Monthly Archives: October 2008

Happy Halloween!

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!! Turns out, my husband is a pretty great pumpkin carver! These are a few of the pumpkins that grew in our backyard this year. It was quite a surprise to see them pop up as we didn’t intentionally plant them. They grew in an area where we had a compost pile going under...

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Love Thursday: Family

It’s “Love Thursday” over at Shutter Sisters and today’s theme is Family. I’m showcasing my favorite picture of me with my “baby” sisters. A few years ago we realized that we were all grown-up and were being pulled in different directions. The youngest had just turned 18 and the other was graduating from Basic out...

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I Am

“You should be a writer,” a friend of mine told me. “I love your pictures. Did you go to school for that?” another friend asks. And so I wonder, how does one earn the title of writer or photographer? Is it in your blood? Must you have a degree? When I was a little girl...

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The Clematis

Once upon a time, There was a little vine. We put it in the ground, And hoped it would be sound. Each day it stretched and grew, Always happy. Never blue. Then one day it started to bloom, We were afraid it would run out of room. That old post was covered in yellow, We...

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Face It

I love to take pictures of faces. While I’m always striving to diversify I find myself instinctively getting in close to capture sparkling eyes and blushing cheeks. I’m drawn to expressions and feel that through my lens I see “the real you.” I see the face that shows your personality and is honest about your...

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Autumn Dreams

I heart Fall with all my heart. Something about the colors and smells and excitement of change stirs my inner me. The me that is secretly relieved I don’t have to shave my legs quite as often or blast the air conditioning wherever I go. I jump for joy that it’s boot season again and...

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Love Thursday

When I first started dating my husband I learned early on that he had had a vasecotomy. He already had one great son and didn’t think he’d ever want anymore. So, as our relationship grew and we eventually got married I settled on the idea that we would never have children….until this little nugget showed...

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