Monthly Archives: December 2016

Out with 2016 and in with 2017

This has been an incredibly fast year to me.  We’ve traveled to Arizona, New Mexico, New Hampshire, Maine and back home to Missouri – twice.  I had a birthday party, during a heat wave of all things,  that was attended … Continue reading

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End of year bits and pieces – Selfie

While writing my wrap up of 2016 I came across this “selfie” I had completely forgotten about.  This was taken in Bar Harbor, Maine in September right after I had taken some sunrise shots by the harbor.  Normally I don’t … Continue reading

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End of year bits and pieces – Wine Time

My naivete about wines goes back many years but I will say I have gotten better.  When I was living in Missouri I only knew about certain wines based upon what a server at a restaurant would recommend (sometimes that … Continue reading

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End of year bits and pieces – Skating Away

Taken in downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico.  How they could go down the street on skateboards while carrying snacks and drinking some water is beyond me.  I can’t even stand on one of the things 😉  

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Our gift and a few words about newborn photography

Our little nugget of love and joy has warmed all of our hearts to the brim.  Is he spoiled much? Is it even possible to spoil a newborn? Do I care and am I going to stop?  No way.  This … Continue reading

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Me, Yuley, and Julenisse – Throwback Thursday

(This post was first run in 2013 when I was home to visit family and friends for Thanksgiving.  The St. Charles Christmas Traditions had just begun and the weather wasn’t as grey and so very cold as it was on … Continue reading

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One of these things is not like the others…

And happened to be hawking roasted chestnuts that were being sold right across the lane; awfully good balancing act going on too!  

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