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Solitary

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Solitary
Solitary
Lone pelican enjoys flight in the last rays of the sun, f11, 1/250, 70-200mm @ 200mm.
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Sherri L. Regalbuto
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    Deborah, beautiful photo. I love the color, great emotion in this shot.


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8/12/2004 9:53:18 AM

 
Jennifer Rennison  

Beautiful colors and silhouette, Deborah!


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8/12/2004 10:00:37 AM

 
Isabel L
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lovely capture! I really like the moment that you captured this.


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8/12/2004 10:17:28 AM

 
Cathy Gregor
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This is gorgeous, Deborah! I love the tone and reflections.
-cathy


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8/12/2004 10:22:20 AM

 
Pamela K
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Great silouette shot! I love the colors and the action in this shot. The long reflection is great!

Pam


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8/12/2004 10:24:44 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you for commenting, Sherri, Jennifer, Isabel, Cathy and Pamela! Glad you enjoyed this pelican in flight, there was just enough sun and the water was nice. We just haven't had enough evenings like this lately!


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8/12/2004 10:29:15 AM

 
Michael Khoury
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Superb, Deborah!


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8/12/2004 10:42:32 AM

 
Dale Ann Cubbage
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I'm running out of original accolades for your wonderful photographs!! This is so beautiful! Love it!


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8/12/2004 10:49:49 AM

 
Kelly Abernathy
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You do photos like this so well Deborah! Just gorgeous - and I really like the vertical comp on this! Beautiful -K


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8/12/2004 11:21:37 AM

 
Marcie A. Fowler
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Perfect timing on your part Deborah. Simply gorgeous image!!


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8/12/2004 11:33:54 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Great capture. Beautiful colors and reflection!


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8/12/2004 12:06:03 PM

 
Larry Lawhead
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This is outstanding, Deborah!! I love the colors of the water, set off nicely by the pure silhouette of the bird!!

Larry


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8/12/2004 12:40:15 PM

 
Heather L. Jacks
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Hello Deborah. Another beauty...love the color.


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8/12/2004 12:59:11 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thanks so much for your comments, I appreciate it! (Poor little pelican, I should have named it Fleeing from Hurricane Charley!)


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8/12/2004 1:09:47 PM

 
Carol Brill
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You are so talented at capturing these single expressive moments, Deborah, the simplicity of composition and tonal quality is outstanding here!


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8/12/2004 1:45:53 PM

 
Cindy Paquette
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Outstanding photo Deborah! You are superb at doing this. I don't quite know what else to say..you are that good!!!


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8/12/2004 1:47:28 PM

 
Shirley L. Carpenter
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Excellent image and composition Deborah!!


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8/12/2004 1:48:33 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you Carol, Cindy and Shirley, you are so thoughtful and I appreciate your kind comments!


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8/12/2004 2:01:15 PM

 
Anette Linnea Rasmussen
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WOW! Very beautiful, Deborah! Love the shot!

Best wishes
Linnea


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8/12/2004 2:19:21 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you Linnea! :o)


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8/12/2004 3:18:08 PM

 
Terry  R. Hatfield
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Tack Sharp And Excellent Placement Deb The Color Is Awesome Too:-)


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8/12/2004 3:28:37 PM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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Another incredible silhouette, Deborah!


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8/12/2004 3:35:48 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Wonderful, Deborah!!!


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8/12/2004 5:35:06 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Remarkable, Deborah!
Beautiful reflection, color and lighting.
Outstanding capture of the bird.

bill


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8/12/2004 7:11:35 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you very much,Terry, Kathleen, Colette and Bill!


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8/12/2004 7:19:36 PM

 
Dolores Neilson
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Deborah...this rocks! I mean flies! So well done! What makes this strong for me is your use of vertical format...the framing is wonderful!!


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8/12/2004 8:00:56 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Wow, thank you Dolores! I appreciate your comments. Lucky shot for me, they fly fast! :o)


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8/12/2004 8:21:18 PM

 
Mette Vendelboe Allison  

Simple and beautiful, Deb!


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8/13/2004 7:05:54 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thanks so much, Mette!


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8/13/2004 7:20:26 AM

 
Janet Detota
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Outstanding!!


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8/13/2004 8:29:04 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thanks Janet! :o)


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8/13/2004 12:09:33 PM

 
Cindy Cone
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Beautiful image, Deb!


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8/13/2004 3:10:17 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thanks so much, Cindy!


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8/14/2004 7:13:37 AM

 
Debra Booth
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Congratulations on another beautiful Finalist, Deborah!


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9/13/2004 5:33:14 PM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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Congrats Deborah!!!


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9/13/2004 9:03:46 PM

 
Jennifer Rennison  

Congratulations, Deborah!


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9/13/2004 9:32:53 PM

 
Kelly Abernathy
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Congratulations ! -K


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9/14/2004 3:59:58 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you for your warm congrats, much appreciated!!


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9/14/2004 6:49:04 AM

 
Donna J. Taff
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Congratulation's, Deborah!!!!!


