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The Old Barn Door


 
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner   The Old Barn Door
The Old Barn Door

William C. Raco

 
 
 

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Excellent detail and composition Bill!


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July 08, 2004

 
- Kelly Abernathy

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  Beautiful Bill - love the b&w, the detail and the comp with the strong lines! -K


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July 08, 2004

 

Susana Matos
  wow, I am the first comment of the day!!!!!
This is simply superbe!!! Simplicity in all its beauty!
CHeers from POrtugal, Su

PS-you havenĀ“t told me which photo you chose from my gallery, will I have to chose myself? (you did get my mail?)PLease, tell me!! Regards!


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July 08, 2004

 

Kathleen Clemons
  Wonderful lines and texture, and a perfect choice for b&w, Bill.


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Colette M. Metcalf
  Wonderful image, Bill!!


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  Great texture with this B&W Bill... Jeff


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July 08, 2004

 

Cathy T. Vettes
  Simply Outstanding Bill !!! Simplicity at its finest !! The lines and textures are fantastic and the clarity is awesome !!! Definately a winner in my book ~!!!


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July 08, 2004

 

Karen Bacon
  Beautiful textures Bill!Very nice!


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July 08, 2004

 

Paul Michko
  Great texture and tones, Bill. Excellent b&w.


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July 08, 2004

 

Kristen McKain
  Well done, Bill!


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July 08, 2004

 

Colleen Braun
  very nice, like the B&W...


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- Carolyn M. Fletcher

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  This is a winner!! Just wonderful detail. It's GREAT!


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July 08, 2004

 

Dorothy Neumann
  The b&w treatments really works well here, Bill, to emphasize the wood texture. Composition is excellent, also.


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July 08, 2004

 

Wally Orlowsky
  Wow, wonderful weathered wood, William. Sorry, I got stuck in an alliteration warp.


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Joy Brown
  Great shot, Bill!


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July 08, 2004

 

Carolina K. Smith
  Nice one :)


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July 08, 2004

 

Shirley L. Carpenter
  Excellent composition and detail Bill!!!


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July 08, 2004

 

Marie Fields
  Terrific, Bill!


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  Great image William


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July 08, 2004

 

Donna J. Taff
  Good work, Bill!!!!!!!


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July 08, 2004

 

Deborah Sandidge
  Beautiful composition in B&W, I like the textures of the aged wood!


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July 08, 2004

 

Charlene Bayerle
  Wonderful image and comp Bill!!!!!


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July 08, 2004

 

Murry Grigsby
  X marks the spot on all that great texture Bill! Nicely done!!


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July 08, 2004

 

Gianna Stadelmyer
  Nice shot, Bill! I love the B&W...really makes the texture the subject of the photo. And the intersecting lines are terrific:-)


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July 08, 2004

 

Dan Holm
  This is a GREAT b&w, Bill! The texture and composition are great!


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July 08, 2004

 

Gary O`Dell
  Excellent image Bill it really shows off the weathered grain in the barn lumber..Gary O


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July 08, 2004

 

Stephen Zacker
  Great texture and lighting!


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Robin L. Wehrman
  Excellent texture and great lighting, looks good in B&W well done William!!!


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Darren K. Fisher
  Great abstract Bill. You captured the textures very well.


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Kathleen F. Greer
  Super job Bill!! Love the B&W!!


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Carol Brill
  I like how you used this close crop to emphasize all the haphazard patterns and textural detail in the wood, Bill, an excellent candidate for B&W, too!


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July 08, 2004

 

Karen Engelbreth
  Wonderful image bill!


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July 09, 2004

 
- William C. Raco

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  Thanks very much!
regards,

bill


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July 10, 2004

 
- Susan T. Evans

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  Terrific Bill, great lines, textures and detail!!! hey another image for our tour! LOL!


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July 10, 2004

 
- William C. Raco

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  When are you picking me up, Susan? ;-)


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July 10, 2004

 
- Susan T. Evans

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  Very soon Bill! LOL!


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- Evy Johansen

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  Wonderful find, Bill! Great detail and composition!


