wind

la de da

here are some faves.

me and my bag and coat and shoes.  yes, coat in arizona.  it was cool and windy.

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this photo represents our food parties.  #1  m&m’s and water.  #2  ramen and bread and water.  #3 jello and ramen and water.

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we picked grapefruit and tangelos from our grandparents’ trees.

i love this photo because:

the focus is on the orange one.

the orange one pops.

the orange one, i guess i shall say the tangelo, is in a visual sweet spot.

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this one is rather cool.

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bit of enlightenment:

putting a jug full of water outside will detract dogs.  like un attract them.  bother them so they don’t come to the front of your house.  supposedly.  it works, i think.  i didn’t witness it work, but i heard first hand accounts from reliable witnesses.

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family photo!

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road trip

 

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 funny photo of us in the car.

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haha this photo is funny too… and i won’t tell a funny quote clara said, but she asked me not to, but she doesn’t know i already put it on facebook…

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we visited a big cross with  a statue garden of different scenes from jesus’ crucifiction, and here melissa and daddy are pretending to be disciples suprised at the empty tomb.

 it was really windy.

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i like this photo of melly… even though she probably doesn’t.

 

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we got to meet our cousin asher!!

 

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Mom got to quilt with Mema.

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kid-sitting and…jumping?

i babysit these adorable kids that i just love.

how rylee writes is just precious.  how she forms the letters and numbers is so cute.  but i bet i probably was like that when i was first learning.

and i don’t know if you can see it very well, but her E at the end of LOVE  is like 2 1/2 inches long.  i love it.

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and of course, while they were napping, i went outside and took pictures of myself jumping.  one does that every time you babysit, right?

but this time i had a purpose.  my cousin mary’s birthday.

i love my face in this one.  jumping off playground equipment makes great photos, but i wanted to land on land- not shovels or slides.

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i have another one that’s similar to this one, but i’m looking down.  i was jumping basically onto my camera, and didn’t really want to come down feet first on it.

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izzle and beer

… root beer that is.

and here are some jewels of the many photos i took at my birthday party.

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photo with coffee cans 100_30931

photo with salt and pepper shakers 100_3134

photo with a photo that remotely looks like you:

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what do you think?  do we look anything like the photos?

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emily wore olivia’s glasses.  because they were rounder than mine.  but you can hardly tell that the antique lady has glasses.  they’re tiny.

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i love this photo.  like the focus, and everythin.

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poor little broken bikini doll.

maybe she’s an antique barbie.

maybe she broke her neck because she dove into shallow water.

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ha! breanna looks funny.

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group photo #2

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the crazy trio.

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woohoo! boy shorts.

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i’m really proud of how many faces i fit into this photo.

oh, and this is the picture with (root) beer.

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playing quelf.  the most insanely fun random board game ever.

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team super ninja monkey!

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banana split.

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sporting our handmade AWESOME scarves.

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yes, we painted our nails outside. in the cold.  and in the wind. and in the treehouse.

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