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The Joy of Christmas
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The Joy of Christmas
The Joy of Christmas
My grandbabies Amelia (looking at you) and Mason enjoying their first Christmas tree. She looks as if she if going to hold him back so she can get to the tree first!
Merry Christmas to all!!!!

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Linda D. Lester
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    Merry Christmas !!!!!!!!!!!!

12/24/2012 7:44:21 AM

 
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12/24/2012 7:55:56 AM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Aren't they just the cutest. Love all three pictures. Growing up fast. Merry Christmas to you and your Family.

12/24/2012 8:04:33 AM

 
MELODIE C. ROBERTS
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Merry Christmas Kids!!!!
Looking forward to many firsts


Merry Christmas to you and yours Linda

12/24/2012 8:12:35 AM

 
Lindley Johnson
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I love all three pictures, Linda! The one of the two of them together just could not be any cuter! I'm sure you're having great fun with them - it must be fascinating to watch twins develop their individual personalities. Merry Christmas to you all.

12/24/2012 8:22:08 AM

 
Doug Pignet
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Merry Christmas have a wonderful day

12/24/2012 8:36:27 AM

 
Memoriee G. Sconce
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Such beautiful expressions. Have a great holiday season.
Memoriee

12/24/2012 8:48:58 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Merry Christmas Linda!

12/24/2012 10:15:26 AM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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Adorable capture Linda.Merry Christmas to you and your family my friend!!!

12/24/2012 11:10:21 AM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Very very cute. They are so adorable. Love all three pictures. Merry Christmas to you and your family.

12/24/2012 11:14:08 AM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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Oh, how adorable! You must be sooooo proud!

Merry Christmas

(We had my family christmas dinner here yesterday.
I got a new 500mm f/4 lens from Jim and my boys. Wow, it's awesome!)

12/24/2012 12:20:16 PM

 
Michelle Alton
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Wonderful...aren't twins FUN?

12/24/2012 4:30:00 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Gave me a BIG smile. Congratulations and Merry Christmas!

12/24/2012 7:06:36 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Adorable capture, Linda. Merry Chirstmas.

12/25/2012 4:28:25 AM

 
John Connolly
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What heart warming images Linda! Merry Christmas to you and all your family!

12/25/2012 12:15:33 PM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Absolutely adorable capture of your grandbabies!!! Hope that you all had a wonderful Christmas!!! The look back is priceless, too!!

12/25/2012 9:01:04 PM

 
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love this shot

12/26/2012 5:08:16 AM

 
PATRICIA A. CASEY
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Wonderful Linda.....how precious (or precocious...LOL) what a sweet capture....Happy Holidays to you!

12/26/2012 6:13:20 AM

 
Nancy L. Green
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Doesn't get any cuter or more precious than this Linda!!!! I love the comp with only one looking back, what BEAUTIFUL grandbabies you have!!!! <><

12/26/2012 8:25:50 AM

 
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So cute, Linda! Happy New Year!

12/27/2012 7:55:24 AM

 
Mary Beth Aiello
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Your grandbabies are just adorable, Linda, and I can tell you're loving capturing these wonderful images. Happy New Year.

12/27/2012 12:51:20 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Absolutely adorable Linda...what a joyful Christmas these two little ones will surely bring!
kYou need to get them some angel wings! :-)

jo ann c.

12/27/2012 1:19:07 PM

 
frank w. degenhardt
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Absolutely cute and adorable. I do love the way Amelia is looking back at us and the hold she has on Mason. Love the candy cane colored outfits they are wearing. This is what the season is all about. The little ones. So cute Linda. A joy.

12/29/2012 6:43:04 AM

 
Nina Shields
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Linda, these are two of the most precious babies I've ever seen and they're getting to a really fun stage; I miss them already and know that you'll keep a steady stream of photos with your regular visits!!

12/29/2012 5:19:44 PM

 
Kathy D. Reasor
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Priceless!!!

12/31/2012 6:18:47 AM

 
Ken Smith
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They do grow up fast, don't they? And I'll start to experience that now! :-) I hope you had a Merry Christmas, Linda...and hoping you/Richard have a great 2013!

