have become good friends.

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My husband, David, holding one of the Macaws in the open feeding area.

The birds were such a great sports for the camera. I think they enjoyed posing as much as I enjoyed capturing their beauty.

DSC_6879 wm                                                                                                                                                They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. But you do have to admit this is one beauty!

DSC_6913wm                                                                                                                                                                         Fly away with me!! We would have so much fun!

DSC_6917wm                                                                                                                                                          What did u say? You wish you had a crown like me. Isn’t it pretty!

DSC_6921                                                                                                                                                     Hey I can’t help it if my eyes are RED. The party lasted all night!

DSC_6930wm                                                                                                                                                                                                   I’m the Voodoo King of New Orleans!

DSC_6934wm                                                                                                                                                              I bet I can stare at you longer than you can at me!

DSC_6945wm                                                                                                                                                            This is my Sweet and Innocent pose. You Like it?

DSC_6969wm                                                                                                                                                                                                 And last but not least, into the Abyss we go!








The Business Card- Loethen Design

I am a huge fan of David Carson. I love his work and I drew inspiration from his designs for the creation of these business cards. I have been trying to perfect the look I want for my business cards for a few weeks now.

I decided to use my own typeface on the front that I designed in Typography. It is called Eurofashion.

Here are my two fav’s so far. What do you think?

the first front of business card

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Second front of Business card

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This will be the back for both cards

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