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Christmas blizzard

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on December 6, 2013

Do you remember the blizzard that hit the northeast in 2010 just one day after Christmas? My mom and brother sure do because they were stranded in NYC for seven days. The Blizzard of 2010 dumped between 18 and 24 inches of snow with wind gusts up to 60 mph. Flights were cancelled as the […]


Homecoming 1984

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on November 7, 2012

A lot of my Facebook friends have children in high school, so I’ve seen my fair share of homecoming photos being posted lately. You know, shots of their high schooler with his/her date and friends and parents in front of the family room fireplace. Exactly like we did before our homecoming dance in the fall […]

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Warrior Dash 2012

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on May 6, 2012

Back in March Matt participated in his first obstacle/mud run, the Warrior Dash. It was a beautiful day, and we gathered with thousands of others in Splendora, Texas, for a 3.21-mile run peppered with 12 obstacles. While Matt did the hard work, I stood on the sidelines and shot photos of him with a telephoto […]


My Take Twelve February layout

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on February 23, 2012

Back in December when Ella Publishing was promoting their Take Twelve project, I decided to participate. I don’t do a Project Life album, so I thought this might be a good alternative. You take photos on the 12th of each month in 2012, and then do a layout with the 12 best. There’s a Take […]


Austin Gorilla Run

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on February 13, 2012

Why would more than a thousand people get up way early on a Saturday morning, pull on gorilla costumes and meet in downtown Austin? To raise money for the highly endangered mountain gorillas of Africa, that’s why! Now that Matt is running and looking for 5K events to participate in, we are learning about cool […]

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