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Believe 1972

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on December 14, 2013

This is a formal portrait that was taken of me at Christmas time in 1972. On the back of it my mom had written a note, in my voice, to my Papa wishing him a merry Christmas from me. At the age I was in this picture, I was very excited about Christmas, which I […]


Was this the face that launched a thousand ships?

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on October 3, 2013

This is National Poetry Day in England, but I’m going to celebrate it, too. The Web is international, after all. The theme for this year is “water, water everywhere.” I think I can work with that. When I looked at this photo of our precious Oliver, the words from Christopher Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus popped into […]


Learn and grow

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on October 1, 2013

So, whether it has really sunk in yet or not, October is officially in the hizzy. And sure that means the changing of the colors, visits to pumpkin patches, wearing cozy sweaters with your favorite jeans and daily pumpkin spice latte splurges. So what? Wait, what am I saying? That’s huge! I love fall. So […]


Another turning point

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on September 8, 2013

The tenth sketch challenge, which I’m proud to have designed, has been posted at the SCRAP & MUSIC challenge blog! Head over to the site to grab the sketch and play along. This tenth sketch came with the song “Time of your life” by Green Day. My layout When considering this song as inspiration for […]


Out & about

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on March 25, 2013

This layout was fun to pull together! I gathered four photos of Matt and me just out doing our thing in Austin last December. The north photo is of us waiting for our friends’ wedding to start; the east photo is when we were waiting outside the Alamo Drafthouse before seeing Les Miserables; the south […]

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