I am still wading through unread blog posts, SAQA memorabilia and my studio. As Jenny wrote this morning, it's "Santa Fe Overload"!
However, I have managed to download the over 225 photos I took on my trip. As my children will attest, this is an exceptional amount of photography for their point-and-click mom, who's just learning how to "manage" photos (import, categorize, rotate, rename and otherwise manipulate) on this new PC/laptop.
As Jenny also said, Santa Fe was all about the people. With the exception of a few stony-faced security guards at the airport in LA, my entire trip was filled with people who smiled, welcomed, gave directions, toted luggage, served food, taught, inspired, hugged, admired, thanked and in all ways filled my heart, mind and soul. That said, most of my photos were of my surroundings and lots and lots and lots of art. But here are a few of the people:
|Jenny Lyon, me, Judy Warner|
|Sherry Kleinman, Judy Warner, me|
And I would be remiss if I didn't include the Canadians who travelled to the conference. Alas, operating without the flash (by request), Judy apologized for the blurry photo. Apparently this was the best of several she took at the time!
|Rear (L) to (R): Mary Pal, me, Anna Hergert, Elaine Quehl, Hilary Scanlon, Donna Hamilton|
Front (kneeling): (L) to (R): Maggie Vanderweit, Heather Dubreuil
Absent: Rebekah Crown
I know there are other photos out there of me with other friends -- Kathie Briggs and Teri Springer, I think -- and perhaps even with new friends such as Holly Altman -- but they're not on my camera. Perhaps they'll pop up over the next little while on the SAQA blogs, member blogs and/or Facebook.
Just give us time to recover!