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July 10, 2004

 

Anette Linnea Rasmussen
  Wonderful shot, William! Like it!

Best wishes
Linnea


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August 07, 2004

 

Dolores Neilson
  Excellent light, lines and comp, bill! Many congratulations!


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August 14, 2004

 

Wally Orlowsky
  Congratulations on this finalist too, Bill!


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August 14, 2004

 

Darren K. Fisher
  Congrats Bill!!!!!


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Kathleen F. Greer
  Congrats Bill!!!


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August 14, 2004

 
- Claudia Kuhn

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  Wonderful textures, congrats Bill!


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August 14, 2004

 
- William C. Raco

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  Thank you all sooooo much!

bill


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August 14, 2004

 

Gary O`Dell
  Congratulations Bill and much luck in the next step..Gary O


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Cindy Cone
  Congrats, Bill!


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Jennifer Rennison
  Wonderful image! Congratulations, Bill!!


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Deborah Sandidge
  Beautiful, congratulations, Bill!!


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- Susan T. Evans

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  Congrats again Bill!


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  Congrats, Bill. Love the texture in the old door!


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August 14, 2004

 
- Kelly Abernathy

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  Congratulations! -K


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Murry Grigsby
  Congrats again Bill!


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


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August 14, 2004

 
- William C. Raco

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  Many thanks for the support
You are a great group!!

bill


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Colette M. Metcalf
  Congrats again, Bill!!!


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- Ellen Peach

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  Congrats again, Bill, this is a great shot!


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- Evy Johansen

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  Many congratulations again, Bill - and good luck with this one too!


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August 15, 2004

 

Karen Engelbreth
  congratulations, bill!


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August 15, 2004

 

Nobu Nagase
  Congratulations on your July month win, Bill!!!


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Dan Holm
  Yea, Bill!!! CONGRATUILATIONS!!!!


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Kathleen Clemons
  BIG Congratulations, Bill! :)


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Colette M. Metcalf
  CONGRATULATIONS on your win, Bill!!!


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  Way to go Bill...... Jeff


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Darren K. Fisher
  Congratulations, Bill!!!!


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Cathy Gregor
  Congratulations, Bill!
-cathy


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- Claudia Kuhn

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  Big congrats on your win, Bill!!


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Colleen Braun
  way to go....


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Michael Khoury
  Congratulations, Bill...well-deserved!


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August 15, 2004

 
- William C. Raco

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  Thank you all!
I very much appreciate the kind comments.
Best wishes,

bill


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August 15, 2004

 

Cindy Cone
  Congrats again, Bill!


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Cathy T. Vettes
  Congradulations again Bill !!!


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Joy Brown
  Congratulations to you Bill!!!


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RICKY RIDDLE
  Congrats William Great Image.


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Cindy Paquette
  Congratulations Bill!


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Charlene Bayerle
  Congratulations Bill!!!!


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Deborah Sandidge
  Wonderful image, big congrats to you Bill!!


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August 15, 2004

 
- William C. Raco

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  Thanks again ;-)
Have a great day!

bill


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August 15, 2004

 

Karen Bacon
  Congratulations on this great image Bill!!


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August 15, 2004

 

Francis Cailles
  whew!! finally got to the bottom :-) what a ton of comments...looks like you have a huge fan club around here...deservedly so!

congratulations for winning, Bill. But that's not a surprise...your consistently stunning work is amazing...I wish I could be as consistent as you...truly an amazing eye you have...great, great job!


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August 15, 2004

 
- Susan T. Evans

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  Congrats again Bill, well deserved!!!


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- Ellen Peach

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  Way to go, Bill....congratulations!!!


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August 15, 2004

 

Dolores Neilson
  Thought you'd like another "atta boy!", bill!!


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Paula Showen
  Excellent, BIll! Congratulations!!!


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Wally Orlowsky
  Congrats on this well-deserved win, Bill.


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  Way to go William


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Ron Goldman
  Congratulations Bill!!!!!


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Jennifer Rennison
  Congrats on your win, Bill!


