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To say that Cassandra was an influence on my life, is like saying the ocean is big. Such simple words cannot convey the vastness, the complexities, and the intricacies of who she was to me.
She was so large a part of my life, that with the naivety of the young, I assumed she would forever be there. She was an unchanging force from my childhood, a rock through my youth, and a friend in my adulthood. It still seems hard to fathom that she is gone.
I want to tell you who she was to me:
She was my inspiration. I remember watching her draw, and swallowing up every pencil stroke. I'd ask questions, and she'd slowly go over lines, telling me the purpose behind every one.
She was a teacher. I'd listen to the adult conversations around me, following along as best I could. When I became lost in the tangle of multi-syllabic vocabulary, Cassandra would write down the word for me, so I could look it up in a dictionary, and understand for myself.
She was a friend. When my grandf
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Oh, well... Hello there

Sun Aug 5, 2012, 7:48 PM


I'm not sure I remember how to do this anymore. It's been a while.

*clears throat*

I've been super busy, don't have a camera, and not much inspiration, but I'm still alive, and well.

I'll.. see what I can dig up, or something.

Ahem.. How are you guys?

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Kat
Artist | Hobbyist | Photography
United States
Hi there! My name is Kat, and I'm a 30-something mom of one. My partner in crime is Little-Vampire and I've been around dA for quite a while. I'm an "OldGit" in #dAPensioners, and a "PhotoGuru" in #photographers. I love dA and can trace many of the greatest people in my life to this site.

Outside of dA I am a certified Film & Digital Lab Technician. I live in the San Francisco Bay Area, and I do go to devMeets. :D

Current Residence: 127.0.0.1
Print preference: Coffee mugs
Favourite photographer: Timothy Allen, Berenice Abbott, Annie Leibovitz
Personal Quote: When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one I've never tried before.

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Rushy Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2017
Party Happy Birthday! Have your cake and eat it too
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Popc0rn Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2017
happy bday
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lemontea Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2016
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LexisSketches Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2015
Just stopping by to say hello :hug: Have a wonderful day!
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Rushy Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2015
Party Happy Birthday Kat! Have your cake and eat it too
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ReplacedByLies Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Beautifully done artwork. I'm very impressed :giggle:
-girl you helped out in b&n
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Zeros-Elipticus Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2014
Kat! Having finally met you I can now confirm you are indeed a real person. :P
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Rushy Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014
:party: Happy Birthday Switchie! :cake:
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Trojan-HorseSe Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey Kat, long time no c! I was wondering how I can help with the da charity? I didn't even know it existed! So your little one has grown up! I remember when he was only a little guy and we were talking about babysitting and stuff - time sure flies!
By the happy belated birthday! Can you tell me more about the charity. Thanks :hug: it is good to see that you are still on da!
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Little-Vampire Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday here too!!!!
Yayyyyyyy :party:
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