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9/14/2004 7:09:28 AM

 
Terry  R. Hatfield
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Congrats Again Deb! Your Doing Great This Month Good Luck Down The Line:-)


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9/14/2004 4:13:52 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you Donna and Terry!!


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9/14/2004 5:31:39 PM

 
Robin L. Wehrman
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Congratulations again Deborah!!! Robin


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9/14/2004 5:34:06 PM

 
Dale Ann Cubbage
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Many congrats and best wishes!

da


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9/14/2004 8:44:34 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thanks so much Robin and Dale Ann~~


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9/14/2004 9:17:27 PM

 
Dan J. Holm
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congratulations, Deborah! A well deserved WIN!!


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9/15/2004 1:26:23 AM

 
Bob Cammarata
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Many Congrats Deb!!
Great image!!
Bob


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9/15/2004 1:27:03 AM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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Fabulous, Deborah! CONGRATULATIONS on a beautiful win!
Aloha,
Stan


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9/15/2004 1:42:45 AM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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Congrats on your WIN Deborah.


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9/15/2004 3:15:43 AM

 
Donna L. Cuic
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Gorgeous Deborah. Congrats on your win.


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9/15/2004 3:18:18 AM

 
Tom Andersen
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Congratulations on your win... a real beauty!


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9/15/2004 3:34:14 AM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Hearty congratulations on your beautiful win, Deb!!!


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9/15/2004 3:58:34 AM

 
Wally Orlowsky
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Congratulations, Deborah. All of your sunset silhouetted birds are winners in my book.


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9/15/2004 4:28:59 AM

 
Janet Detota
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Way to go, Deborah!!! Congratulations!!


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9/15/2004 5:03:29 AM

 
Marie Fields
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Congratulations on this awesome winner, Deborah!!!


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9/15/2004 5:10:12 AM

 
Jonna Bergström  

Congratulations, Deborah!


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9/15/2004 6:03:02 AM

 
Janice Forrest
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Congratulations!


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9/15/2004 6:15:41 AM

 
Charlene Bayerle
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Congratulations Deborah!!!!!!


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9/15/2004 6:27:26 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Congratulations Deborah!


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9/15/2004 6:29:41 AM

 
Ixchel Ripp
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Congrats on another winner! Great capture.

Ixchel


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9/15/2004 7:07:01 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you so much for the warm congrats and very kind words!! I deeply appreciate it! :0)


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9/15/2004 7:58:50 AM

 
Susan T. Evans
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Congrats Deb on your second place win, terrific image!!!


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9/15/2004 8:46:40 AM

 
Jennifer Rennison  

Congratulations on your win, Deborah!


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9/15/2004 8:59:49 AM

 
Terry  R. Hatfield
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Congratulations To You Deb On Your 2nd Place Win:-)


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9/15/2004 10:34:13 AM

 
William C. Raco
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Wonderful work, Deborah!!
A beautiful photo.
Congratulations!

bill


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9/15/2004 11:58:37 AM

 
Marilyn K. Lincecum
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Congratulations on your win, Deborah!
Great work.


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9/15/2004 12:26:55 PM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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Congrats again, Deborah!


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9/15/2004 12:48:37 PM

 
Ellen Peach
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Congratulations, Deborah!!!


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9/15/2004 3:29:24 PM

 
Cindy Cone
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Congratulations on your well-deserved win, Deborah!


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9/15/2004 4:20:44 PM

 
Debra Booth
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Congratulations, Deborah!!


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9/15/2004 6:00:17 PM

 
Donna J. Taff
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Congratulation's, Deborah!!!!!!!


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9/15/2004 6:05:26 PM

 
Diane  Addonizio
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Congratulations!!


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9/15/2004 7:29:40 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thanks so much for your kind words and warm congrats! You all are great! :0)


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9/15/2004 8:00:16 PM

 
Nancy Grace Chen
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You are the master of bird silhouette pics, Deborah! Congratulations!

Nancy


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9/15/2004 11:08:18 PM

 
Kelly Abernathy
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Another beauty! Congrats on your second place win Deborah! -K


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9/16/2004 9:13:17 AM

 
Mette Vendelboe Allison  

Congrats, Deborah!


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9/16/2004 12:22:09 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you Nancy, K and Mette -- I appreciate your congrats!!


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9/16/2004 7:50:11 PM

 
Pu Chen  

Congratulations, Deborah!


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9/17/2004 2:39:09 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations, Deborah!!!


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9/18/2004 4:51:41 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Congratulations Deborah. The quality of the water, and the reflection are awesome!


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9/18/2004 7:17:52 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congrats again, Deborah!!!


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9/19/2004 3:24:37 AM

 
Peggy Wolff
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Congrats Deborah! Sorry this is so belated, my AOL has been down for the past few weeks.


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10/4/2004 12:32:19 PM

 
Sheila D. Robertson
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Congratulations on the win. Your silhouettes are just beautiful.


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