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Forum: Exhibit Hall May 6 2014, 03:50 AM
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Posted By r2005
Re: Winning photos

Very cool, Hans.

My parents got that same lens within the past year. They post a lot of their stuff here: https://www.facebook.com/WhittlingFogPhotography. Not that I could tell you off the top...
Forum: The Library Café Nov 16 2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,968
Posted By r2005
Re: Going somewhere?

If I had the money, I'd go to Paris.

I spent may years learning the language in school. I've been to Quebec City and Montreal, but there's not really that big of a novelty to it when you live...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 6 2013, 01:18 AM
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Posted By r2005
Re: What is happening

http://bangordailynews.com/slideshow/man-crushed-in-bangor-during-independence-day-parade/?ref=relatedSidebar

I've posted a link to an article about it. It explains things much better than I can,...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 5 2013, 02:00 AM
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Posted By r2005
Re: What is happening

I had a very strange Fourth of July.

It started off great, I went strawberry picking with my aunt, one of my sisters, and a couple of my cousins.

We return to the house only to find out that...
Forum: The Library Café May 11 2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 4,421
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Posted By r2005
Re: What is happening

:(

*hugs*

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Forum: The Library Café Apr 22 2013, 10:41 PM
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Posted By r2005
Re: What is happening

What did you think of Les Mis?

I really enjoyed it, and I am very critical with musicals because I love them so much.

I haven't seen The Hobbit, yet. I think they're supposed to release an...
Forum: The Library Café Apr 20 2013, 12:59 AM
Replies: 4,421
Views: 312,961
Posted By r2005
Re: What is happening

I'm grateful that they caught their suspect in Watertown earlier tonight, and the other suspect was killed in a shootout.

My aunt lives a few blocks away from where they caught the guy which was...
Forum: The Library Café Apr 15 2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,316
Posted By r2005
Re: Is Spring ever going to arrive this year?

We got some snow over the weekend. At least it melted quickly, as it is apt to do when it snows in April, so I don't know exactly how much came down.

There was a snow storm in April my senior...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 27 2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,316
Posted By r2005
Re: Is Spring ever going to arrive this year?

Yeah, I know the feeling since we just had a snow storm that dumped a significant amount of snow on the ground.

It's never truly spring in Maine until May. We've had storms that have dropped a...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 16 2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,307
Posted By r2005
Re: Gardening

I used to help my grandmother in her garden, more so when I was younger. She always had impatiens and marigolds that I would help her plant. I think she got pansies a few times,too, but the other two...
Forum: The Library Café Feb 17 2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4,421
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Posted By r2005
Re: What is happening

Right now, as I type, we're in the middle of another blizzard warning, and I can hear the winds howling. I think this storm was only going to bring at most 9 inches of snow, and even after a storm...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Feb 12 2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 22,143
Posted By r2005
Re: Old family photos

It is a nice tradition, and it felt so weird this year without my grandmother there, and we had no idea that she was going to leave us a few days later. She was always the one taking the picture...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Feb 11 2013, 12:58 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 22,143
Posted By r2005
Re: Old family photos

I have some more things to share, too. I would have done it when I posted the other photos, but I had to locate the flash drive that we were copying things onto.

All of these photos come from my...
Forum: The Library Café Feb 10 2013, 05:03 PM
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Posted By r2005
Re: What is happening

We got about 2 feet of snow. It's really hard to tell since the wind blew so much of it around. I think I saw some snow totals from other places in New England that got close to 3 feet.
...
Forum: The Library Café Feb 9 2013, 01:54 AM
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Posted By r2005
Re: What is happening

As I'm typing right now, the winds have really picked up, and I don't have any idea how much snow has fallen to this point, but definitely a few inches. I'm in an area that's going to be one of the...
Forum: The Library Café Feb 6 2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4,421
Views: 312,961
Posted By r2005
Re: What is happening

I just saw a weather report saying that we're likely to get hit by a Nor'easter this weekend. I definitely live in the zone where they are saying we'll get more than a foot of snow. Apparently there...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Feb 3 2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 22,143
Posted By r2005
Re: Old family photos

Actually, that's a baby girl. :grin:


My mother took the photo, and there are several more shots, but this just happens to be the best one where everyone has normal faces, and just about everyone...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Feb 3 2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 22,143
Posted By r2005
Re: Old family photos

Ever since we went looking through photos and scanned a whole bunch of things, I've been meaning to share some with all of you. Even as I'm posting some of these photos of my grandmother (my father's...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 12 2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4,421
Views: 312,961
Posted By r2005
Re: What is happening

I have 26 years worth of good memories of my grandmother, reading with her, planting things in her garden, going out to lunch on Saturdays, and every single Christmas that I can remember, etc. I'm...
Forum: The Library Café Jan 2 2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4,421
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Posted By r2005
Re: What is happening

*waves*

I've had limited Internet access for the past several months, and the past week has been crazy.

