Support the Animal Aid Society

April 17, 2010

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Please support the Animal Aid Society, a no-kill dog shelter in Hampton, VA. Click here to view their official Facebook page. I have really enjoyed my time with the AAS so far. I woke up yesterday morning and I couldn’t stop thinking about the shelter, so I decided to stop by around 9:30am to walk […]

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First Day at the AAS!

April 15, 2010

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Day one at the Animal Aid Society was incredible! My shift didn’t start until 9pm but I arrived an hour early. Fortunately there were other early birds, and I was able to get out and introduce myself to the other volunteers. Patty offered to show me the ropes, and I helped her with her routine. […]

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Virginia Living Museum

April 14, 2010

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Today I took a trip to the Virginia Living Museum. The visit was just to pass time, but I ended up getting quite a few great shots of the animal exhibits including the otters, coyote, and red wolves… Actually the red wolves were sleeping in the back of their exhibit as usual. I’ve never had […]

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A huge difference…

April 13, 2010

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I’m not even sure what title to give this entry, but today I used my boyfriend’s family computer in the spare room to update my blog and I noticed that images look extremely different on their monitor than on mine… Is this the graphics card? Or maybe just a different contrast displayed on the monitor? I’m not […]

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Orientation at the Animal Aid Society

April 13, 2010

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Well orientation was great! I woke up early but I didn’t get out of bed until 10:30am. Nate called and wanted to meet for lunch since his co-worker and boss are out of town this week. I hopped out of bed, got dressed, and headed out to meet him up in Ft. Eustis. We were […]

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Image hosting and keeping your pictures safe

April 12, 2010

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An inspiring local photographer recently wrote about her perspective on image hosting sites. Where to locate my photographs has always been a huge debate of mine, so I’d like to voice my own opinion as well. Now before I begin, I’d like for you to understand that this entry is about finding a somewhat safe place […]

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One with Nature…. NOT!

April 12, 2010

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I had a pretty incredible weekend. It started off with a 30 minute workout, followed by dinner on Friday night with Nate, Vince, and Alex. Then on Saturday I visited Bluebird Gap Farm for about an hour where I saw the most adorable kids playing with a flower pot: After watching the baby goats for […]

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