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According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary
THE FIRST KNOWN COLD STORAGE WAS IN 1877.
(Better Known As A Root Cellar)
Even well into the early to mid 1900's
Farm and City Homes Alike Had Dug Outs Preferably
In The Shade Or Facing North
Where Food Was Stored In Dirt and Sand
FOR GENERAL PURPOSE or for THE LONG WINTERS AHEAD.

Many Fresh Foods and Root Foods Would Stay Good For Months and Months!

MAYBE THESE KIND FOLKS WILL INVITE US FOR
DINNER AFTER OUR LONG PADDLE BOAT RIDE?
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Dick  W. Wyatt
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    This works so good in B&W.

I think these were also used as storm shelters.


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11/17/2010 12:36:23 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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great tones, details & angle!


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11/17/2010 1:11:19 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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Beautifully composed vintage shot with some great information to boot!


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11/17/2010 1:56:03 AM

 
Doug Pignet
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Nicely seen and captured Laura...Great lighting,Comp & pov...Well done


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11/17/2010 3:07:49 AM

 
Gord MacEachern
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Great image and info Laura, like the B&W, perfect M/T!!
Here you guys have a wee touch of winter out there?


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11/17/2010 3:16:57 AM

 
Stan J. Bendkowski
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Lovely light tones and pov, Laura!


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11/17/2010 5:33:43 AM

 
Monnie Ryan
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Really cool image, Laura! Great place to hide out during a tornado, too!


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11/17/2010 8:14:31 AM

 
Susan Weisensel
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Great find and capture Laura, love this in B&W.


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11/17/2010 9:23:12 AM

 
Laura E. Swan
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Dick, I bet you are right! :)

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Thank you lots: Tiia, Michelle & Doug!

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Gord...you have no idea. (Lol) We are SNOW DRIFTED in today! It's 7*c here and still snowing. Hope it's not that bad for you out there right now? Oh, Canada...EH? HeeHee!

Hi Stan! Thanks!

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Yes Monnie! I agree! And Alberta, Canada does get them!

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Thank you Susan! :)

I appreciate all of you visiting! I think I'll add the original so you can see it too. It's a pretty house.

-Laura


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11/17/2010 9:36:45 AM

 
Melissa Olsen
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Fabulous duotone image...love the POV and the fridge is top of the line :-)


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11/17/2010 10:18:49 AM

 
Laura E. Swan
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Lol...Thanks sweet lady for the smile and chuckle!

-Laura :D


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11/17/2010 10:23:01 AM

 
Laura E. Swan
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  Front of The House
Front of The House

This is such a pretty home at Heritage Park.
Thought You Might Like Seeing The Front Of it.

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  Where It Sits At The Park
Where It Sits At The Park

Pretty setting and home, hey?
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11/17/2010 10:23:31 AM

 
Jack R. Perry
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COOL pic ;)
My grandfather had one of those. Also had the milk cellar with the cool water running in it to keep the milk fresh until picked up.


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11/17/2010 12:18:20 PM

 
John Connolly
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Didn't our pioneers do it hard, Laura! Love this capture, I don't recall ever seeing one of these in OZ, I think our climate is too mild!


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11/17/2010 1:24:09 PM

 
Laura E. Swan
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R, r, r...Yah! COOL!

How neat, Jack! That makes sense, too. I milk cellar..Many people up here used to do the same thing in their creeks or at the edge or the creek or river. :) Thanks for adding this! :)

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John I wonder how your pioneers DID keep things cool? Humm...Interesting!

Thanks you, two. :)

-Miss Rose Swanee


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11/17/2010 1:35:21 PM

 
Alex T. Mizuno
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Lighting is so beautiful in this perfect sepia tone image! I appreciate the educational caption too. Thank you for sharing my Canadian kin!!!


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11/17/2010 3:16:01 PM

 
Laura E. Swan
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You are very welcome California Cousin! :) Thank you for visiting!

-Laura


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11/17/2010 4:00:38 PM

 
Karen Kessler
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Excellent find & capture, Lala! Thank you for the history lesson, too! How NEATO is this! :)


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11/17/2010 4:53:58 PM

 
Ron McEwan
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Such a simple easy going relaxing life they had. Great work here Laura well presented


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11/17/2010 4:55:27 PM

 
Douglas Perry
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I remember my grandma's root cellar behind the house.