At the beginning of October, my grandmother had a very serious stroke. She lost her...
Forum: The Library Café Nov 1 2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,383
Posted By r2005
Re: Hurricane Sandy check-in, East coast US

Maine really lucked out from Sandy. There was some wind and rain, but the majority of the places that lost power were on the coast. I think there were a couple of places further inland than where I...
Forum: The Library Café May 30 2012, 04:14 AM
Replies: 4,421
Views: 312,961
Posted By r2005
Re: What is happening

My baby sister is graduating from high school this weekend. :) It's making me feel old because it was only 7 years ago that I graduated from high school. I suppose it doesn't help to think that I'll...
Forum: The Library Café May 25 2012, 12:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,256
Posted By r2005
Re: Gray hair!

My mother found her first gray hair at around 13, too, but it didn't really start to get gray until she was in her late 30s, I think. The most annoying part for her was that her hair was turning gray...
Forum: The Library Café Feb 10 2012, 03:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,817
Posted By r2005
Re: Cruising!

I'm pretty sure that there are puffins in Nova Scotia, so it's probably just a matter of being in the right place at the right time. :)

I know that there are puffins in Maine, but I've never seen...
Forum: Café Archives Dec 31 2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,045
Posted By r2005
Re: The Thread of LOOT!

I got a whole bunch of cross stitch kits. The best part was that I went out shopping with my sister, and she had me pick out one of the kits that I wanted, and unbeknownst to us, my aunt who lives in...
Forum: The Library Café Nov 23 2011, 12:28 AM
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Sticky: Good Bye, Anne
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Posted By r2005
Re: Good Bye, Anne

My mother was browsing on Facebook when she saw that someone had posted an article about it. All the Pern novels were something that we'd talk about as a family, especially my grandmother, my mother,...
Forum: The Library Café Aug 31 2011, 05:40 PM
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Views: 312,961
Posted By r2005
Re: What is happening

A lot of people in Maine lost power because of Irene, but the power at my house never went out. I think there are still a some people without power, but I'm not exactly sure which areas that's...
Forum: Café Archives Jun 24 2011, 02:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,792
Posted By r2005
Re: Rest in Peace, Mom

*hugs*

I'm sorry for your entire family, Cheryl.

I know exactly what this is like, I've lost two relatives to cancer, a grandmother and an aunt. You never forget them, but after awhile it does...
Forum: Thematic Photography May 3 2011, 02:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,559
Posted By r2005
Re: 63 : 4 April 2011 - Birds

http://i236.photobucket.com/albums/ff35/aimeram/Thematic%20Photography/100_3356.jpg


Look through my stuff, and I don't really have any good photos of live birds that I took myself, so I figured...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Mar 22 2011, 01:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,489
Posted By r2005
Re: My Dad's Moon Photos

My father was really lucky to get these photos, actually both of my parents were. My parents had been on the beach for quite awhile, but they weren't exactly sure where the moon was going to rise....
Forum: Exhibit Hall Mar 21 2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,489
Posted By r2005
My Dad's Moon Photos

http://whittlingfog.blogspot.com/2011/03/its-only-popham-moon.html

I thought I'd share the link to my father's photos with all of you. After the birthday party, my father and mother went to the...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 21 2011, 02:17 AM
Replies: 4,421
Views: 312,961
Posted By r2005
Re: What is happening

Over the weekend, my family went to my great-uncle's surprise 80th birthday party. My great-aunt was able to hide it from him, and he was completely shocked when he came into the room. In the time...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Feb 6 2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,032
Posted By r2005
Re: Dragon's Time Cover Art

I agree that's a very nice cover, and I also really like the details with the Hold in the back.
Forum: Exhibit Hall Feb 6 2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,111
Posted By r2005
Re: Snopocalypse, Jan 2011 edition

We got a little bit more snow last night, and then at one point it switched over to freezing rain.

