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Saturday, May 16, 2015

Flower Picking

My family went flower picking for our first time. Not only did we come home with some beautiful tulips, but we had the opportunity to take some pictures.

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Cooper's Hawk

A few weeks ago, the girls and I saw a hawk in a tree just in front of the house.  I tried to get a picture of it, but apparently the mighty hawk is a bit camera shy.  I had barely raised the camera to my eye when it took flight.  Sadly, I was not able to get my camera settings correct before the hawk was gone.  Last week, my second oldest went out front to play, and the she quickly came scampering back into the house to breathlessly tell me that the hawk was back.  I snatched my camera off the table, asked the girls to stay in the house and watch their brother while I tried to snap a few pictures.  Since I remember how shy the hawk is, I took the pictures through the branches of some trees that were by my house.  After looking at the pictures, we discovered our local hawk is a Cooper's Hawk.

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Hurray! Snow!

We finally got a really good snow.  Well, we had a decent one before, but last weekend we got about 10 inches!!  It was all powdery, so not good for fort or snowman building, but great for sledding.  Since it happened on the weekend, my husband was home.  I was able to escape the house and go for a snowy walk all by myself, which of course meant I brought along my camera, and this is what I got.  I wish it had been a wetter snow, as they tend to be a bit more picturesque, but you can see how hard it was snowing from these.

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Sunday, February 22, 2015

Quick Post

Just a quick post to show you what's been keeping me busy.

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Aren't they cute?  What a good way to keep busy.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Best Face of 2014 - I Heart Faces Challenge

I am entering the I Heart Faces Photo challenge.  The theme is "Best Face of 2014."  This is from July, when my son was born.  My five year old daughter (one of his three sisters) is holding him, and she loves him so.

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Feel free to either look at the other wonderful photographs in the contest or enter one of your own.

Monday, October 27, 2014

A Different Perspective

I just wanted to try something a little different.  This is what I got.

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Sunday, October 5, 2014

My Boys

I still can't believe I get to say "my boys."  Has it really been almost 3 months since my son was born?  The time is flying by.

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I feel I need to make a comment about the first picture, since my husband pointed out it looks like he is suffocating our little boy. He isn't. My husband is only holding the pacifier.