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Happy Birthday Megan!!
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Happy Birthday Megan!!
Happy Birthday Megan!!

Yep, it's her 7 year old Birthday today. I hope she has this much fun at her party! LOL!

HAVE A SUPER SATURDAY EVERYONE!!

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Teresa A. Burnett
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    Great capture Sandi!! Wonderful comp and dof!! Love the colors and lighting too!!

1/18/2008 11:00:21 PM

 
Carolyn J. Connolly
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This is a WONDERFUL birthday card for Megan, Sandi!! By the way, how old is she today? EXCELLENT perspective, details, selective focus, colours, lighting AND composition, my friend!! Phil and I wish you a WONDERFUL weekend - it's raining here!! :o)

1/19/2008 2:06:21 AM

 
Nadine A. Lewis
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FANTASTIC POV, Sandra!!! AWESOME image!!! <><

1/19/2008 4:57:31 AM

 
Rakesh Syal
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Great capture Sandi!! Happy birhday Megan!

1/19/2008 5:45:08 AM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Super POV and Capture, Amy!!! Happy Birthday, Megan!!!! My daughtes b'day is the 22. :) Have a great day!!

1/19/2008 6:40:05 AM

 
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY MEGAN!!!!!

Awesome POV Sandi!!! Super colors, s/f and DOF!!!! Wish I could be there for the party!!!
Mom/Grandma

1/19/2008 6:40:12 AM

 
Nina Shields
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Sandi, this is a terrific shot; the color and DOF usage are amazing and the composition could not be any better; hope Megan's birthday is as wonderful as this image!

1/19/2008 7:12:37 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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great colors & pov!

1/19/2008 8:05:20 AM

 
Deb Koskovich
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Sandi, wonderful POV!! Great color and clarity too!

1/19/2008 8:43:07 AM

 
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Happy Birthday Megan!!!!
I Love you PoV...This could be anyone of us having fun!!!!

1/19/2008 12:10:26 PM

 
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♫♪HAPPY BIRTHDAY MEGAN!!♪♫
Fantastic POV!!
Fantastic details!!!
OUTSTANDING comp!!!
WELL DONE SANDI!!!

~J~

1/19/2008 2:34:59 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Great job on this unusual shot, Sandi, and a very happy birthday to you, Megan.

1/19/2008 6:49:29 PM

 
Sandra R. Alvey
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Thank you Teresa, Carolyn, Nadine, Rakesh, Shelly, Mom, Nina, Tiia, Deb, Mel, and Jeana! I'm happy to report that she had a GREAT Birthday Party, all her friends showed up, and she got lots of presents that she LOVED! She's all excited to be 7 years old! LOL! Thank you again everyone!

1/19/2008 9:21:54 PM

 
"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar
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wow! very cool shot and POV, Sandi! love your sports photography as well! great job my friend!

1/19/2008 10:48:23 PM

 
Sandra R. Alvey
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Thank you so much Nolax my sweet friend! *hugs*

1/19/2008 10:55:00 PM

 
David Phalen
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Happy Birthday Megan! Tell your Mom that this photo is great. Love the color, shapes, light and POV. Very well done!

1/20/2008 9:10:48 AM

 
John Connolly
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Great to hear you had a very Happy Birthday Megan, and this is an excellent image with an exceptional POV!

1/20/2008 2:26:47 PM

 
Sandra R. Alvey
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Thank you so much David and John!! *hugs*

1/20/2008 2:53:35 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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I guess I am late for the party, but Happy Birthday Megan!!!
Fantastic comp and capture Sandra!!!

1/20/2008 5:08:06 PM

 
Amber Blewett
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HEY!!!! My Bday was last week too!This is a true photographers image...REALLY WELL SEEN...and presented.

1/20/2008 5:22:26 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Great POV & image, Sandi. Happy Birthday, Megan!

1/20/2008 5:32:30 PM

 
Erika  Haight
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Excellent Sandra! I love the color and POV!!!! A+ erika

1/20/2008 8:33:34 PM

 
Sandra R. Alvey
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Thank you so much Peaches, Amber, Sam, and Erika! I really appreciate your kind words!!

1/20/2008 9:04:16 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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What a fun capture with great design elements!

1/20/2008 10:09:46 PM

 
Sandra R. Alvey
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Thank you so much Donna! I appreciate you stopping by!

1/20/2008 10:12:40 PM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Oh I missed it by a two days.... Alright Megan, here I'm, ready to give you a bear hug and a elephant kiss (don't ask me if I've seen elephants kissing)(LOL) Sweetie, hope you've had a great day with your friends and family.

1/20/2008 10:55:00 PM

 
Steven E. Ray
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Hey... this is cool! Skechers is a great shoe maker is my first thought after reading the soles. Neat composition and colors captured!

1/20/2008 11:00:28 PM

 
Peter Appelbaum
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Cool pov, Sandi. Very creative. Peter

1/21/2008 6:08:48 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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Another really great and creative POV, Sandi.

