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Magic Orbs
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Magic Orbs
Magic Orbs
© Cathy Barrows
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Nina Shields
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    Cathy, this is way over my head trying to figure out what you did but the finished result is great! Love the effects and color usage.

12/29/2005 6:07:18 AM

 
William C. Raco
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Wow, this is magical, Cathy
Wonderful colors and design
Very pretty!

Bill

12/29/2005 6:12:37 AM

 
Geralyn Montambault
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This is simply beautiful!~

12/29/2005 6:18:05 AM

 
Daniel Diaz
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Gorgeous creation Cathy, a little Mystical Lighting I presume!!!

12/29/2005 6:26:23 AM

 
Roger Bernabo
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Very pretty Cathy!

12/29/2005 6:28:48 AM

 
Cathy Barrows
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thanks ya'll...mystical lighting and VP

12/29/2005 6:30:35 AM

 
Ada Panichi
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Great picture! I love its colors and atmosphere.

12/29/2005 6:30:53 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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You will have to show how you did this one...I can't figure out the ML yet!
Beautiful shot!

12/29/2005 6:36:40 AM

 
Amanda M. Johnson
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Awesome! Awesome! Awesome! Love the color usage and design. What a spectacular image!

12/29/2005 6:37:12 AM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Great picture and orbs. What magic!!

12/29/2005 7:02:42 AM

 
Barbara Helgason
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Beautiful, it has a magical feel to it!

12/29/2005 7:13:19 AM

 
Casey A. Hanson
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This is gorgeous! :0)

12/29/2005 7:19:10 AM

 
ADILSON F. FERREIRA
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Lovely image Cathy!!!
Wonderful colors and effects!!!

12/29/2005 7:50:09 AM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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As in your title this is Magical. Very creative Cathy.

12/29/2005 8:20:24 AM

 
Cathy Barrows
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thanks so much ya'll...i will attempt to enclose the original

12/29/2005 8:22:24 AM

 
Cathy Barrows
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oops well the original is in my gallery

12/29/2005 8:25:13 AM

 
Goshka G.
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I just saw the original and it's quite beautiful too, but your effects here make this truly a magical image, Cathy!!

12/29/2005 8:39:16 AM

 
Linda M. Walker
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Beautifully done and presented

12/29/2005 8:41:39 AM

 
Nicole Kessel

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Absolutely stunning, Cathy!!!

12/29/2005 9:00:10 AM

 
Kaye Burazin
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Both are beautiful Cathy, but I always lean toward the mystical. WOW, WOW, WOW!!! Fantastic use of the effects!!!

12/29/2005 9:14:38 AM

 
Joannie M. Bertucci
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Cathy, I've looked at both images and the original shows a creative eye, but this one shows a creative mind! Wonderful effects, colors and composition!

12/29/2005 9:26:59 AM

 
Cathy Barrows
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thanks ya'll...i don't know why the other one didn't show up in the comment..i never can make it work right

12/29/2005 10:27:07 AM

 
Judy S. Fung
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Very pretty image, Cathy!

12/29/2005 11:25:29 AM

 
Dr Silly
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Beautiful image Cathy. :o)

12/29/2005 11:39:30 AM

 
Paul Sikora

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Very very pretty shot Cathy. I see you still are Flaiming Pair. like it a lot

12/29/2005 11:43:38 AM

 
Pat Gamwell
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Etherial, dainty & magical capture, Cathy! Wonderful effects!

12/29/2005 12:11:38 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Cathy, the only way I could have created this was to have had a couple of beers and just start pushing buttons. Well done.

12/29/2005 12:27:19 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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thanks ya'll

12/29/2005 1:08:27 PM

 
Kathryn Love
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fantastic Cath!! love this!

12/29/2005 1:23:51 PM

 
Bobbie Davis
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FANTASTIC!!!

12/29/2005 1:51:35 PM

 
Mary Timman
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Fantastic image and love the Mystical look and effects. Great job.

12/30/2005 6:22:25 AM

 
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Wonderful effects! Takes my breath away.

12/30/2005 8:24:52 AM

 
Dan McConoughey
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Cathy, I really like what you have done here. Great effects, kind of mystical and magical.

12/30/2005 6:27:50 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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Love the colors and effects. Looks like a winner to me!

12/30/2005 6:45:55 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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So pretty and very magical!!

12/30/2005 7:29:07 PM

 
Vicki Hunt
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Really great colors!

