Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Hello 2010!

I had to prepare this post early as we're shooting a wedding up North New Year's Eve and staying in a motel so we don't have to worry about the crazy drivers, and I imagine we'll be sleeping in New Year's day/today, whatever, then driving home. Hope you all had a safe and joyous celebration!

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My daughter has a cute little scene and my camera found it.


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My favorite part of the scene. :0)


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HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Monday, December 29, 2008

Twisted Twister

Ta-da, letter T in the A-Z Photo Challenge


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Twister in a Tantrum?


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The Twinkle in a mama's eyes when she looks at her Toddler.


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A Trio on a Trail.


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Three delightfully Trotting


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Twister the photographer.


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Astonished Tristan – I think he may need his own blog soon for his views on the world.

Sunday, December 28, 2008

Fortunate Macro Monday


Macro Monday is easy to play, snap a macro (or any close-up) photo, post it on your blog and come back here and sign Mr Linky. Don't forget to visit each other. :)


fortune cookie


What is up with fortune cookies nowadays?! They don't really predict the future or give nice thoughtful quotes.


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:) We are very happy together :)


There are so many things wrong with that 'fortune' that I don't know where to start. Since I went with the literal translation, I assume that 'we' means the fortune cookie and I, so. . . I ate it. I have to say that I don't feel any happier for it. Maybe I should eat the paper.


Don't forget to sign Mr Linky.



Saturday, December 27, 2008

Spooky Unique Country Cemetery

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I need to periodically post some photos from warmer days to help remind myself that there is beauty and warmth buried under the snow.


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One, bright, warm, fall day we stumbled upon this little country cemetery. It was the most unique cemetery I have ever been to.


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There were several wooden crosses. . .


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. . . a line of pvc crosses. . .


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. . .and then there were the ghosts hanging from the trees. How do you think they got there and, um, why?

Friday, December 26, 2008

Many friendly Squirrels



Camera Critters

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This seems a perfect time to share the different squirrels I've seen this year.


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Sloppily Snacking Squirrel.


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Shy Black Squirrel.


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Scavenging red Squirrel.


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Even found a blonde Squirrel.

Thursday, December 25, 2008

Treats for them and treats for me

PhotoStory Friday
Hosted by Cecily and MamaGeek

christmas dog treats


We picked up some gourmet dog treats for the pups at Sugar Cubed when we were there.


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A little pricey, $6.95, but they need some Christmas love too.


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candy shoes


Hubby brought me candy! How sweet is that? He also brought me a birdhouse made from the toe portion of a clog but I haven't taken a photo of it yet.


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Lets open some candy! Pretty flowers on the inside.


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Tiny little shoes!


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Yummy!

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Christmas is family

Merry Christmas


I gathered the antique high chair, the Starbucks deer and a Santa hat. As I played with them to take a photo and make a little Christmas post, Twister decided to help out.


Merry Christmas


And Fibi reprimanded him. Lordy, how I love him! But I think he gave a better idea for a Christmas post anyway.


Merry Christmas


So, with Haden's help, I plopped Tristan into the high chair, Haden stuck the hat on him while I gave him a candy cane and I had to snap really quick before he threw that hat off. I'd like to say that I gave Tristan some practice with the Santa hat that helped Dennis get some nice shots over on the Newdae Photography blog. He actually put the hat on for that one and I just love that photo!


Merry Christmas


I feel so very blessed that our family has expanded so much this year. Our second grandson, Coltin, is now 3 months old and thriving. I think the little wink is his way of telling me that he knows how special and loved he is.


Merry Christmas


Adrianna, our first granddaughter, is now a week old and she's pretty much sleeping through the holiday. But rest assured Santa has not forgotten her, even though she's too little to notice.


Merry Christmas



We all hope you have a wonderful holiday!


PS – Dennis posted a few photos that I really wanted to share of the grandkids and I'm hoping you can pop over there and see our little Guitar Hero master and you can see how much Twister loves his baby sister.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Wishing you a Peaceful Christmas

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peace ornament


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A squirrel and a shrew snappily slide in the snow

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Soldier's Grave

sandhill cranes
Sandhill Cranes

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Scattering Sandhill Cranes

snappers
Scoopful of Snappers in Sawdust

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Sharing

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Smiling Snappers

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Silly Sleeping Squirrel
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Snacking Squirrel

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Sloping Snow

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When you live in a State that gets lots of Snow there are Special designated places for Snow piling. This is one place that the piles will grow throughout the winter and last well into Spring.

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Slick Slides of Snow

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A Shrew completes my S entry in Martha's A-Z Photo Challenge.