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Melissa Hall
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Photographer, Artist, Programmer, etc...
Photographer, Artist, Programmer, etc...

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1 Year Down
I found out this Tuesday that I am officially 1 year free from cancer.  Honestly it wasn't the information I was expecting to receive.  My past blood work from the previous month had suspiciously bumped up a little bit.  It was still in the normal range but...
1 Year Down
1 Year Down
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Her Lessons are Still with Me
Let me set the scene - my studio  A sewing project Me in abject terror Cotton is supposed to tear straight right.  Well that didn’t happen!!!!    It’s very inconvenient of my Mother to be in the afterlife.  She was the seamstress and I was the painter when ...
Her Lessons are Still with Me
Her Lessons are Still with Me
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Old Work, Fresh Eyes, and Mood Altering Drugs
I was asked 4 years ago to take some nude shots for a painter friend, Emma.  She had an idea for a painting and needed subject matter for reference.  Fast forward to 2017.  I recently took 2 expressionist abstract painting classes.  One of the ideas that ha...
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January 2018
Into Every Life I’m feeling a little lost.  I’m not even sure what I mean by that.  Is it just the typical January doldrums?  Is it that I pushed myself too hard over the holidays due to deadlines and now I’m burned out?  Is it the monotonous routine of my ...
January 2018
January 2018
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Gratefully Filling the Bucket
Well, as most of you probably know by now the cancer came back.  Boo Hiss!!! But this isn't really a post about that.  It's a post about what I am doing to be happy, live in the moment, and be grateful for art and good friends. In November I had another (th...
Gratefully Filling the Bucket
Gratefully Filling the Bucket
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How Melissa's Getting Her Groove Back
I can still do this!  (Followed by moderately energetic jumping up and down.) By "this" I mean, set up a photo shoot and produce something that I've seen  only   in my head. Photo shoots take a lot more energy than I ever realized. Thank you Amanda, Jennife...
How Melissa's Getting Her Groove Back
How Melissa's Getting Her Groove Back
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How Melissa's Getting Her Groove Back
I can still do this!  (Followed by moderately energetic jumping up and down.) By "this" I mean, set up a photo shoot and produce something that I've seen  only   in my head. Photo shoots take a lot more energy than I ever realized. Thank you Amanda, Jennife...
How Melissa's Getting Her Groove Back
How Melissa's Getting Her Groove Back
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Getting This Out of My Head
I've never been that person who could just sit down and write.  However, To-Do lists spring out of me daily and clutter my desk at a depth of several inches, but not artistic prose meant for journals. I know this is going to seem so obvious to some of you, ...
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Feeling the Void
What a difference a year makes! For those of you who don't know, this is not a crazy photoshopped image of me. I have the dreaded C word.  This past Spring, m y Mother passed away. A week after her funeral I discovered that I have the same cancer she did.  ...
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