1/21/2008 8:44:29 AM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Fabulous POV, comp, and color.
Hope she had a great B-Day!
--Lisa

1/21/2008 9:40:51 AM

 
Melissa A. McDonald
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Awesome image... totally love the POV. Great Job!!!

1/21/2008 10:16:06 AM

 
Sandra R. Alvey
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Thank you SuSana, Steven, Peter, Mitch, Lisa, and Melissa! I appreciate you kind words!

1/21/2008 3:49:34 PM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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Too cute Sandi! I love the POV!

1/22/2008 7:18:37 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Whoaaaa baby!! THis is really good, Sandi....Wow!! I hope we see this come finalist time!!

1/22/2008 7:29:03 PM

 
Sandra R. Alvey
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Thank you so much Judy and Ken!! *hugs*

Ken keep your fingers crossed for me please? LOL!

1/22/2008 8:07:55 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Great job here, Sandi! It's on its way. Congrats on the EP!

1/23/2008 2:56:45 AM

 
Sandra R. Alvey
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Thank you SO much Nikki! I'm so happy you liked it! *hugs*

1/23/2008 11:33:22 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Cool! Great pov!

jo ann c

1/23/2008 6:20:21 PM

 
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Creative, great pov and dof!
Ro

1/23/2008 6:43:40 PM

 
Sandra R. Alvey
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Thank you so much Jo Ann and Ro!! I really appreciate you stopping in and leaving such wonderful comments!

1/23/2008 8:53:43 PM

 
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I imagine that nobody has same picture.
Very creative. Very beautiful.
Very original.
Many congratulations!

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1/24/2008 6:09:18 AM

 
Sandra R. Alvey
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Thank you so much Virafoto! I'm very happy that you liked it!

1/24/2008 6:19:48 AM

 
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Awesome photo, Sandi, congrats on all your EP's for this sensational series! Way to go!

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1/26/2008 4:40:38 PM

 
Sandra R. Alvey
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Thank you so much C3 honey! I do appreciate your support! *hugs*

Hope your having a wonderful day!

1/26/2008 7:36:40 PM

 
Steve M. Harrington
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A remarkable perspective, Sandi. I like it!
Steve

1/29/2008 5:14:01 PM

 
Sandra R. Alvey
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Thank you so much Steve! I'm happy you liked it!

1/29/2008 7:39:29 PM

 
Roger Fry
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Fabulous !

2/7/2008 4:23:38 AM

 
Sandra R. Alvey
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Thank you Roger!!!

2/7/2008 5:32:21 AM

 
Ken Smith
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I sure hope we see this one again!!

2/22/2008 1:50:48 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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YES KEN!!!!! We are seeing it again!!!!! WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!! Megan is going to love seeing this too!!!! WTG, Kiddo!!!!!!! LOVE it!!!!!
(ohoh...what's Jo Ann going to say about the snakes?)LOL LOL LOL

2/22/2008 2:32:19 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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WTG, Sandi!!!
Congrats on this wonderful finalist!
--Lisa♥

2/22/2008 2:37:00 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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You go, Sandi--and Ken, too! GREAT EYES! Congratulations on your finalist and good luck in the next round, my dear.

2/22/2008 2:54:11 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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WHOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOO AGINA!!!
Your on a roll girl!!!
BIG Congrats on your beautiful finalist!!!
Best of luck in the next round!!!

2/22/2008 3:32:23 PM

 
Crystal L. Craig
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Wahoooo Sandi! Congrats congrats! So glad to see this one make finalist!

2/22/2008 5:13:39 PM

 
Joan Powell
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Congrats and good luck !

2/22/2008 5:57:23 PM

 
Sandra R. Alvey
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I'm speechless!! Thank you everyone for your wonderful well wishes! I'm so excited, and let me tell you, I have a very excited 7 year old named Megan as well! LOL! Thank you again everyone, and Thank You Ken for crossing your fingers for me. LOL!

2/22/2008 6:09:23 PM

 
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Another hardy and heart-felt congratulations on another superb Finalist, Sandra! YOU are on a roll!!

2/22/2008 6:09:40 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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CONGRATULATIONS on this wondeful finalist Sandra!!!!!!!!

2/22/2008 6:24:18 PM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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WTG, Sandi!

2/22/2008 7:07:43 PM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Congratulations on this sweet Finalist, Sandi!!

2/22/2008 7:20:51 PM

 
Silvana Stanzer
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Sandi, Congratulation on your very cool finalist !

2/22/2008 9:11:53 PM

 
Mihai Matei
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Congrats on this beautiful finalist photo,Sandra!!GL in the next round!:)

2/22/2008 9:17:17 PM

 
Sandra R. Alvey
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Thank you so much guys, I truly appreciate you all! *hugs*

2/22/2008 10:25:24 PM

 
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Happy All Around!!
Congratulations Sandi!!!!
Woooo Hooo!!!!!

