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My Life in Lenses (Cynthia's Lensography)

Updated on December 30, 2010

Hello there, it's nice to meet you.

I've been putting off making an about me lensography for a while now because I wanted to build more lenses that, well, didn't talk so much about me. But after much tinkering here on Squidoo, I figured that I finally have enough lenses to fill this page and so without further ado, here it is. I do hope you'll enjoy reading this lens as much as I had fun putting it together.

The image I'm using for this lens, by the way, is a favorite portrait of myself, drawn by my wonderful husband. He surprised me with it one Christmas. (I was so touched I cried my eyes out!) He based it on a painting I once made, years before we got together, for a picture book.

I am honored to say that this Squidoo lens was awarded a Purple Star on March 26, 2010. Learn more about the Purple Star Program by clicking on the link.

My story (so far) in 10 comic book frames - A comic strip my husband made as a gift for me.

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And now...

more things you probably ought to know about me.

I'm married to a wonderful man, my soulmate Arnold.

I'm married to a wonderful man, my soulmate Arnold.
I'm married to a wonderful man, my soulmate Arnold.

I paint and create artworks to relieve stress. - Here are some of my recent drawings.

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"Let Me Call You Tweet-heart""Poppy Love""Making Poe-tree""Cerulean Blue""Family Portrait"
"Let Me Call You Tweet-heart"
"Let Me Call You Tweet-heart"
"Poppy Love"
"Poppy Love"
"Making Poe-tree"
"Making Poe-tree"
"Cerulean Blue"
"Cerulean Blue"
"Family Portrait"
"Family Portrait"

There it is! Do you see it? Learn more about my country via the links below.

I love my kitty cat to bits (and I think he loves me back).

I love my kitty cat to bits (and I think he loves me back).
I love my kitty cat to bits (and I think he loves me back).

I love my family. Everything I am, I owe to them.

Your thoughts on this lensography are most welcome too!

I'm done introducing myself (whew), - and I would love to know more about you. (:

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      mindlessnin 5 years ago

      your lenses are of great help and guide for me...

      you've inspired me to start up new lenses...

      and i was glad that i could finally see someone from the phil, as well...

      i've been swimming here for almost 10 days and you were just the first i've seen

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Saw your flickr pages they were just awesome.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I've used BB Cream.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Loved going through your pages

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Loved BB Cream Review

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      puerdycat lm 6 years ago

      I'm celbrating having discovered YOU today!

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      Gift-Guide 6 years ago

      You have made amazing lenses. I liked the comic on the top of the page also the artwork by you.

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      scar4 6 years ago

      You're quite talented. I mean you can do many things well while going in quest of the ambition. I wish I could become a freelance writer in my twenties but quit it halfway, so I truly envy you and respect you more.

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      hotbrain 6 years ago from Tacoma, WA

      I like your artwork, and this is a great lensography. I'll be back :)

      Thanks for the blessings!

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      alesxandrea 6 years ago

      If I can give you another +5 stars, I would. This lensography is really well-made. I love how you organize the details ~ a 100% artist!

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      semas 7 years ago

      Congratulations on your purple star! Amazing lensography-5*- and it was wonderful getting to know you!

      You're artworks and paintings are really wonderful and the way you have added a slide show is really great!

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      AuthorNormaBudden 7 years ago

      This is absolutely stunning. I even bookmarked it so I can take a closer look at some of your links (and lenses) without having to remember what your URL was.

      I've already featured your lens at your showcase at https://hubpages.com/community/purple-star-awards-

      You've also been blessed by a Squid Angel. You can see your featured lens at https://hubpages.com/community/angel-blessings

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      JoyfulPamela2 7 years ago from Pennsylvania, USA

      Congratulations on the purple star for your wonderful page! :)

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      WindyWintersHubs 7 years ago from Vancouver Island, BC

      Fabulous Journey and Lensography. Congratulations on your Purple Star. :)

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      Sherry Venegas 7 years ago from La Verne, CA

      Hi, enjoyed this lensography very much.

