Uploaded: February 26, 2004


Everyone wants to be a fireman these days.


Karrel Buckingham February 26, 2004

Ron, you did it again. My step-son is a firefighter, I would just love to have this picture for him. So cute!!! #101081

Leanne M.E. Boyd February 26, 2004

Cute shot Ronald! #396795

Ronald Balthazor February 26, 2004

Thanks, Karrel and Leanne.
Karrel, contact me through my website and we'll see about getting you a copy. I can just see how proud your step-son will be when he hangs this in the firehouse.;) #396801

Karen Bacon February 26, 2004

This great Ronald! #396850

Kristen McKain February 26, 2004

Adorable! #396855

Ronald Balthazor February 26, 2004

Thank you very much, Karen and Kristen. #396886

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe February 26, 2004

You're sure getting some mileage out of those peeps! Really cute stuff! #396902

Theresa McCloskey February 26, 2004

Cute Ron :-) #396916

Sharon E. Lowe level-addict February 26, 2004

Another great image Ron - guess the firman replaced that yellow one that went to the pinks....have you eaten them yet? #396930

Kasia Elser February 26, 2004

Very creative! I love it! #396960

Ronald Balthazor February 26, 2004

Thank you, Carolyn, Theresa, Sharon and Kasia.
Carolyn, when you pay $0.49 for a prop you need to take them all the way.
Sharon, I can't eat them until I get a shot of the million peep march on Washington. #397004

Donna J. Taff February 26, 2004

Cool shot! #397483

Karen Engelbreth February 26, 2004

Really a cut shot, Ronald! #397671

Ronald Balthazor February 26, 2004

Thank you very much, Donna and Karen. #397709

Jean Papo March 19, 2004

Congratulations, Ron!!!! Great image!!!Great job!!! #431136

Kristen McKain March 19, 2004


Kristen #431222

Kathleen Clemons March 19, 2004

Congratulations to you, Ron! :) #431283

Eric Highfield level-deluxe March 19, 2004

Congratulations on being a finalist, & good luck in placing! #431328

Sharon E. Lowe level-addict March 19, 2004

Congrats and good luck, Ron! #431353

Donna W. Neal March 19, 2004

Loved this whole series Ron.
Congratulations and Good Luck #431610

Paula Lechten March 19, 2004

Congratulations Ron, I love this. #431750

Wally Orlowsky March 19, 2004

Congratulations! #431797

Cathy Barrows March 19, 2004

congrats!...too cute #432409

Lisa Pittman March 19, 2004

Marvelous! Love the bright colors and the humor. #432432

Murry Grigsby March 19, 2004

Congrats on this very clever finalists Ron! Great idea and execution!! :0) #432438

Patrick Campbell March 19, 2004

I hope this tastes as good as it looks. Congrats, Ron, keep up the good work and funny commentary! #432937

Peggy Wolff March 19, 2004

This is totally wonderful! I absolutly love it, the fun colors add to the playfullness. good luck going farther in the competition! #433040

Colette M. Metcalf March 19, 2004

Congrats, Ron!! #433243

Susana Matos March 19, 2004

Congratulations, great photo!!
Cheers from Portugal, Su #434005

Ron Goldman March 19, 2004

Congratulations Ron! Isn't it great to see so many people from class in the finals! #434266

Donna J. Eaton March 19, 2004

So glad to see your little fireman show up for the finals! ;-) Congratulations Ron! #434308

Louise Elliott March 19, 2004

Great to see this in the finals - congratulations! #434631

William C. Raco level-classic March 19, 2004

Really eye grabbing, colorful and well done.
Congratulations, Ron

bill #434712

Pu Chen March 19, 2004

Congratulation, Ronald! It is great you could turn the cute little things into something meaningful! #434729

clifton Mair March 19, 2004

Congrats Ron! #434744

Hasmik Hatamian level-deluxe March 19, 2004

This is a great composition and shot. Congrats Ron. Well deserved. #435233

Ronald Balthazor March 19, 2004

Thank you for your immense kindness, Hasmik, Clifton, Pu, William, Louise, Donna, Susana, Colette, Ron, Margaret, Murry, Patrick, Lisa, Cathy, Wally, Paula, Jean, Kristen, Sharon, Eric, and Kathleen. #435395

Karen Engelbreth March 20, 2004

Congrats and good luck, Ronald!

Ronald Balthazor March 20, 2004

Thank you, Karen. #435692

Adam T. Cowart March 20, 2004

Very cool! Congrats! #436674

Ronald Balthazor March 21, 2004

Thank you, Adam. #437868

Patricia Marroquin March 22, 2004

Oh my god, I missed this one the first time around. Too funny, Ron! Clever and creative. Congrats! :-) #440700

Ronald Balthazor March 28, 2004

Thank you very much, Patricia. #450312

Bianca B. Steinfeldt August 14, 2005

You are funny ... love the idea and the colors, very well done! #1716635

Ronald Balthazor August 14, 2005

Thank you kindly, Bianca. #1717229

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