Journal

Happy Christmas and Happy New Year To All!!

The happiest of holidays to all you super kind folks here on the bubble! you’re positive, encouraging and most helpful (and somehow you manage to make me feel not quite so photographically challenged!!!) my warm wishes go out to you all!
xxoo, vickie and her polish dog, bruno

Featured Artist!! WOW, WOW, WOW!!

my sincere thanks to the wonderful hosts of the group Midwestern United States Photography for featuring my image, “At Sundown”, and also, WOW, WOW, WOW, for listing me as one of your featured artists! i am soooooo very proud!!

challenges & features!

my sincere thanks to all the bubblers who cast votes for my images in recent challenges. you tell me i’m finally doing something right :)) thank you, as well, to the hard-working group hosts/moderators for featuring my work. am humbled and so very honored by these acknowledgements.

“Sunburst” featured in Live & Let Live
“Turn of the Page” featured in Domestic Art
“Rorschach” featured in Alphabet Soup
“All in a Row” featured in Alphabet Soup
“At Sundown” featured in Rural Around the Globe and Dimensions
“Don’t Tell Me Sam” featured in Rural Around the World
“Amazing Face” Top 10 in Horses at Work Avatar Challenge, Top 10 in Equine Art & Photo Group Challenge, CHALLENGE WINNER: Horses at Work Portraits Challenge!
Again, a BIG thank you!!!

Catch Up

Because of a very serious family health issue recently, i have become hopelessly mired in playing catch up in a number of areas. my RB thank you’s are waaaayy in arrears. i must apologize. a BIG thank you to the hosts/moderators of the wonderful groups that featured my work. am immeasurably honored, and most grateful for these acknowledgements! and just as big a thank you to all the bubblers who voted for the pix i entered into challenges. peer recognition means the world to me in this great Red Bubble community of talented artists.…

“Merry Christmas” featured in Berries, Fruits & Seeds.
“Rorschach” featured in Human. Animal. Nature & Live and Let Live.
“Turn of the Page” featured in “Inspired Art”, Top Ten in !Inspired Art! Challenge, and
Top Ten in The Woman Photographer Challe

challenges, features

seems like forever to have been messing with my computer, trying to re-enter all programs since hard drive failure. am finally able to limp along, & play catch-up.would like to thank all the hosts/moderators in the marvelous groups that featured my work. this encouragement keeps me chugging forward!a huge thank you to all those folks who cast votes for my images in various challenges. peer acknowlegement means the world.

Challenge win: Midwest US Photography
Top Ten in Shapes & Patterns challenge

Top Ten in Inspired Art Badge Challenge

Top Ten in banner challenge

Top Ten in member banner challenge

Featured in Alphabet Soup

Featured in Out of the Past

Featured in the group The Beauty of Nature

so sorry!

sorry to all! lost my hard drive last week, still trying to get things back together. what a mess. will try to catch up asap – might take a while :( v.

Saffron featured!

how very special!!! this image of autumn color at Deep River has been featured in the fabulous group, Midwestern United States Photography. my thanks to the host/moderator for the honor! am beside myself! wheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!

Top Ten in challenge!

this image, peace & joy, was voted into the top ten of the Mood & Ambience challenge, “candlelight”!!

many, many thanks to those kind folks who voted for it!. am please as punch!!!!! wooooooooohooooooooooo!!

Recent Features

am thrilled to pieces! Veiled Dawn has been featured in the groups, Polish Place as well as A Place to Call Home!!Saffron as well as Reverie have been featured in the group Human, Animal, Nature.my sincere thanks to the hosts/moderators of these marvelous groups for honoring my work. such encouragement and support is the motivating force that urges me on, to improve. again thanks so much to all!!

Oh my gosh - a trifecta!!

holy cow – Wagon has been featured in the terrific group, Rural Around the Globe!! will be walking on air for days!! many, many thanks to the hosts/moderators for this honor!

Featured!!

“I Really Do!” has been featured in the terrific group, Alphabet Soup. Fantastic!! my sincere thanks to the hosts/moderators for the honor! woohoo!!!!!

Features!!

a double whammy – 2 features today!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! how great is that??
Necturing has been featured in the group, Extreme Closeups.
Green Lace has been featured in Fabulous Flowers.

my sincere thanks to the hosts/moderators of these groups for the honor. its encouragement like this that motivates me to continue to learn. am completely OVER THE MOON!

Necturing Featured!

this colorful shot has been featured in the group, You’re Accepted, and i am pleased as punch!! this is sooooo great! a big thank you to nancy & lisa, the hosts, moderators!

Group Banner Featured!

WooooooooooHooooooooooo!
my proposed banner for the wonderful group, Insects, Bugs & Creepy Crawlers has been FEATURED!!!! Many thanks to the hosts/moderators. Yippeeeeeeeeeee!!

All in a Row featured!!

a double whammy! OMG! my hot-air balloons have been featured in the group Dimensions! my sincere thanks to sharon mau, moderator/host for this honor. am over the moon!!!!!!!

featured! yyeeess!!

how great is this!? my image, hollywood, has been featured in the marvelous group, the woman photographer! what an honor! many thanks to the hosts and moderators!
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recent features

“Purple Rain” was featured in Gorgeous Flower Cards
“Anticipation” was featured in Peony Perfection
“Through His Paces” was featured in Midwestern United States.

my sincere thanks to the hosts/moderators of these groups for making my day! this positive reinforcement spurs me on to improve my skills.

Challenge Win!!!!!!

What an extraordinary honor!!!! To win a challenge presented by The Woman Photographer has me over the moon!! (have not had a lot of time to devote to RB lately, so this is an extra-special event for me) Many, many thanks to all who voted for “Sunburst”!!!!!

Recent features

My sincere thanks to the hosts/moderators who have featured my work. You can’t imagine how surprised & gratified I am at these honors! Its this kind of encouragement that keeps me going, trying to learn as much as I can to improve my meager skills. Again, many thanks!

Delicate featured in Wildflowers of North America

Fresh featured in Berries, Fruits & Seeds

Solved by Ryleigh featured in Bubble Jeopardy

featured!

“Spring” was featured in Seasonal Scapes! my sincere thanks to the hosts/moderators. i’m most gratified!! :))

recent features

martian eggs was featured in bubble jeopardy

the bud was featured in the amazing orton effect

and daffodil in black & white was featured in rural around the world

my sincere thanks for your encouragement. keeps me focused on continuing the learning process! :)

Featured in Flowers in Macro!!

Many thanks to the wonderful hosts/moderators of the group Flowers in Macro for featuring A Rose is a Rose! What a great way to celebrate my b-day gifts – beautiful flowers and close-up filters! I promise to grow my skills with them – the filters, that is!

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