Happy Hearts Day!! A photo essay

For Valentine’s Day this year, I’m posting a photo essay of hearts.  All pictures were taken by me on Feb. 13-14, 2015 with my Samsung phone camera. It all started at school yesterday with a second grade girl with a unique hairdo.  (How does her mom do this? I thought.)  I asked if I could […]

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Weekly Feature: Flashback Friday – Valentine’s Days of years past.

Because Valentine’s Day is tomorrow, this Flashback Friday looks at Valentine’s Days from 2004 to 2014…. But first, a special picture of my late mother-in-law, Carlota “Baby” Villalonga, during Carnaval, Feb. 2003, in Rio de Janeiro.    (From my 2003 scrapbook) My former mother-in-law poses with a carnaval “fantasia” in Rio de Janeiro (probably not […]

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FLASHBACK FRIDAY: February 1776

Flashback Friday is a new feature that I am beginning here today and will continue every Friday.  I started thinking about what has happened that is significant to me in February. There are several things, but I will save some of them for future Friday in February flashbacks. Going all the way back to 1776 […]

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Blogging 201: Set Three Goals

I decided to sign up for Blogging 201 because, although I have been blogging on this site for several years now, I have not received the traffic and interest that I would have liked. Is my blog too unfocused?  Should I narrow its scope?  How can I find more followers and readers for my blog? […]

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