“Sons are a heritage from the LORD, children a reward from him.” Psalm 127:3
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Her great aunt wore this organza slip and dress as a flower girl about 70 years ago. She asked that I photograph her grand-niece wearing it, and this is just one of many captures as she played on her bed.
My style is simply to follow a child as he/she plays and capture the memories!
Sweet P phoned her cousins to ask them to come to her tea party. She was so excited!
Among her guests were Chloe Bunny, Barney Cabbage Patch, Benedict Bunny, and Piglet.
No one minded that this Two served tea and cookies in her pink and white slips.
A good time was had by all!
Posted in A Child's Play, Children, Families, Family Memories, lifestyle photography, Memories, natural light photography, Redheads, Relationships, Snapshots, SOOC, Tea Party, Toddlers, Twos, Vintage Style
Tagged Children, children's play, creativity, cuddle and kind, Family, Life, Relationships, Tea Party
The worst day of fishing is better than the best day at work.
Sunset fishing at Lake Taneycomo in southern Missouri. He got his line wet, the fish weren’t biting, but he went to sleep relaxed.
It’s all about the bait. And being patient.
Posted in Botanicals, Families, Family Memories, Fishing, God's beautiful creation, Lakes and Rivers, Landscape, Memories, Missouri Lakes & Rivers, natural light photography, Nature, Nature's Beauty, Peace-filled Retirement, Photo Notecards, Reflections, Relaxation, Senior Citizens, Silhouettes, Snapshots, SOOC, Spring, travel, Water
Tagged Fishing, Missouri lakes, Reflections, Retirement living, Sunsets, travel
Looking forward to digging in the garden and planting beautiful veggies and blooms — dreaming through these next few months!
Love the colors in a variety of ornamental cabbage plants that range from dark to light shades. It’s fun to browse the seed catalogs and plan …
Posted in Botanicals, Family Memories, Fauna, Garden Blooms, Gardening, Gardens, God's beautiful creation, Landscape, Lifestyle, lifestyle photography, Macros, Memories, My Gardens, natural light photography, Nature, Nature's Beauty, Perennials, Snapshots, SOOC, Vegetable Gardening OurBackyard
Tagged Gardening, Life, nature
The lightest snowfall provides a background for such interesting bird prints!
Posted in Animals & Insects, Birds, God's beautiful creation, Lifestyle, lifestyle photography, Memories, natural light photography, Nature, Nature's Beauty, Snapshots, Snow, SOOC, Winter
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“A bad day fishing is better than a good day at work!”
These two with their O’Pa at a favorite pond are simply happy to be casting and reeling and catching little biters.
Posted in Children, Families, Family Memories, God's beautiful creation, Grandparenting, Lifestyle, lifestyle photography, Memories, Missouri Lakes & Rivers, natural light photography, Nature, Nature's Beauty, Reflections, Relationships, Relaxation, Senior Citizens, Snapshots, SOOC, Textures, Winter
Tagged Children, Family, Fishing, Grandchildren, Grandparents, Life, nature, Relationships
Flowers make me happy, especially in the bleak winter days when the sun doesn’t shine for weeks on end!
Alstromerias can be found in a variety of colors in our local florists’ shops and gardening stores. These are a bright spot on a January day!
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Tagged Flowers, Gardening, Life