Monday, March 30, 2009

521 photo story.

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Veronica Smith feeds her son Dominic, 3 months, and checks her e-mail, while her daughter Celeste, 12-years, and nephew Lamont Jr., 10-years, play a game on the couch.

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A calendar of the Smith family's activities hangs on the refrigerator. "If i didn't write everyting down, it would go in one ear, and out the other," Veronica Smith said. "I have five lives, other than my own to worry about."

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Mother & housewife, Veronica Smith goes through a detailed list of bills for her family's expenses. Smith has four children and manages her family's finances.

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Veronica Smith feeds her son, Dominic a bottle. Dominic is the youngest, 3 months, of Smith's four children.

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Veronica Smith helps her daughter, Makayla, 2 years, into her car seat. "Getting all four kids ready to go out is hard," Smith said. "I can't go anywhere spur-of-the-moment."

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Veronica Smith helps her 12-year-old daughter, Celeste with her homework for the next day. After school, Celeste and her brother Jonathan, 9 years, must to all of their homework before watching television or playing any games.

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2-year-old Makayla Smith opens the gate for her mother Veronica after being picked up at daycare. Makayla attends a nearby in-house daycare five days a week.

Monday, March 23, 2009

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makayla.

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521 assignment 4

hey guys- so i have an extension till next week to turn in this assignment. i'm doing a story on my older sister who has 4 children (12yrs, 9yrs, 2yrs & 3 months). she takes care of them all by herself because her husband works long hours and is rarely home.

i don't have any photos for my assignment this week, but this is my niece makayla. she's adorable and sassy as ever. more to come =)

Monday, March 2, 2009

521: assignment3

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CMU students and friends gather at the "CMU up all Night" event at the Student Activity Center.

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CMU seniors, Katherine Gallaher and Eric Joyce prepare to play a round of "Rock Band." "Rock Band" was one of many games avaliable to play in Video Game Alley.

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A CMU student learns how to use a lasso at the CMU up all Night event on Saturday, February 28. The event ran from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m.

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Two volunteers serve sub sandwiches to a group of CMU students. A variety of food and snacks were provided throughout the night.

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Two students prepare to play Dance Dance Revolution on a jumbo screen. Participants played in pairs and were limited to one song per duo.

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Two students discuss strategy as the play a game on a Wii console at the CMU up all night event. The event was put on by On The Fly, Program Board, University Recreation, Student Government Association, Residence Life & Student Life.

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Students lip-sync a song to create a "Dancing Heads" video in a racquetball court at the SAC. Other activities included a casino, airbrush tattoos, laser tag & human foosball.

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St. Louis, senior Megan Hutfilz, lifeguards the SAC pool as Quantom of Solace plays over a large screen. Inflatable tubes were avaliable for swimmers to use as they watched the movie.

jrn 521: assignment 3

hello everyone. so i don't have anything compelling or awesome. i've been pressed for time in the past couple of weeks. i shot the cmu up all night event at the sac. for some reason- my computer isn't letting me upload the pic. i'll try and get them on asap.
hopefully before class. sorry guys =)