2/22/2008 10:34:32 PM

 
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WTG Sandi, congrats!!!!!!!!

2/22/2008 11:48:33 PM

 
Lynne Morris
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WTG Sandi, this is a fantastic finalist, huge congratulations.

2/23/2008 1:32:57 AM

 
Ron Roberts
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WONDERFUL WONDERFUL WONDERFUL SO WHEN CAN I START MY LESSONS????PROUD OF YOU...RON...

2/23/2008 2:51:44 AM

 
Deb Koskovich
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What a great month for you, Sandi! Congrats!

2/23/2008 4:20:12 AM

 
Sam Britt
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Wow, another one! Congratulations again, Sandi!

2/23/2008 5:25:24 AM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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ANOTHER ONE little sister!!!!!!!!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

2/23/2008 7:08:05 AM

 
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YAAAAHOOOOOOO!!!!
Again!!!
Fantastic Sandi!!!
CONGRATULATIONS G/F!!!!!

~J~

2/23/2008 9:01:47 AM

 
Sandra R. Alvey
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You guys are just so sweet! I've got to say that I'm pretty excited and honored! I really appreciate your support and wonderful well wishes!! THANK YOU ALL!!

2/23/2008 10:22:25 AM

 
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A great day for mom and daughter, and grandmom! Congrats, Sandi!!

2/23/2008 11:10:04 AM

 
RC  Fritz
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Fantastic POV, Sandra. Well composed! Congrats!

2/23/2008 1:24:37 PM

 
Sandra R. Alvey
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Ken and RC Thank you both for your wonderful comments! I truly appreciate them!

2/23/2008 1:35:11 PM

 
Bill Wyatt
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Excellent work Congratulations Sandi!

2/23/2008 3:03:42 PM

 
"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar
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Sandi, Sandi!! wow your on a roll, lady!! BIG CONGRATS on this one, and I hope it gets a gold!! WTG my friend!

2/23/2008 5:19:42 PM

 
Sandra R. Alvey
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Thank you so much guys! I am so honored to be included in the selections this month, I can't believe I've been included in with all the wonderful photographers here at BP! I'm still just so blown away! Thank you both again!

2/23/2008 5:56:22 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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So cute and original Sandi!! Congratulations on a great finalist!

2/23/2008 6:31:58 PM

 
Sandra R. Alvey
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Thank you so much Donna hon! I truly appreciate it! *hugs*

2/23/2008 10:36:40 PM

 
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Awesome finailist Sandi!! Congratulations!

2/24/2008 5:23:38 AM

 
Teresa A. Burnett
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Huge congratulations on all your wonderful finalists Sandi!! You did good girl!! Best of luck in the next round!!

2/25/2008 9:17:54 PM

 
Sandra R. Alvey
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Thank you so much Kathy and Teresa!! I am so happy you liked this image! Thanks for the well wishes!

2/26/2008 5:06:21 PM

 
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Sincere CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist recognition for this image...AND for the other three Finalist awards you received as well, Sandi!! V-E-R-Y well done indeed!! :o)

2/26/2008 6:25:17 PM

 
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PS, Sandi - sorry I can't count properly!! I should have said, "AND for the other TWO Finalist awards you received as well" - LOL!! ;o)

2/26/2008 6:49:25 PM

 
Sandra R. Alvey
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LOL Carolyn, I knew what you ment hon! Thank you so much!!! *hugs*

2/26/2008 7:37:38 PM

 
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Another BIG Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Sandi!!!!!!!

2/28/2008 12:49:36 PM

 
Sandra R. Alvey
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Thank you so much Laurie hon! I appreciate it so much!

2/28/2008 8:58:19 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Congratulations Sandi! You're on a roll girl!

jo ann c.

3/5/2008 6:19:32 PM

 
Sandra R. Alvey
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Jo Ann honey!! Thank you so much my sweet friend!!

3/5/2008 6:45:57 PM

 
Crystal L. Craig
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You know Sandi, this one really is brilliant! I just had to come back and visit it ... I love the pov, the colour, the lines, the message ... such a happy, unique, wonderful portrait!!

3/15/2008 6:33:39 PM

 
Sandra R. Alvey
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Crystal you are so sweet to say so! I truly appreciate your wonderful comment! I think this is my favorite image of Megan. :D *hugs*

3/15/2008 8:24:04 PM

 
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I missed this one, but congratulations just the same. Awesome!

4/4/2008 2:06:11 PM

 
Sandra R. Alvey
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Thank you so much Reynaldo!! *hugs*

4/4/2008 8:53:11 PM

 
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Sorry I am so late in saying congrats....this is such a cool image.....Well done, my friend!

6/2/2008 1:26:19 PM

 
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Happy Birthday Megan!! Better late than never. Hope it was a great one!!

Easy to see why this shot was a Finalist!!

6/2/2008 2:04:24 PM

 
eileen bedford
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Congrats on the finalists, missed it this time, was in the midst of a move.

6/10/2008 7:58:52 AM

 
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