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A certain family member (Uncle Joe Joe) refuses to get FB so he’s been begging me to start posting more pictures of the boys.  I’m going to try to be better at that for anyone who is checking in! Today I am home with Will because he hurt his foot and the Dr. wants him to “take it easy.”  I’ve gotten into this habit of looking for pockets of light.  I can be driving along and see a place where the sun is streaming through the trees and I find myself dreaming about pulling over and taking pictures.  Problem is … Read more


“A good snapshot keeps a moment from running away.”  –Eudora Welty It seems like the days just keep passing by.  I can’t believe that Sam is three and Will has become a little boy in the blink of an eye.  They are quickly leaving behind all traces of their babyhood.  It’s bittersweet.  This phase is full of wonder and excitement.   They both can genuinely return love with hugs, kisses and I love yous.  In many ways parenting these little people now is more rewarding than when they were little babes (more challenging too).  Everyday I am excited to see what new thing … Read more

More Fall Fun

Today was another beautiful fall day.  While Matt raked the yard the boys got some fresh air.  Looking out the bedroom window I couldn’t help but grab our camera and go capture some of the fun! Sam was really hamming it up for the camera.  I love that he was so carefree!  Will was running around like a lunatic – I got more pictures of his back as he ran away than anything else. I’ve been wanting to learn more about our digital camera and some basic digital editing and have been spending some of my new found free time … Read more

The Cat and the Hat: Zombie Edition

Halloween has come and gone but thanks to the modern miracle of film (or digital pictures) the memories can live on forever.  This year we dressed the boys up as Thing 1 and Thing 2.  This is something I had been looking forward too since the day Will was born (literally).  And to complete the ensemble I went a little crazy with the black eye liner and threw on a hat and tie. Halloween 2012 – The Cat and Thing 1 and 2 The boys were clearly not as excited about this get up as I was.  And the white … Read more