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June 2008


Wow, can you believe it is June already?! This year is zooming past me in sonic speed! It seems the older I get, the faster life goes. I remember when I was in school wishing for summer. Then summer would come and I couldn't wait to be back in school with my friends. Now I find that the time goes by too fast. I need just a few more hours in a day, a few more days in a week, maybe another week in each month!

I love my husband and adore my kids. I am very content with my life right now. Although, I feel torn in too many directions. I need to look at everything I'm involved in and everything I want to be involved in, and narrow down that list to what I have time for. I try to juggle it all and inevitably, I drop something... or a few somethings.

I LOVE photography and would to do more of it, how do I get that out there? I love scrapbooking and would love to be out in my community teaching and showing people how to preserve their memories safely and beautifully. I'm not sure how to get it out there though. I create the cutter files and have fun doing them, but I don't know what others are looking for.

Too bad I can't figure out how to make photography and scrapbooking my full time job ;)

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