Author Archives: Bonnie Schupp

About Bonnie Schupp

Photographer and Renaissance woman.

Travel 30 Years Later

A look at 1984 and 2014 road trips Common in 2014, cell phone cameras did not exist in 1984. Thirty-some years ago, my husband David and I took several road trips to explore California and other areas out west. With … Continue reading

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Building B at the MVA

Waiting at the MVA Seems like it was just two years ago but the Motor Vehicle Administration of Maryland informs me that after eight years, it is time to renew my license. They also tell me that I need to … Continue reading

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Road Trip

Husband David and I are on a road trip. We are exploring four of six states we have not seen–Iowa, Nebraska, and the Dakotas. When we return, that will leave Alaska and Hawaii and then we’ll be able to say … Continue reading

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Advice to Bride and Groom

Advice from Bonnie Schupp (me) and David Ettlin (my husband) to bride and groom. We have been married for 34 years so we have had time to test out this advice!…… 

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Education Reform Wears Blinders – Part 1

Dr. Bonnie J. Schupp, retired educator, taught in Baltimore City, Annapolis and Pasadena, Maryland. Youth Dreamers display at Artscape © Bonnie J. Schupp 2014 Trends come and go Sadly, our culture has become one with short-attention spans spurred on by … Continue reading

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Education Reform Wears Blinders – Part 2

A look at the American education system and the testing issue: The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice are Undermining Education, by Diane Ravitch, 2011 by Basic Books, New York. There is an … Continue reading

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Camera Lens Incites Paranoia

The lens incites paranoia. In the past 40 years or so, I have experienced other people’s paranoia because I shoot lots of photos–innocent and not intrusive or pornographic, mind you.This paranoia seems to be growing with the ubiquity of cameras … Continue reading

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