• Jun 11, 2014

    Learned how to scuba dive at the university, but haven't done much of it since...:( is there a bucket list for the bucket list? <a href="http://s1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb408/dorqui22/?action=view&amp;current=u035.jpg...
  • Jul 11, 2012

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  • Jul 11, 2012

    I won a sweepstakes all paid trip for two to Italy in June 2009 and went with Hubby that August! It was worth $25,000.... What can I say, you had to be there to believe it! :)
  • Jun 30, 2012

    I almost went last summer but it didn't work out, this is my major goal for next summer! Returned to Asheville area and did it with hubby Awesome
  • Nov 28, 2010

    Going strong despite many temptations!
  • Nov 20, 2010

    I had a beautiful veggie garden in NYS, my green beans were my favorite!
  • Nov 20, 2010

    @ the Met, also saw some beautiful pieces @ North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh and of course MOMA in NYC img  
  • Nov 20, 2010

    Saw the horse brought into the city of Siena through the narrow streets and crowds following with their color flags but didn't have a chance to see the race itself... we had to leave...
  • Nov 20, 2010

    I have been voting ever since I became an U.S. citizen and I believe this goal should be on the to do list all the time - one time is not enough! <a href="http://s1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb408/dorqui22/?action=view&amp;current...
  • Nov 20, 2010

    remarkable to be so close to human genius, maybe it will rub off on me... <a href="http://s1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb408/dorqui22/?action=view&amp;current=italy1159.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1204.photobucket...
  • Nov 20, 2010

    Altun Ha in Belize, I really need to get in shape... running out of breath! <a href="http://s1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb408/dorqui22/?action=view&amp;current=cr09808.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1204.photobucket...
  • Nov 20, 2010

  • Nov 20, 2010

    Lion King and Rent
  • Nov 20, 2010

    the most beautiful fountain I have ever seen in my life! <a href="http://s1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb408/dorqui22/?action=view&amp;current=italy101.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb408/...
  • Nov 20, 2010

    only 463 steps and a one way traffic, but the view was worth it! <a href="http://s1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb408/dorqui22/?action=view&amp;current=italy1485.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1204.photobucket.com/albu...
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  • Nov 20, 2010

    This thing was so heavy... img
  • Nov 19, 2010

    I know, I know, I used fork and knife to eat it but it was dripping with cheese (quatro fromaggi) and absolutely delicious after a whole day for seeing Roman sites! <a href="http://s1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb408/dorqui22...
  • Nov 19, 2010

    I have seen it in so many movies I had to go to see it for myself and fall in love. Believe it or not.. when I visited the place with my husband they had live Italian opera singers set up to sing to the public, what a treat! <a href="...
  • Nov 19, 2010

    Part of my Italian Trip, beautiful memories <a href="http://s1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb408/dorqui22/?action=view&amp;current=italy1147.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb408/dorqui22/ita...
  • Nov 19, 2010

    To walk this place is like walking history! I can't get enough of Roman history! <a href="http://s1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb408/dorqui22/?action=view&amp;current=italy830.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1204.photo...
  • Nov 19, 2010

  • Nov 19, 2010

    I know, I know I can't do the real thing, but how about the closest thing to it? It was a challenge, this is really hard to manage moving around in a heavy suit like that, but it was a lot of fun! <a href="http://s1204.photobucket.com...
  • Nov 19, 2010

    This was my first visit to the Lincoln Monument, I was quite amazed with the beauty of Washington D.C.'s landmarks and very proud to be able to see them, came back after that couple more times to everthing again, and again <a href="ht...
  • Nov 19, 2010

    My first trip outside of US after I moved here, this was quite an experience that prompted me to keep on travelling! <a href="http://s1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb408/dorqui22/?action=view&amp;current=u029.jpg" target="_blank">...
  • Nov 19, 2010

    it was hard and exciting at the same time, late spring day, gorgeous day, how could you stay indoor? later this experience pushed me to take a landscape painting course outdoors during my graduate studies, it was great to step outside of...
  • Nov 19, 2010

    Homestead 2003
  • Nov 19, 2010

    Breath-taking <a href="http://s1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb408/dorqui22/?action=view&amp;current=italy179.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb408/dorqui22/italy179.jpg" border="0" alt="Pant...
  • Nov 19, 2010

    You must see it! <a href="http://s1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb408/dorqui22/?action=view&amp;current=italy530.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb408/dorqui22/italy530.jpg" border="0" alt="C...
  • Nov 19, 2010

    Almost done teaching my 3rd class this year, Art Appreciation 111 at FTCC in Fayetteville, NC. So much work, yet, so satisfying!
  • Nov 19, 2010

