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Blog posts June 2005

Photo Friday: Orange

June 30, 2005
This is my first venture into Photo Friday - I'm going to enjoy this challenge! The theme this week is "orange". I took this at an event my church sponsors called Praise in the Park this past Sunday. I serve as one of the event photographers. This particular setting is in Estes Park Colorado (about…

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Weigh-in Wednesday

June 29, 2005

Well, it's already Weigh-in Wednesday again, and I'm happy to say that I had weight loss succes again this week - lost 1.4 lbs, bringing my total to 9.8...oh so close to 10 lbs. If I just keep following the plan, keep up with my exercise, and DON'T QUIT, I just might make it. I'm very encouraged thi…

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Illustration Friday: Heroes

June 29, 2005
This week's Illustration Friday theme is "Heroes"...

Among the many heroes I could think of, I chose to honor an unsung hero - teachers. The illustration is called "A Day in the Life of a Hero". (see larger version here) I was fortunate to have had many great teachers that shaped me, taught me and c…

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Studio Friday - Playtime 'n Action

June 23, 2005
Another first...I'm officially diving into Studio Friday! This week's theme is Playtime 'n Action. We were supposed to take out a large piece of paper and our coloring tools of choice, then close our eyes and draw using the opposite hand from what we normally draw with. We were to just let it flow, …

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Doodles at Work

June 23, 2005
Well, I just got to looking at how much I doodle when I'm at work. It's amazing...and detailed. I generally do this when I am on a mindless conference call, but as the first image shows, I almost always prepare my page for a discussion/meeting with a large capital letter and some sort of flower typi…

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Weigh-in Wednesday

June 23, 2005
Well, I thought a lot about whether I should include this on my blog, and I decided that it would be one more way to keep me accountable. Wednesdays are my weigh-in days at Weight Watchers, so I will post my weight loss (or gain) here weekly (but not my overall weight - no way!) I'm happy to report …

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My New Website!

June 19, 2005
Finally, I've finished creating and posting my website: http://www.beckyyoung.com

It's just a start, but I'm so glad to finally have it out there! Please feel free to comment if something is askew in your browser or if links don't work. I didn't get to do as extensive an amount of testing in differen…

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Illustration Friday Newbie

June 17, 2005
Here is my first attempt at an Illustration Friday submission:



The theme for this week is Black & White.

Since I have been doing a number of black and white line art drawings for coloring and activity books recently, I thought it would be fun to show the black and white line art clamoring for color. I…

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Overflow, and other things

June 15, 2005
As I feared, it's almost been a week since my last post, which was my first post. I hope to be more active in the future - we'll see. Meanwhile I have been writing. Check out the weekly email encouragement I write or edit, depending on the week. http://www.rez.org/WOW/Overflow_newsletter.htm I wrote…

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A Tentative Venture

June 9, 2005
Well, a journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step (or something like that)...so, here I step. I'm officially entering the blog world with the enthusiasm and starry-eyed optimism of of a newbie. For anyone who happens to stumble onto this; welcome. As I unpack and get settled in I hope to…

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