So, it was warm enough earlier to day that I was shoveling a slushy mess, and my driveway is...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 29 2011, 02:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,111
Posted By r2005
Re: Snopocalypse, Jan 2011 edition

We didn't get nailed by this storm. I'd say that we only got a few inches up here.

We did get hit pretty hard with the last couple of storms, so I'm happy that we didn't get anymore snow....
Forum: Café Archives Dec 21 2010, 12:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,264
Posted By r2005
Forum: Café Archives Dec 21 2010, 12:12 AM
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Views: 1,537
Posted By r2005
Re: Total lunar eclipse tonight

I don't think I'll be able to see it at all here. Our skies are covered in gray clouds. :(
Forum: Café Archives Dec 15 2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,848
Posted By r2005
Re: Merry Xmas to all

Merry Christmas everyone!

We don't have tree, but we do have our collection of Santa figurines and other things on our mantel. Maybe, I'll take a picture of them and put it up later.

This...
Forum: Thematic Photography Dec 15 2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,175
Posted By r2005
Re: 53 : 15 November 2010 - Revisited

This one definitely falls under favorite photos that I've taken.

http://i236.photobucket.com/albums/ff35/aimeram/Thematic%20Photography/PA090095.jpg

I inadvertently got this face as I was...
Forum: Thematic Photography Dec 15 2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,789
Posted By r2005
Re: 54 : 29 November 2010 - Favorite Things

http://i236.photobucket.com/albums/ff35/aimeram/Thematic%20Photography/PC280649.jpg

One of my family's favorite things to do is to teach my cousin how to do all the silly dances that we learned as...
Forum: Café Archives Nov 14 2010, 12:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,160
Posted By r2005
Re: Happy Birthday, R2005!

It was a very nice birthday. We had a big family party in the evening. Much of the evening was spent watching my cousin being cute and adorable. :)
Forum: Café Archives Nov 13 2010, 09:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,606
Posted By r2005
Re: Snow

We got some snow on Halloween in Maine. It melted pretty quickly, but the end of October is still way too early for snow. :)
Forum: Exhibit Hall Oct 29 2010, 02:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,240
Posted By r2005
Re: Halloween, 2010

We don't get a lot of trick or treaters at my house either. We jokingly have an over/under going at 10 trick or treaters for the entire night. I think we had about a dozen last year because most of...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Oct 29 2010, 02:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,583
Posted By r2005
Re: Hans' USA visit

Very lovely photos.

I got to go Camden Yards several years ago, but we didn't explore Baltimore. We were visiting relatives in Virginia, and the trip to the ball park was one of our planned...
Forum: Café Archives Sep 11 2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,788
Posted By r2005
Re: Home again

That's too bad, but I'm glad you had a good time in Maine. :)

Someday, you'll have to come back and make a trek to Acadia. :D I've always found the park to be at its best during the autumn with...
Forum: Café Archives Sep 10 2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,914
Posted By r2005
Re: Anyone know Boston Mass.?

I have an aunt who lives in that area, and I definitely agree with the do not drive in Boston if you can avoid it.

One of my favorite places is the Museum of Science. I've gone there more than...
Forum: Café Archives Sep 9 2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,788
Posted By r2005
Re: Home again

That's pretty close to where I am. :) It's just under an hour to drive from Bangor to Ellsworth. There's a very nice theater in Ellsworth that I've seen a couple of shows at. Most of the time though,...
Forum: Café Archives Sep 8 2010, 01:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,788
Posted By r2005
Re: Home again

Out of curiosity, where in Maine was your gathering?

I'm glad that you enjoyed yourself, but I'm guessing you got caught up in the heat wave. That was not normal Maine weather last week, and I...
Forum: Café Archives Aug 26 2010, 03:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,705
Posted By r2005
Re: Happy birthday Mawra!

Happy Birthday!
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Aug 13 2010, 10:08 PM
Replies: 141
Spoiler: Dragongirl
Views: 29,036
Posted By r2005
Re: Dragongirl

Lorana asks Tullea if she can borrow her queen to make a quick trip which I'm sure that Tullea believed that she was going to return with her queen within a reasonable amount of time. I haven't...
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