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Have you ever been in a waiting room?

They’re everywhere. Doctor’s offices, dentist’s office, the Dean’s office, the rector’s office, the professor’s office, the airport, the trainstation, the hotel, the bosse’s office, the insurance place, the DMV….

Some places call them something else. A lobby, a waiting area, the narthex, the foyer, or maybe just a couch outside a room.

The point is, you sit there and you wait, anxious to get done whatever is is that you’re there to do. I just want to check this off my list. 

I have this really horrible habit of turning my life into a waiting room.

I just want to this class to be over. I just want this exam to be over. I just want this shift to be done. I’m just waiting for winter to be behind us. I just want to be in high school. I just want…

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Photography 101: A Primer on Color Photography, Part II

The Daily Post

Yesterday, Ming Gullo, the photographer at A View with Ming, introduced the basics of color photography. Today, she continues her discussion and talks about hue, saturation, lightness, and contrast.

A look at hue, saturation, and lightness


Hue is what we usually define as color. The images below illustrate shifts in hue:

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Declutter your life!

Fabulous 50's

If you’re like most people, you probably put off organizing your home — your closets, your drawers, your garage, etc.  I’d like to encourage you to start this weekend.  It may be overwhelming and you don’t know where to begin.  I say, start with one closet, or one drawer.  When you organize your home, your mind becomes uncluttered and you make room for new and exciting opportunities to come in!  I usually need to tackle my clothing closet at least twice a year and in the last week, I’ve gone through my junk drawer and my office closet.

These photos aren’t related to the post…but I wanted to share them with you.  They’re somewhat abstract…


Cleaning up your online existence is even more therapeutic!  If you’re like me, your e-mails start to build up.  You’ll keep e-mails thinking you’ll read them later, and before you know it, you’ve got 100…

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