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I heart dandelions

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on August 8, 2014

Seriously? It sounds weird, I know. But I really have always liked dandelions. Of course if stems from childhood. Instead of having the adult reaction of annoyance at seeing them in my yard, I think of being a kid and feel an impulse to run over, pluck them and blow their fuzzies off! But there’s […]

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Greenfield Village

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on May 20, 2014

I’m so grateful that Mom and Dad always put in such effort to plan fun and educational summer vacations for us, like this one in August 1978 that included a day at Greenfield Village in Dearborn, Michigan. In the left photo Phil and I are posing with a statue of President James A. Garfield, and […]

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My first Easter

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on April 25, 2014

My mom lived with her Aunt Mary Lou and Uncle Joe while she attended school at Geneva College in their home town of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. This is the same town where my father grew up and then also attended Geneva. So once they had married and moved away from Pennsylvania, my parents always looked […]

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I believe in memories

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on March 23, 2014

The 24th sketch challenge has been posted at the SCRAP & MUSIC challenge blog! Head over to the site to grab the sketch, which I’m proud to have designed, and play along. This sketch came with the song “Better together” by Jack Johnson. This is my final challenge with the Scrap & Music team. I […]

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You are the dancing queen

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on February 9, 2014

The 21th sketch challenge has been posted at the SCRAP & MUSIC challenge blog! Head over to the site to grab the sketch and play along. This sketch came with the song “Dancing Queen” by ABBA. My layout We are very fortunate to have many of Matt’s family photos because during his mother’s illness she […]

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