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June 8, 2013

What I’ve been up to this week…

Filed under: Uncategorized — Karma @ 9:54 am
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Both of my lovely young ladies went to our local high school’s senior prom this week. Meghan is a senior, of course, and Sarah went as the date of a senior.

The girls and their dates:

Then yesterday, during monsoon-like weather, was graduation. I don’t have nearly all the pictures I’d like, and many that I do have a very blurry due to the bad lighting and the distance away from the stage I had to sit.

Somehow it still doesn’t seem real! High school is over for my older daughter. Wow!
ETA: I forgot to add this shot when I published this post yesterday. Another exciting event this week was the visit of my brother-in-law and his wife (is my husband’s brother’s wife my sister-in-law? I never know how far the “in-law” thing extends, lol!) They live in Alaska, so visits are few and far between unfortunately. Alaska is definitely on my bucket-list of places to visit. We need to plan a trip before they retire and move away!

I have been taking some pictures here and there for the iHeartFaces photo challenge/hunt I suggested to you last week. I’m trying to find an easy way to create photo collages without too much issue or having to download more software if I can avoid it. If you have a suggestion for me, please feel free to leave it in the comments for me! Picasa has been suggested by the lovely Robin. I have an issue with it however: when I open Picasa, it seems to attempt to upload all the thousands of photos I have saved on this computer. I really don’t want it to do that – is there a way to stop that process? I’d love to hear from anyone with thoughts about these issues. Thank you!


  1. Those photos are wonderful ! Congratulations mom !

    Comment by sybil — June 8, 2013 @ 9:57 am | Reply

  2. Amazing how quickly they grow up isn’t it? Both of your girls are lovely.

    Comment by Carol — June 8, 2013 @ 11:08 am | Reply

    • It is so fast! I have no idea how this happened, lol! Thanks Carol.

      Comment by Karma — June 9, 2013 @ 7:36 am | Reply

  3. Your daughters are so pretty! Very beautiful! I love their dress color. Aww.. I miss high school days 😦
    Well, congratulations to Meghan and wishing her all the best in her future career 🙂

    Comment by sonali — June 9, 2013 @ 7:10 am | Reply

    • You are very kind Sonali. Thank you.

      Comment by Karma — June 9, 2013 @ 7:36 am | Reply

  4. Your daughters get prettier every year, Karma! Can’t believe Meghan has graduated. What a milestone for the whole family! Tell her your blogging family are cheering her on, too. Also nice that your in-laws were able to visit all the way from Alaska.

    Comment by Kathy — June 9, 2013 @ 2:33 pm | Reply

    • Thank you Kathy. I’m still wondering when it will all feel real!

      Comment by Karma — June 9, 2013 @ 4:56 pm | Reply

  5. Congratulations Mom on raising two beautiful daughters!

    Comment by dawnkinster — June 9, 2013 @ 8:24 pm | Reply

  6. Wonderful photos. Your daughters are beautiful. 🙂 Alaska is on my bucket list, too.
    As for Picasa, I don’t think there’s a way to stop that process. It doesn’t duplicate/copy the photos (or at least I don’t think it does). There might be some online places where you can put together a collage. I’ll check next time I use Pixlr or Picmonkey.

    Comment by Robin — June 20, 2013 @ 4:02 pm | Reply

    • Just checked. You can create a collage on PicMonkey. (www.picmonkey.com) Some of the features are free.

      Comment by Robin — June 20, 2013 @ 4:09 pm | Reply

      • Thank you Robin! Thanks very much, too, for looking in to that. I appreciate it and will check it out.

        Comment by Karma — June 20, 2013 @ 7:35 pm

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