12/31/2005 4:04:11 AM

 
Cathy Barrows
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thanks so much ya'll...this is the first time I've been out of bed in 2 days...i would like to say I'd been having fun there but it would be a lie...lol

12/31/2005 3:09:03 PM

 
Kate Jackson
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I absolutely love what you have done to this Cathy! Sorry to hear you have been in bed suffering! At least you didn't lose your sense of humour!

1/2/2006 11:49:20 AM

 
Marsha S. Smith
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This is spectacular! Pure magic!!

1/2/2006 3:33:39 PM

 
Pamela Shane
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I agree - so very magical!! Wonderful
effects here Cathy - love it. :)

1/3/2006 4:07:24 PM

 
Jamil Saliba
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How much it is pretty , it is magical , neat , beautiful colors and great effects I love this image , great work Cathy

1/4/2006 8:47:18 AM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Outstanding beautiful capture and effects Cathy !! Love that mystical touch and the soft colors !

1/9/2006 9:56:15 PM

 
Sandy Landon
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Don't know how I missed this one before, but congrats on a wonderful image!!

1/20/2006 11:45:02 PM

 
She-She Killough
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WOW this is an AMAZING image! Congrats on your finalist! :D

1/20/2006 11:50:19 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Awesome image!! Big congratulations on your finalist, Cathy!

1/21/2006 12:20:26 AM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Big congrats Cathy :o)

1/21/2006 12:50:04 AM

 
Dr Silly
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Congratulations Cathy. :o)

1/21/2006 1:18:38 AM

 
Leanne M.E. Boyd
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Wow, This is fantastic! Congratulations Cathy!!!!!!

1/21/2006 1:29:42 AM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Congratulations!

ccc

1/21/2006 1:47:54 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Congratulations on your finalist, Cathy!

1/21/2006 2:01:20 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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WTG Cathy! I loved this one congratulations on your finalist!

1/21/2006 4:02:20 AM

 
Chris Macer

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Congrats on the finalist, Cathy! Best of luck! :)

1/21/2006 4:21:57 AM

 
Nina Shields
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Cathy, Congratulations! Great shot!

1/21/2006 4:45:00 AM

 
Joline Frazier
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Wow, Love it! Good luck with this.

1/21/2006 4:57:04 AM

 
Cindy Paquette
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WOW AND WOW CATHY!!!!!!!!!! OUTSTANDING AND GORGEOUS! CONGRATS ON THIS!

1/21/2006 5:28:08 AM

 
Paul Sikora

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A bright and happy image (it just sparkles) Congratulations and good luck with the next stage

1/21/2006 5:33:19 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Congrats Cathy, so colorful and creative!

1/21/2006 5:44:51 AM

 
Ed Heaton
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Great job on this Cathy, Congrats on your finalist :-)

1/21/2006 6:14:38 AM

 
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Congrats on your finalist Cathy!

1/21/2006 6:35:27 AM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Cathy!! :)

1/21/2006 6:36:23 AM

 
Debra Booth
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Very cool, Cathy!! Congratulations!!

1/21/2006 6:42:50 AM

 
Ken Smith
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Cathy, congratulations!!!!!!!!!

1/21/2006 6:57:47 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Wonderful. Congratulations

1/21/2006 6:57:59 AM

 
Jill M. Flusemann
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Wow!!! Cathy this is awesome! I know I was busy for a few weeks but am sorry I missed this one. Congrats!

1/21/2006 7:13:16 AM

 
Janie Carpenter
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Congrats, Cathy

1/21/2006 7:18:23 AM

 
Alana Ibe
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Beautifully done! Incredible effects that really make an incredible work of art! Congratulations!!!

1/21/2006 7:23:01 AM

 
KHAWLA Haddad
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Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Cathy!!!!!!
Good luck in the next round!

1/21/2006 7:37:44 AM

 
ADILSON F. FERREIRA
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Cathy!!!

1/21/2006 7:38:05 AM

 
Wendy Stevenson
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Congratulations on this magical finalist Cathy!!

1/21/2006 7:41:38 AM

 
Jamil Saliba
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Many Many Congrats on such a Fascinating work realy you deserve even Winner here Good luck with the second round Cathy

1/21/2006 7:56:56 AM

 
Tammy Scott
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Just beautiful! Congratulations!

1/21/2006 8:17:38 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Congrats Cathy on your wonderful Finalist! Jeff

1/21/2006 8:49:45 AM

 
Julie Turner
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Cogratulations Cathy! Perfect title for such a beautifully done photo!!

1/21/2006 10:38:46 AM

 
Roxanne M. Bubar
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Fantastic image and effects. congrats

1/21/2006 10:55:33 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Congrats Cathy, Great image.

1/21/2006 11:03:04 AM

 
Susie Peek-Swint
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Beautiful image Cathy ~ many congrats!

