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Home Sweet British Home

My house in Oakdale isn’t exactly a palatial palace but you could probably fit my whole two-bedroom, two bath apartment in 1/3 of the main floor.  We’ve actually discovered that less can be more and that bigger isn’t necessarily best.  Let’s face it…at home we sleep in one of our four bedrooms, essentially use only one … Continue reading

What’s Up in the Blogosphere?

I follow a fair number of blogs and they all seem to have a few things in common.  Many adorable children, creative photography and/or a fierce sense of humor.  The bar is set quite high in my blogosphere and I find it hard to think I have anything compelling enough to get people interested in what I … Continue reading

Days of our Lives

Who needs a soap opera when I can watch parliament, BBC and the British press have a field day with the News of the World phone hacking – or communication intercept as they refer to it here!  Holy Hannah!!!  I sat glued to my chair for over two hours yesterday watching all the political nonsense.  One … Continue reading

Signs, Signs Everywhere a Sign

…blocking out the scenery breakin’ my mind.  Do this don’t do that can’t you read the sign??????   Ok, this really has nothing to do with anything but it popped into my feeble brain as I was working on my most recent photos.  Thanks to The Five Man Electrical Band for the inspiration. Anyway two weeks … Continue reading

Entering a Dongle-Free Zone

I’m free…I’m free!!!  The internet is working which means I am untethered from the Dongle (pictured in lower right for those of you who have been wondering)!  I’m now able to turn on the video when talking on Skype…post pictures to the blog…upload pictures to our photography site (www.photomazic.smugmug.com/) and watch American TV on Slingbox!  Now … Continue reading

Words of Wisdom

Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future. - John F. Kennedy