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11/17/2010 4:59:27 PM

 
Laura E. Swan
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Last to first:

YES!!!!!!!!!! ROOT CELLAR!!!!!!!!!! Mr. Tree! Last night for the LIFE of me I couldnt think of what these are called! HA! I kept calling it COLD STORAGE. (Like Canadians an such have in their basements in the form of a ROOM!!!) Thanks for this! RIGHT! ROOT CELLAR!

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Ron are you being sarcastic??? HeeHee! They had it hard, I thought. But you are right when they are done working they have a wonderful good life. :)

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Hi Kalena dear! You are MORE than welcome! Wonderful to see you all today!

-Lala, Miss Rose!


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11/17/2010 5:12:26 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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Oh I love this with no color!! What a great home and eye(eyes) you have!!!! :)


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11/17/2010 7:12:49 PM

 
Laura E. Swan
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Thank you Tam-tam! :))) I love Heritage Park. If you ever come up here for a visit we can go shooting there. :)))

-LooLoo


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11/17/2010 7:17:53 PM

 
Wm Nosal
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Great Shot, Laura!
Heading Up To The Cabin Soon
It To Has A Root Cellar as You Know


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11/17/2010 9:04:05 PM

 
Laura E. Swan
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Hey, FUN Wm!

Yes I know it has a root cellar. :) It sure does! I still have this picture of it in my mind!

How fun for you! Will you be ICE FISHING? ICE BLOCKING? ICE CREAM EATING?

YOU REALLY NEED RUNNING WATER THERE! I shake my head thinking of the out house in the winter!!

Thanks for the visit Wm!

-Laura


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11/17/2010 9:31:33 PM

 
Rona L. Schwarz
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This is great, Laura! Wonderful sepia tones and lovely lighting. And, of course, terrific entertainment - there's never a dull moment here!


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11/17/2010 9:55:10 PM

 
Carol Teal
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Beautiful Laura! I love the tones and lighting!


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11/18/2010 12:04:57 AM

 
Stan Kwasniowski
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Laura, excellent


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11/18/2010 9:05:46 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Works very well in B & W. Like those shadows


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11/18/2010 10:51:11 AM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Exceptional comp, pov & mood, fantastic tones, clarity, lighting & beauty captured here, Laura! Lovely image & work & Winner in my book! WTG, indeed!


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11/19/2010 7:02:28 AM

 
Kirsten Kiki Kjaer
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I know a well composed image when I see one - and I'm looking at one now, MSSSLala. Superb in every possible way!!


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11/19/2010 10:36:47 AM

 
Nancyj Hovey
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving EFP! 8o)
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11/20/2010 3:59:33 PM

 
Thomas E. Hinds
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Laura: I really like the tones and composition in this image! Wonderful pov. Of course down here in New Mexico we need to put our fridges inside a larger freezer just to keep the milk from spoiling (when it reaches 110 degrees outside! LOL!

Tom


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12/6/2010 5:36:29 AM

 
Renata Gusciora
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Lovely image with fantastic tones and pov!Great framing too,Laura!


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12/11/2010 9:18:51 AM

 
Laura E. Swan
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I'm enjoying your response to this one! Thanks everyone!

-Laura :D

Tom...Your fridge in a freezer? WOW!? 110*? UGH!


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12/11/2010 10:13:32 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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What a lovely and unusual shot, Laura. Congratulations on its being selected for Finalist!


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8/25/2011 1:06:52 PM

 
Laura E. Swan
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Thank you Michelle! :) I took this last year at Heritage Park!!! I was tickled that they chose it! My fingers are crossed for this one. I don't usually do many B&W's!

-Laura :D


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8/25/2011 1:29:28 PM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Great photo, Laura. Congratulations on your finalist.


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8/25/2011 2:32:59 PM

 
Phyllis A. Houghton
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Congratulations on your finalist Laura. Reminds me of my great grandmother. This is an exceoptional image.