    Master's of Art in Art Education from SUNY at Oswego
  • Nov 19, 2010

    attended bartending school in Miami and then worked as a bartender in Miami and New York State
  • Nov 20, 2009

    It was organized on my birthday and it was Communist Party to remember: from Soviets, rationed food and drinks, to two sheets of toilet paper, and then Communist Party IDs and the Gulag in the backyard, where you were reeducated by liste...
  • Aug 14, 2009

    I absolutely adored Venice, there is nothing like it! You must see it! <a href="http://s1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb408/dorqui22/?action=view&amp;current=italy3103.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1204.photobucket.co...
  • Aug 8, 2009

    Absolutely stunning & beautiful <a href="http://s1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb408/dorqui22/?action=view&amp;current=italy1096.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb408/dorqui22/italy1...
  • Aug 6, 2009

    went on a 10 day trip to Italy: 3 days in Rome, 2 days in Florence, 2 days in Tuscany and 2 days in Venice! the best trip  ever!
  • May 1, 2009

    Cinco de Mayo seems to be the best occasion to do this! Unibrow and everything else! <a href="http://s1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb408/dorqui22/?action=view&amp;current=l16.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1204.photob...
  • Apr 15, 2009

    I climbed 2 different lighthouses, one in Conzumel and one in Outerbanks! I got to get in shape! <a href="http://s1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb408/dorqui22/?action=view&amp;current=cr091062.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="ht...
  • Apr 13, 2009

    Cayman Islands, what an experience! <a href="http://s1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb408/dorqui22/?action=view&amp;current=P4140015.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb408/dorqui22/P4140015.jpg...
  • Apr 4, 2009

    Carnival Cruise to Western Caribbean, so much fun, so little time! <a href="http://s1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb408/dorqui22/?action=view&amp;current=cr09875.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1204.photobucket.com/albu...
  • Oct 27, 2008

    went to McCain/Palin rally in Fayetteville, NC 2008 <a href="http://s1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb408/dorqui22/?action=view&amp;current=f028.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb408/dorqui22/...
  • Oct 3, 2008

    Concord, NC 2008, The best Renaissance Faire ever! <a href="http://s1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb408/dorqui22/?action=view&amp;current=163.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb408/dorqui22/16...
  • Jul 31, 2008

    Officially sold my first painting in 2008 (and it wasn't to my friends of family members!) <a href="http://s1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb408/dorqui22/?action=view&amp;current=z101.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1204...
  • May 2, 2008

    Got license in 1993 and started riding my little Yamaha Intruder, then graduated to my Harley Sportster in 2008! <a href="http://s1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb408/dorqui22/?action=view&amp;current=margaritafriday047.jpg" target="...
  • Feb 29, 2008

    Casted my first face in school, began casting faces on regular basis in 2008 <a href="http://s1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb408/dorqui22/?action=view&amp;current=l064.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1204.photobucket.c...
  • Oct 15, 2007

    Danced since 2007, became a member of Kindred Spirits Belly Dancing Troupe <a href="http://s1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb408/dorqui22/?action=view&amp;current=c057.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1204.photobucket.com...
  • Feb 28, 2005

    Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC <a href="http://s1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb408/dorqui22/?action=view&amp;current=u010.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb408/dorqui22/u010.jpg" border="...
  • Jul 31, 2004

    It's pretty good deal and I can update it anytime I want. The format was much different (and better) when I signed up for it, but I guess they have updated their own design of the website website  website 2
  • May 31, 2004

    Did some awesome sailing on Oneida Lake with Kelly and John who took me in and showed me how to do it! Best times ever!
  • Oct 13, 2000

    I did it with my hubby and kids somewhere on the back roads of Homestead away from all the city lights of Miami. We brought an air mattress and laid down to look up, but we didn't stay there very long... Cops came to check us out like we...
  • May 7, 1999

    Finally got my Bachelor's in Fine Art! It felt so good! Next one please! <a href="http://s1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb408/dorqui22/?action=view&amp;current=u028.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1204.photobucket.com/a...
  • Oct 31, 1994

    Best driving ever, no limits on selected parts of Autobahn. I wasn't happy about paying my insurance premiums though...
  • May 23, 1989

    2 beautiful boys, now they are manly men! <a href="http://s1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb408/dorqui22/?action=view&amp;current=u005.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1204.photobucket.com/albums/bb408/dorqui22/u005.jpg" ...
  • May 31, 1988

    I have been speaking English since 1984, but I fully began using it in March of 1988 when I went to Germany! I'm still fluent in Polish!
  • Jun 8, 1981

    I milked a cow on a farm of my parents' friends long long time ago. It took a while to figure out "pulling motion", but I still remember being amazed with getting milk into a bucket, then pouring it into a glass and drinking it!
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