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© Deborah Downes
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UploadedNovember 5, 2008
TakenNovember 4, 2008
MakeNikon Corporation
Exposure1/30 sec at f/3.8
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length23 mm
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Sorry if I’m breaking a theme or site rule by posting this. Just the home theme is a bit complicated for me. Because of the amount of moving I do overseas and having a home in the Dallas area, my concept of home often changes. Following the birth of my first granddaughter (seven years ago) I wished I could live two lives at once: the one with my husband and one where I could be near family, plus develop strong roots in a community. Soon after the birth of our second granddaughter (three years ago), we purchased a home near our beloved family. Since then, thanks to the internet, digital cameras, web-cams, and Skype, there are moments my wish of living two lives at once almost feels real. Pics left and center are ones of our home in Texas; right current home in Tuscany.

34 responses

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (5 Nov 2008):

    This is a lovely essay. Thanks for the history. You truly are a "global" family!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (5 Nov 2008):

    Thanks, Don. For a project I figured out how many times I've moved. My recent move within Italy marks my 57th, which explains why I don't feel totally at home in one place. I move on average every fourteen months. Have moved as much as four times with a year(not fun).I feel most at home in our Dallas home, because it holds things representing special memories of the places we've lived.Despite many challenges, overall I love my life and love sharing it.

  • Jacqueline d'Eon

    Jacqueline d'Eon said (5 Nov 2008):

    This is very nice...I can tell by the photos how important family is to you, since the shelves and walls display so many photographs!

  • Karen K Smith

    Karen K Smith gave props (5 Nov 2008):

    This is a wonderful entry!

  • Lynn H

    Lynn H (Deleted) gave props (5 Nov 2008):

    Super entry!!!

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (4 Dec 2008):

    I don't know how I missed this! This is a most unique collage. Very beautiful and certainly appropriate, considering your unusual situation. Very nicely photographed, and tells an interesting story. Great work. Voting yeah

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (4 Dec 2008):

    Hell yeah! It rocks!

  • Catherine Kurvink

    Catherine Kurvink gave props (5 Dec 2008):

    What a great, creative entry and a wonderful story. Voted!

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (5 Dec 2008):

    Great Deborah!!! It rocks!!

  • Karen K Smith

    Karen K Smith gave props (6 Dec 2008):

    Came back to say YEAH it ROCKS!

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (10 Dec 2008):

    yes, this rocks! thanks also to those wonderful photos you are sharing with us, especially Tuscany. My vote.

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (16 Dec 2008):

    GREAT! my vote!

  • Mirel S.

    Mirel S. gave props (19 Dec 2008):

    Incredible compilation ! Congrats ! Voted.

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) gave props (21 Dec 2008):

    All beautiful rooms, Deb!! Must be difficult to be torn in different directions!

  • Vicky Abrams-Ogg

    Vicky Abrams-Ogg gave props (22 Dec 2008):

    I think this is a great entry, voted!

  • Daniela V

    Daniela V gave props (23 Dec 2008):

    you have made a great work, very beautiful entry. Voted!

  • Audrey Kanekoa-Madrid

    Audrey Kanekoa-Madrid (Deleted) gave props (27 Dec 2008):

    unique! well done.....

  • Jan Hoffman

    Jan Hoffman gave props (30 Dec 2008):

    Fantastic idea and so well done -- "YES" -- Great back-story

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (1 Jan 2009):

    Fabulous entry, and I completely understand your emotions here! Congratulations on the photo yea it rocks!

  • Delores Harshaw

    Delores Harshaw (Deleted) gave props (21 Jan 2009):

    Great entry! voted.

  • Mayette Ignacio

    Mayette Ignacio gave props (22 Jan 2009):

    Love this more than anything else... a true home with love. Oh yeah!!!

  • Richard Bruns

    Richard Bruns said (2 Feb 2009):

    Works for this person! Voted.

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (6 Feb 2009):

    Came back to vote again, because not all your votes are up!

  • Jan Hoffman

    Jan Hoffman gave props (12 Feb 2009):

    Back to reaffirm my YES vote

  • Camil Seisanu

    Camil Seisanu gave props (13 Feb 2009):

    back to vote ! :) wonderful !

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (14 Feb 2009):


  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (19 Feb 2009):

    Lovely warm home, well presented and documented.........(voted)

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (1 Mar 2009):

    Deborah, how do you do it? Great shot...

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (2 Mar 2009):


  • Steve Wilson

    Steve Wilson (Deleted) said (12 Mar 2009):

    It's a rules broken at all. This is creative and intimate. Bravo!!!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (14 Mar 2009):

    This is a great picture of pictures that you have taken of your homes...I enjoyed reading the essay too...My vote


    JOE FAILK gave props (5 Apr 2009):

    Excellent capture! Vote

  • Maura Wolfson-Foster

    Maura Wolfson-Foster gave props (22 Apr 2009):

    Definite, "Yes"......fascinating and unique!!!

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (30 Apr 2009):

    I can understand why you call yourself a 'nomad' Deborah. I just love the way you created this image of home.

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