“Hey! You’re baking”

it rained in South Carolina like it never rained before last weekend.  It rained so hard the streets flooded and it was best not to go outside. 

bananna bread logoSo I decided to do two things I very much enjoy 

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as my kids walked in to the kitchen one by one they each said with joy: “Hey! You’re baking!” and then silence as they noticed: the tripod, camera and black board . . .  and said almost somberly, “or are you just photographing?”

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because sometimes I am known to do one and not the other . . . but, this day – this very rainy day. . . they were in luck . . .

I did both. 

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1001 Gifts:

550.) friends coming over to play

551.) hugs from my girls

552.) a day spent with the youngest and son number two

553.) dancing shoes

554.) dinner being cooked

555.) complements from my oldest about photos taken

556.) photo awards

557.) being reminded how much love there is says the girl who loves to dance

558.) help with gifts to see better

559.) wonderful sons and daughters

560.) people to clean up after

561.) drip, drip, drip of the coffee pot

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“October’s Party”

October gave a party;
The leaves by hundreds came,

The Ashes, Oaks, and Maples,
And leaves of every name.

Vines, Chair and Logo

The sunshine spread a carpet,
And every thing was grand;

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Miss Weather led the dancing;
Professor Wind, the band….

Vines, pumkins and logo

The sight was like a rainbow
New-fallen from the sky….
~George Cooper, “October’s Party

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535.) leaves changing

536.) rain

537.) reflections in puddles

538.) sunning shinning through

539.) over due lunch lunch out

540.) Mass celebrating life once lived

541.) missing the one whose passed

542.) cool mornings

543.) favorite songs

544.) hearing good news

545.) watching a nephew grow and mature

546.) a smile of recognition

547.) safe travels

548.) he can fix anything – always

549.) kids building each other up