Five is Fantastic!!!

Gianna bounds into my life each fall so that I can have the joy of capturing a slice of who she is each year.

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Bowling Fun!

Each year when my kids were small we would celebrate Children’s Day… just seemed fair – they had celebrated Mother’s and Father’s Day!  And so the tradition with grandchildren begins!

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Gavin at 4

Several years ago I met Gavin.  A sweet baby with a wonderful mom and dad who came along with him.  He has grown quickly and each year since he turned one I have had the chance to see him again.  The same sweet, somewhat mischievous personality that showed when he was an infant still comes out at this age.

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Paige

Spring… and the end of the school year bring Senior portrait sessions.

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What Is Precious To You?

Grateful to live in a country where life is full of good.   We have so much joy.  So much that is precious. My blog today is from years of joy.   I had a grandmother who loved all of us fiercely and so there are many memories of her visits with us.  She was a strong influence in my life.

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What Is Precious To You?

Sweet moment with some of my sisters and Grandma
Sweet moment with some of my sisters and Grandma

Grateful to live in a country where life is full of good.   We have so much joy.  So much that is precious. My blog today is from years of joy.   I had a grandmother who loved all of us fiercely and so there are many memories of her visits with us.  She was a strong influence in my life.

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Two of the best gifts ever from God!  Children are such a blessing.  What are your best gifts in life?

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The joy of friendship!

Doesn’t this picture bring memories of your childhood friend?

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 The joy of new life.  With all the sorrow and destruction, there is hope with each new baby …

When I see my children with their children I smile broadly.

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 My two gifts from so many years ago multiplied into 4 of the sweetest and funniest souls I have met to date.

My prejudice shows – I know that!!   How have your joys multiplied?

 

 Faith… Hope … Love – God teaches us that these are the best of gifts.  Thankful that my life is brimming with them all.  Wishing you the same!

And also … maybe a chocolate milk mustache!

 

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What Is Precious To You?

Sweet moment with some of my sisters and Grandma
Sweet moment with some of my sisters and Grandma

Grateful to live in a country where life is full of good.   We have so much joy.  So much that is precious. My blog today is from years of joy.   I had a grandmother who loved all of us fiercely and so there are many memories of her visits with us.  She was a strong influence in my life.

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Two of the best gifts ever from God!  Children are such a blessing.  What are your best gifts in life?

3

The joy of friendship!

Doesn’t this picture bring memories of your childhood friend?

4

 The joy of new life.  With all the sorrow and destruction, there is hope with each new baby …

When I see my children with their children I smile broadly.

7

 My two gifts from so many years ago multiplied into 4 of the sweetest and funniest souls I have met to date.

My prejudice shows – I know that!!   How have your joys multiplied?

 

 Faith… Hope … Love – God teaches us that these are the best of gifts.  Thankful that my life is brimming with them all.  Wishing you the same!

And also … maybe a chocolate milk mustache!

 

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Happy Birthday Preston!

It was almost six years ago that I shared in the joy of photographing the wedding of Beatris and Claudiu.

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International Women’s Month

It’s Women’s history month.  Always think it odd that there is a month for a specific cause.  But we like to do that, don’t we?  We celebrate anything for a month and then – I guess – go back to forgetting the latest honorees.

So – for Women’s month – who do I remember as influential when I was growing up? And why were they important to me? It was mostly people who served others.  Clara Barton.  If you do not know her, she was the founder of the American Red Cross.  Very influential in my choice of thinking I wanted to be a nurse when I grew up… until I met chemistry!

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Marin