Pico Rivera, United States

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I have been a paraplegic since 1978 from a car accident.
Although I may be confined to a wheelchair, it has not stopped me from enjoying the world of photography. I use a Canon Powershot S3 which is my very first digital! I bout it in May ‘07 and still haven’t figured out how to use any of the settings except Auto~~ho hum…guess I’ll be a beginner forever!
I live in a city near Los Angeles, CA, alone with my two beautiful cats, Monkey and Cinnimon. I attend church on Sundays and have many friends. I enjoy the people here at RB and love the photography! Please enjoy my photos and feel free to comment!

  • Joined: September 2008



BEING A MOTHER / After 21 years of marriage, my wife wanted me / to take another woman out to dinner and a movie. / She said, ‘I love you, but I know this other woman / loves you and would Love to spend / some time with you.’ / The other woman that my wife wanted me to visit was my Mother, who has been a widow for 19 years, but the demands of my work and my three children had mad…
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What do teachers make?

What do teachers make? / The dinner guests were sitting around the / table discussing life. One man, a / CEO, decided to explain the problem with / education. / He argued, ’What’s a kid going to learn from / someone who decided his best / option in life was to become a / teacher?’ / He reminded the other dinner guests what / they say about teachers: ‘Those who can, do.…
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To Realize...

To realize / The value of a sister/brother / Ask someone / Who doesn’t have one. / To realize / The value of ten years: / Ask a newly / Divorced couple. / To realize / The value of four years: / Ask a graduate. / To realize / The value of one year: / Ask a student who / Has failed a final exam. / To realize / The value of nine months: / Ask a mother who gave birth to a stillborn…
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Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

I grew up with practical parents who had been frightened by the Great Depression. A mother, God love her, who washed aluminum foil after she cooked in it, then reused it. She was the original recycle queen, before they had a Name for it… A father who was happier getting old shoes fixed than buying new ones. / Their marriage was good, their dreams focused. Their best friends lived barely a …
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