12/31/2012 5:27:50 PM

 
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So cute ... Belated Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

1/2/2013 7:15:04 PM

 
R. J. Laudenbacher
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I don't know how I missed this one Linda...but it is precious! I love both of them! :)

1/3/2013 4:36:08 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Your grandchildren are beautiful, your image a delight. Congratulations Linda!

1/23/2013 6:15:46 PM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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Congratulations on this beautiful finalist,my friend!!!

1/23/2013 7:10:39 PM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Huge congrats and very best luck on this adorable and awesome finalist, Linda!!! Sooooo cute!!

1/23/2013 7:22:06 PM

 
Carla Capra
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Cute, Cute, Cute.
Congrats.

1/23/2013 7:48:02 PM

 
Julianne Bradford
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Adorable Linda!!! Congrats on such cute grandbabies and this wonderful finalist!

1/23/2013 8:23:12 PM

 
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How adorable! Congratulations.
Seven days 'til take off.

1/23/2013 11:55:41 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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adorable finalist Linda, huge congrats!

1/24/2013 12:26:45 AM

 
Alex T. Mizuno
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Such a precious image Linda! Congratulations on your Finalist!!

1/24/2013 1:29:30 AM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Congrats on a wonderful finalist.

1/24/2013 2:46:30 AM

 
Nina Shields
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Congratulations on all of your outstanding winners; you know this is one of my favorites, love to see any shots of those precious babies!!

1/24/2013 4:01:04 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Congrats on another fantastic finalist Linda! I can just imagine what fun you will have in photography with these too, looking forward to it..

jo ann c.

1/24/2013 7:26:12 AM

 
Danny B. Head
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Winner! Congrats!

1/24/2013 7:32:51 AM

 
Connie J. Bagot
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Congratulations on a very beautiful group of finalists---this one both makes me smile and tugs at my heartstrings!

1/24/2013 7:58:15 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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SO sweet:0) Congrats!!!!!

1/24/2013 8:16:39 AM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on a fantastic finalist, Linda. They are so cute.

1/24/2013 10:13:09 AM

 
Lindley Johnson
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Big congratulations on your adorable finalist, Linda!

1/24/2013 10:28:46 AM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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So glad to see this adorable capture again!
Congratulations on this wonderful finalist!
WOW, you certainly had a bumper crop of finalist this time! Congratulations on all of them! Haven't had much time today to comment.

1/24/2013 1:09:56 PM

 
frank w. degenhardt
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So cute. Congratulations on the Finalist Linda.

1/24/2013 2:11:50 PM

 
Linda L. Ruiz
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Huge congrats. Just too cute

1/24/2013 2:20:50 PM

 
Liz Bullock
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Sweet, congratulations!

1/24/2013 3:12:43 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)

1/24/2013 3:53:56 PM

 
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Adorable, congrats Linda!

1/24/2013 4:39:46 PM

 
Lucille "Lucy" Abrao
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So cute, Linda. Congratulations on this precious finalist.
Lucy

1/24/2013 5:46:36 PM

 
Lana Arcemont
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Cute! Cute! Cute!
Congratulations!

1/24/2013 5:58:19 PM

 
Carol Eade
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What a precious finalist, congratulations!

1/24/2013 6:19:57 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Makes me smile every time I see this!! BIG congratulations on this beauty Linda!

1/24/2013 7:14:13 PM

 
Emile Abbott
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Too cute, Congrats again Linda.

1/24/2013 7:20:12 PM

 
Kerry Penn
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I was so glad to see that this received a Finalist nod. It is just too cute!

1/27/2013 4:18:16 AM

 
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Congrats on this wonderful winner Linda!!!

1/27/2013 6:10:13 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Congrats on this delightful winner, Linda!

1/27/2013 6:21:17 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Adorable babies, Linda! Congratulations!

1/27/2013 6:43:58 PM

 
Chris Schlosser
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What wonderful, adorable photos! Congratulations on your win!