1/21/2006 11:04:20 AM

 
Kaye Burazin
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Mystical and magical that just about sums up all your work Cathy. A hug for luck in the next round. I will be back after a small break,(starting a new job) but will pop in to see how you're doing and to say HI!

1/21/2006 11:08:51 AM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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Congratulations on this awesome finalist, Cathy!

1/21/2006 11:15:16 AM

 
Vicki Hunt
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Cathy, I LOVE this! Congrats!

1/21/2006 11:36:37 AM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Love the cheerfulness here! Congratulations on your Finalist and Best of Luck in the next Round!!!!

1/21/2006 12:42:54 PM

 
Carla Metzler
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Congratulations on this wonderful beautiful, Cathy! Good luck in the next round!

1/21/2006 1:19:34 PM

 
Ronald F. Fischer
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Congrats on this well deserved finalist, and good luck in the next round!

1/21/2006 2:51:19 PM

 
William Moore
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way to go C....

1/21/2006 3:39:42 PM

 
Kevin Burns

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Right on!!

1/21/2006 3:42:06 PM

 
Noel Baebler
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Huzzah, Cathy!

1/21/2006 4:09:08 PM

 
Cathy M. Gromball
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Cathy!

Cathy :)

1/21/2006 4:39:24 PM

 
Erica Murphy
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Fabulous Cathy! Just stunning. Congrats.

Erica

1/21/2006 6:54:05 PM

 
Leonard Pierce
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Congratulations on another finalist, Cathy!!!

1/21/2006 7:38:14 PM

 
Gerda Grice
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This is so beautiful, Cathy! I'm delighted to see it as a finalist here! Many congratulations on your finalist placing and best of luck in the finals! -Gerda

1/21/2006 9:25:00 PM

 
Rakesh Syal
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Heartiest congratulations, Cathy!!!

1/22/2006 2:17:20 AM

 
Clemente do Rosario
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Congratulations Cathy! Good luck in the next round!


1/22/2006 6:12:44 AM

 
Kasia Elser
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Great shot! Congrats!

1/22/2006 7:15:04 AM

 
Kate Jackson
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Big congratulations Cathy!

1/22/2006 9:56:17 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Just magical Cathy, congratulations on this creative image!

1/22/2006 11:01:28 AM

 
Sharon  Day
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Big congratulations and good luck next round, Cathy!!! Magical is a great compliment on this one!

1/22/2006 12:45:13 PM

 
Donna J. Taff
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Congratulations on your finalist wins, Cathy!!!

1/22/2006 3:31:35 PM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Congratulations on this well deserved finalist Cathy!

1/22/2006 4:04:39 PM

 
Lorri Shank
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Wow, CAthy! Did enough people respond to this! I can see why. My jaw just dropped--it took my breath away. Congrats!! and Good Luck

1/22/2006 7:47:10 PM

 
Karen Rahlf
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Wow! This is a gorgeous photo. Congrats!

1/22/2006 8:12:49 PM

 
Stefan G
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Wonderful image with fine abstract value! Congratulations, Cathy!

1/22/2006 10:04:43 PM

 
augustus gillian
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beautiful colors and image

1/23/2006 5:46:15 AM

 

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Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Cathy!

1/23/2006 6:36:17 AM

 
Kay K. McIntire
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VERY cool image- I am dying to know how you made this one! I looked at your galleries and did not see the original- or one that I could tell was. Are you going to share with us a bit of the technique you used to get this wonderful effect? Congratulations- very well deserved!

1/23/2006 1:18:21 PM

 
Deb Holmes
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Awesome Cathy, Congrats to you on this beautiful finalist!

1/23/2006 4:01:44 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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So pretty, a big congratulations!!

1/23/2006 5:37:13 PM

 
Pat Gamwell
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CONGRATS on a well deserved image!

1/23/2006 7:46:40 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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thanks so much ya'll...just walked back in after being out of town for 5 days...sorry I missed the excitement and congrats to all

1/24/2006 3:59:55 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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Big thumbs up and CONGRATULATIONS on this stunning image, Cathy! Perfect for this year's Christmas card :-)!!
Much Aloha,
Stan

1/26/2006 2:36:42 PM

 
Rebecca Lester
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I love this picture. It is so beautiful and colorful. Great work!

2/4/2006 1:56:02 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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this is my all time favorite picture of yours. It is totally awesome and so very magical!

5/26/2006 6:36:44 PM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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Cathy - This is absolutely gorgeous! Looks like a fairy land! Judy

11/21/2006 7:16:15 AM

 
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