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      tandemonimom lm 7 years ago

      This is an amazing collection of lenses! I'm bookmarking so I can come back and browse through - these look great!

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      Virginia Allain 7 years ago from Central Florida

      Wow, it was great seeing your life and personality unfold in this lensography. Very well done!

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      The-Bard 7 years ago

      Hello there, and nice to meet you too Cynthia. Thanks for stopping by on a couple of my lenses. Superb comments. This is a great lensography and it had me gripped to the end. Charming wedding pic. I've worn a barong tagalog myself once or twice. It turned a few heads I can tell you! It's an ideal formal garment for the climate. Congratulations on your achievements - all the best, Paul.

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      KarenTBTEN 7 years ago

      You did a great job on this lensography. I just discovered... that you aren't clip art. (I tend to picture people as looking like their avatar.)

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      Ram Ramakrishnan 7 years ago

      It was a pleasure reading your lensography. Thank you for sharing. I think the portrait of you by your husband says it all in a nutshell. Best wishes to both of you.

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      lakern26 lm 7 years ago

      I thoroughly enjoyed reading your lensography, Cynthia! Thank you for sharing the painting and comic strip, made by your husband, and your own beautiful drawings - both of you are so talented! I'm looking forward to reading more of your lenses in the future. Well done!

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      ElizabethJeanAl 7 years ago

      What an awesome collection of lenses.

      Thanks for sharing

      Lizzy

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 7 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Oh me! You and your husband are quite the talented twosome. This is a wonderful lensography and I am looking forward to reading many more of your lenses.

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      Lee Hansen 7 years ago from Vermont

      Ah, an angel blessing from a fellow graphic designer - I truly am blessed and floating near heaven! Love your artwork - and this lensography. Faved, and I''m you newest fan! Kudos for you in pursuit of your freelance dreams!

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      SpellOutloud 7 years ago

      Loved reading more about you. Your artwork is beautiful!

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      Hey Giant Squid! A beautiful lensography and your art work is wonderful!

      Best wishes,

      Susie

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      HorseAndPony LM 7 years ago

      I loved your lensography. You are so talented. I just wanted to congratulate you on becoming a Giant Squid and Angel.

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      JoyfulPamela2 7 years ago from Pennsylvania, USA

      Hi Cynthia ~ Congratulations on becoming a giant! You sure have some wonderful lenses and ideas that I look forward to reading about. Thank you for your sweet "angel blessing" on my Nutcracker lens. :D

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      Robin S 7 years ago from USA

      Congratulations new Giant!

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      WhiteOak50 7 years ago

      This is truly an amazing Lensography! I honestly believe that people like you do add to the sphere of life in making the world a better place. Fantastic job in writing this lens, you did a great job!! "Blessed by a SquidAngel"

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      myraggededge 7 years ago

      You are so creative, pretty and .... well, just a lovely person altogether! One of the best on Squidoo, for sure. Great lensography!

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      kimmanleyort 7 years ago

      Nice to meet you! Good luck in the challenge. It looks like you're a shoe-in to me.

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      Indigo Janson 7 years ago from UK

      So many wonderful lenses gathered in one place! I'm going to enjoy going on a journey through them all. You and your husband are clearly both very talented and and make a perfect couple. That poster he made for you is so lovely, as is your own artwork. I especially like 'Family Portrait' - so cute! :)

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      Kapalbility 7 years ago

      That was a trip! Galing!

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      Jennifer P Tanabe 7 years ago from Red Hook, NY

      Love it! What a wonderful artistic person you are, and your husband too! Very inspiring. Now I know why your art has Japanese influences - you go to Japan a lot. Thank you for sharing your life.

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      religions7 7 years ago

      Glad to get to know you better & thanks for having me on here :) Blessed by another squidangel :)

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      Patricia 7 years ago

      This is a great lens about you. I love the comic book your husband did for you.. how cool! Sorry about your brother. I love your art! Thanks for putting me on here. Blessed by an angel!