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8/25/2011 3:05:22 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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gorgeous Lala, huge congrats on your finalist!!!


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8/25/2011 4:56:55 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Hey, Pom!
WAY cool on your fridge photo being among the Finalists this month! CONGRATULATIONS!
My fingers are crossed for you, too, in the next round!


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8/25/2011 5:19:41 PM

 
Kim Andelkovic (Kovic)
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Congrats Laura :-)


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8/25/2011 6:28:27 PM

 
Sabrina Ryan
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Congratulation on your wonderful Finalist, Laura!


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8/25/2011 6:41:35 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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A huge congrats on your finalist!!!! :)


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8/25/2011 6:45:52 PM

 
Lorna Shutter
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Woo Hoo!!! WTG, SIS!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist Award for this beautiful B&W image ... and Good Luck in the next round!!!!! :) Photobucket


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8/25/2011 6:51:08 PM

 
Laura E. Swan
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Thank you, everyone. This was such a nice surprise for me!!!

You guys are the greatest!!! :)))

-Laura :D


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8/25/2011 7:11:22 PM

 
Mukesh Srivastava
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A Big congrats for the Silver and good luck for the GOLD, Laura!!!!!


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8/25/2011 7:32:19 PM

 
Merna L. Nobile
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Great photographers are not great because of their technique; they are great because of their passion.
Congratulations for your achievement, August, 25, 2011. Merna


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Laura E. Swan
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I sure appreciate your support!!! :D

Great to see you Mukesh and Merna and Everyone! :)

-Laura :D


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8/25/2011 7:49:36 PM

 
Nancyj Hovey
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o)


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8/25/2011 8:12:31 PM

 
Carol L. Fowler
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Big Congrats!


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8/25/2011 8:37:09 PM

 
Sherran Andersen
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Congrats Laura.


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Reynaldo D. Reyes
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This is so impressive Laura, a huge Congrats!


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8/25/2011 10:10:48 PM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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Wonderful capture, Laura. Huge CONGRATZ on the Silver medal. Good luck up next!!!

UB.


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8/25/2011 10:28:00 PM

 
Laura E. Swan
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Photobucket everyone!

-Laura :))


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8/25/2011 10:56:24 PM

 
Alex T. Mizuno
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Big congratulations cousin Laura! Such a beautiful image with a nostalgic feeling. Well composed and the shadow of the fence is nicely placed. Good luck in the next round!!


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8/25/2011 11:00:49 PM

 
Kathy Wesserling
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Terrific picture, Laura - love the historical background, too. Congrats on the Silver.


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8/26/2011 3:03:35 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Big Congratulations Laura. Works very well in B & W


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8/26/2011 3:27:07 AM

 
Ann Coates
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Congratulations on your superb finalist Laura.


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8/26/2011 3:42:17 AM

 
Thomas E. Hinds
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Wonderful Finalist, Laura! Big congrats! Hope you are doing well!


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8/26/2011 5:48:06 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Congratulations Laura on fantastic finalist.


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8/26/2011 7:39:09 AM

 
Daniella Puente
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I just LOVE bw and this scene is very beautifully composed...the tones are soft and has great details Laura, congratulations!


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8/26/2011 9:48:49 AM

 
Kirsten Kiki Kjaer
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I love this one, SSSCWLala. A sensational image. Congratulations. I hope to see it again real soon.


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8/26/2011 10:40:39 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Wowza! Congratulations on your awesome finalist Laura!

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8/26/2011 11:29:39 AM

 
Nancy L. Green
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CONGRATULATIONS Laura, VERY well done!! <><


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8/26/2011 11:30:21 AM

 
Wm Nosal
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:) Congratulations, Laura!
Maybe I Should Have Done My Root Cellar
In Black and White :)


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8/26/2011 12:03:16 PM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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A big Congratulations on this beautiful finalist,Laura!!!!


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8/26/2011 5:56:34 PM

 
Dale Hardin
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Laura, this isn't the kind of image I'd come to expect from you. It's definitely a winner. Congratulations on the finalist.


