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reflection

Lessons learned from my life's journey through 2011

Carina Clark reflects on a year of friendship and family with appreciation for the past and optimism for the future.

VO Photo Pool: cherry blossoms, black boots and more

This week's collection of photos from our VO Photo Pool showcases some of the fine sites our city has to offer along with some pink to make it look pretty.