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Look out MacGyver

While I pride myself on being a very organized person, life happens and things do go wrong. For example, I recently went on a shoot only to realize that I was missing a couple of light stands.  It’s times like … Continue reading

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Illustrating “Pride”

I recently received a challenge to photograph someone illustrating the word “Pride.” As soon as I read this, I immediately thought about the images that I had taken a couple of weeks ago during the Make-A-Wish “Walk for Wishes” 5K. … Continue reading

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Secretary of Health & Human Services visits Tampa

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell joined Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn and U.S. Representative Kathy Castor in speaking with congregants at the New Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Tampa, FL on Sunday. Following the church service … Continue reading

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No go to Nepal

I was getting ready to travel to Nepal in order to photograph the annual Jimmy & Rosalyn Carter Work Project for Habitat for Humanity International which was supposed to take place November 1st – 6th.  I had my flights booked…  … Continue reading

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AmeriCorps and Habitat for Humanity

As many of you already know, Habitat for Humanity builds houses for the working poor.  But not everyone knows that the program is a hand up, not a hand out.  Contrary to popular belief, Habitat does not give away houses.  … Continue reading

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Rollin’, rollin’, rollin’ on the river

After a full day of working in the 8o plus degree sunshine with 80 plus percent humidity… …It was time for a little R&R…  or should I say R, R, R on the R… as in “Rollin’, rollin’, rollin’ on … Continue reading

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“Rebuilding America”

The theme of this year’s Build-A-Thon is “Rebuilding America”…  and they mean that figuratively and literally… One of the many streets hit by hurricane Katrina was America Street in New Orleans. So what a better place to continue rebuilding among … Continue reading

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Sheryl Crow visits Build-A-Thon

Singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow visits the Habitat for Humanity AmeriCorps Build-A-Thon site to help promote the Blue Jeans Go Green campaign. PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Ten years. Ten days. Ten homes. Ten-thousand jeans.  On behalf of the Cotton Incorporated Blue Jeans Go Green™ denim recycling program, nine-time … Continue reading

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AmeriCorps volunteers building in New Orleans

Even 10 years after Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast, evidence of the destruction is still visible throughout the area! In the ongoing effort to help the area recover, Habitat for Humanity AmeriCorps members are building 10 new houses in … Continue reading

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Habitat for Humanity Kicks off Annual AmeriCorps Build-A-Thon

Habitat for Humanity kicked off its annual AmeriCorps Build-A-Thon this week in New Orleans with an opening ceremony which included a jazz band and a traditional “Second Line” procession. Over 600 volunteers will be building 10 houses during the two … Continue reading

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