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8/26/2011 9:26:03 PM

 
Christine R. Lobsinger
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Perfect choice to show us Laura... lovely in these tones!
Congrats to you on your Finalist!!
Smiling CHriS


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8/26/2011 10:43:12 PM

 
Amanda J. Tanner
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Congratulation on this wonderful finalist Laura!


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8/27/2011 11:35:12 AM

 
Arthur Bohlmann
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A very big CONGRALUATIONS!!!!!! Black and White editing is Fantastic!!!


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8/27/2011 1:51:19 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Congratulations on this exceptional Finalist, Swanee! Winner in my book!


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8/27/2011 5:55:45 PM

 
Rita K. Connell
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great picture, love the tones, congratulation on your finalist.


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8/27/2011 8:33:22 PM

 
Melissa Olsen
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Congrats on this well deserved Finalist. Loved it the first time I saw it!


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8/28/2011 12:02:48 PM

 
Laura E. Swan
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VERY VERY MUCH You Guys! I really appreciate your comments and support. :)

There is no family like the BP family!

-Laura :D


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8/28/2011 11:55:21 PM

 
Irene Colling
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Root cellars are still a good place to store garden produce and some people around here still do just that. It is also a good place to cool off on a hot summer day.

Congratulations Laura for the Finalist award on your expert photography and skillfull presentation.


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8/31/2011 12:03:35 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Big congratulations Laura! What an interesting history and I love this in b&w, the shadows...outstanding girl!

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9/1/2011 8:07:18 AM

 
Terry Cervi
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Congrats, Laura, on this very deserving Finalist!! Wonderful tones in this fantastic shot!


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9/2/2011 8:22:25 AM

 
Laura E. Swan
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Hi Irene, Jo Ann and Terry!!! Thank you all so much! :))) Loved reading your comments! :)

-Laura :)


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9/2/2011 6:06:52 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Hey, Pom!!
I couldn't find "Seeing You" with your message, but re-discovered this while looking. Congrats again on its making Finalist ~ well deserved!
Our family spent two summers in the '50's in a group of log cabins next to Gem Lake (somewhere between Frisco and Orange County). Mom and Dad provided meals and lodging for fishermen, including cooking their days' catch. Our underground "cooler" was stacked with perishable items ~ the best of which were the most fantastic steaks you'd ever want to devour! Shoot! Now I'm hungry... :-/
"MEM-oh-rees"..." I hear Elvis...
Ta for now! XOXOX
Mare


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10/24/2013 3:08:12 AM

 
Laura E. Swan
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Hi Mare! So good to see you here! I love your 1950's story. I felt like I was there with you as a little kid. GEM LAKE sounded wonderful and how neat that your folks did this for the fisherman!! What an experience this must have been for you and I bet you have literally tons of memories of it! Maybe even a special boy or two?? Your stories would make a good movie, or book, don't you think?

You know, those days and places with no electricity or fridge sure have a certain charm to them but I am never thrilled about the no running water thing! Carrying buckets back and forth from a river you have to trust, (breaking your back several times daily), and then having to use an outhouse all four seasons! Rain, mild, heat and snow...and darkness and night time animals, day time bugs..GOOD HEAVENS! NO! Lol...HeeHee....

If life is kind and you EVER make it up here to Calgary I hope I can go with you to Heritage Park. It's an unforgettable experience. No only is it filled with very old authentic homes that were moved there from all over the Province but they are beautiful and kept in very good shape and many are haunted! YES! HAUNTED! BOO! If your hair doesn't raise then you will for sure just have a real treat. Kiki and Leif were there with Dale and I and it was so wonderful. A real running Steam Train takes you to different areas of the park if you don't feel like walking the distance. Also a movie was made there that people have said was their favorite in the world called "Time after Time"...About a magic train that took an unhappy man from modern times back into time. A time that made him happy and that he should have lived in. I think it was Keven Costner starring? Beautiful movie but made for TV and very hard to find!!! Shanghai Noon was made there too. (Jackie Chan) and other films.

Thanks for visiting one of my Heritage Park "FAV'S" and your great comments.

-Pommy!

P.S. I forgot and re-arranged my gallery last night. I'll send you the link for the other one!!! VERY sorry about that!!!


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10/24/2013 9:31:08 AM

 
Laura E. Swan
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