1/27/2013 6:48:22 PM

 
Kathy Wesserling
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Sweet! Start taking naps, Grandma - you're going to need all the restorative rest you can get! lollllllll

Congratulations for a wonderful picture (and story.)

1/27/2013 6:58:29 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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You rock :) Big congrats on this excellent winner Linda!!

1/27/2013 7:07:05 PM

 
Alex T. Mizuno
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Big congratulations on your win LInda!!

1/27/2013 7:16:12 PM

 
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This is one of my favorites. So glad to see it gold. Congratulations!

1/27/2013 8:06:31 PM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Sooooo glad to see this a fabulous and adorable winner, Linda!!!

1/27/2013 8:27:47 PM

 
Rona L. Schwarz
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OMG, Linda! They are too cute for words! What a proud Grandma you must be! Huge Congrats on this adorable and first-rate Gold Winner!!!

1/27/2013 9:11:32 PM

 
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What cuties they are!!! Congratulation on winning Triple Golds, Linds!

1/27/2013 9:38:09 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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too cute...!!! congratulations on your win Linda!

1/27/2013 11:32:13 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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CONGRATS on this adorable WIN, Linda!!!!

1/28/2013 2:30:18 AM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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So cute. Congrats!

1/28/2013 3:17:35 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations on your win Linda!

1/28/2013 4:08:33 AM

 
R. J. Laudenbacher
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Well...if I was the judge...this would have GRAND PRIZE on it! I LOVE IT and think it is priceless. A big congrats to you Linda on your well deserved win!

1/28/2013 4:55:33 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Wonderful... just makes you smile. Congratulations

1/28/2013 5:50:25 AM

 
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A great month Linda!!! This is so cute!! Congrats!!!

1/28/2013 8:15:19 AM

 
Lindley Johnson
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So happy to see this is a winner! Congratulations, Linda - absolutely adorable.

1/28/2013 8:32:16 AM

 
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Congratulations again on another great gold winner.

1/28/2013 8:35:02 AM

 
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Congrats on this adorable win, Linda! They're so cute!

1/28/2013 9:07:33 AM

 
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Just too adorable! You must be extremely proud of this winning image! Congratulations!

1/28/2013 11:18:44 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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I think you have quietly and modestly broken the record for December wins, Linda. Heartfelt congratulations on this little gem!

1/28/2013 11:47:20 AM

 
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BIG Congrats on another very well deserved Winner!!

1/28/2013 12:09:29 PM

 
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No surprise that this cute picture would bring home the gold. Congratulations Linda. Fantastic.

1/28/2013 12:54:34 PM

 
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Aww.. so sweet Linda, congratulations again!

1/28/2013 2:27:36 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on a beautiful winner, Linda.

1/28/2013 6:12:31 PM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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Big Congratulatios on this beautiful win my friend!!!!

1/29/2013 7:31:55 AM

 
Cindy Bendush
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So precious Linda! Congratulations on your gold!

1/29/2013 3:49:34 PM

 
Carol Eade
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Congratulations on your precious winner, Linda!

1/29/2013 5:47:55 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Utterly fantastic and charming! Congratulations, Linda!

1/29/2013 6:01:10 PM

 
Sherran Andersen
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This is one of the cutest photos that I have ever seen. They are so beautiful. I think this would be a wonderful card at Hallmark. Straight into favs. Congrats on the win.

1/31/2013 4:10:18 PM

 
Merna L. Nobile
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Are you amazed at the vivid colors, sharpness and composition of your photographs? Well the judges are, CONGRATULATIONS you are a winner for the month of December, 2012!
Merna

2/9/2013 11:17:59 AM

 
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I'm way behind on my comments. HUGE congratulations, Linda, on this adorable capture which is so deserving of it's gold win!!! PRICELESS & PRECIOUS!!!

2/25/2013 7:49:59 AM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Oh, how did I miss this adorable shot?????
Super-sweet, on so many levels!
Big congratulations on your winner (or should I say twinners!)
Smiles, Lisa♥

5/7/2013 10:49:35 PM

 
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