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August 15, 2004

 

Nancy Grace Chen
  Excellent capture of textures and lines. Congratulations, Bill!!!

Nancy


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August 15, 2004

 

Dale Ann Cubbage
  Beautiful image Bill! I don't know how I missed it!! Congrats on this well deserved win!!


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Donna J. Taff
  Congratulation's on your win, Bill!!!!!


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Janet Detota
  Way to go, Bill!!


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- Evy Johansen

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  Many congratulations again, Bill! Well deserved!


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Murry Grigsby
  Congratulations on your win Bill!!


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August 15, 2004

 

Diane Dupuis
  Congrats Bill! Well deserved!


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August 15, 2004

 

Mary K. Robison
  Dale Ann and I must've been distracted, Bill ~ I KNOW we would've commented before had we seen it!
CONGRATULATIONS on your win!!!!


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Paul Michko
  Still love those textures, Bill Congrats on this win also.


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Anette Linnea Rasmussen
  Congratulations, Bill - well deserved!

Best wishes
Linnea


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August 15, 2004

 
- William C. Raco

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  Thank you... All!
You are very kind

bill


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August 15, 2004

 

Rob Friedman
  Congrats Bill--much deserved!!


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August 15, 2004

 
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  Congratulations!


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August 15, 2004

 

Patricia Marroquin
  Fabulous image and presentation! Congratulations, Mr. Bill! :-)


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August 15, 2004

 

Donna W. Neal
  Congratulations on this well deserved win Bill!


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August 16, 2004

 

Debra Booth
  Congratulations for your win with this excellent shot, Bill!


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August 16, 2004

 

Robin L. Wehrman
  Congratulations to you William on this well deserved win!!


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August 16, 2004

 

Gary O`Dell
  Congratulations on your Win Bill..Gary O


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August 16, 2004

 
- Gail Vitikacs

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  WOW~~~Congratulations Bill for this beautiful shot!!! Gail


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August 16, 2004

 
- Kelly Abernathy

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  Woo-Hoo! I'm so happy for you Bill! You know that I love your work and this is no exception. Another beauty! Congratulations on your win! -K


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August 16, 2004

 
- Kathryn (Love) Scheet

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  congrats Bill !
its great...


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August 16, 2004

 

Janice Forrest
  Well done Bill. Congrats.


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August 16, 2004

 

Bernard B. Travers
  At-a-boy Bill, knock um dead. Congratulations guy.


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August 16, 2004

 

Carol Brill
  A belated congratulations on this fine work, Bill!


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August 20, 2004

 
- William C. Raco

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  Wow, thank you all so much!

bill


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August 20, 2004

 

Patrick Campbell
  Congrats Bill on your elegant winning shot!


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August 21, 2004

 
- William C. Raco

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  Thank you, Patrick
Very kind of you!

bill


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August 21, 2004

 

Stephen Zacker
  Congratulations Bill. Great eye, and detail on this one!


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August 22, 2004

 
- William C. Raco

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  Thank you, Stephen!

bill


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August 22, 2004

 

Teresa Wilkinson
  Congratulations Bill! You are awesome!

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August 26, 2004

 
- William C. Raco

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  Why, thank you, Teresa! ;-)

bill


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September 04, 2004

 

Lena Lee
  You seem to be King respons on every pic you got, must feel nice. They are good.


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September 06, 2004

 

Teresa Wilkinson
  Always a pleasure, Bill. I just wish I had more time on the computer. I can only imagine the ones that I miss.&)

Sincerely, Teresa


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September 08, 2004

 
- William C. Raco

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  Thank you, Lena.
I am far from being a King, but yes, it is nice to receive such nice comments from the good folks here.
Thank you, too, Teresa.
It's always a pleasure to hear from you.

bill


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September 08, 2004

 

Laura Clay-Ballard
  Lordy! It took me forever to get to this box where I can tell you how much I love this photograph. I have a barn at my log house in Alabama. This really reminded of it. Beautiful shot.


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June 06, 2005

 
- William C. Raco

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  Thank you so much, Laura!

bill


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June 06, 2005

 
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