Monday, July 23, 2012


My blog has moved to a new location:
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I hope to see you there!

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

busy bee...

...with little time for blogging presently. I am editing my first wedding and will blog again when that is behind me. Meanwhile, here are a few photos from our big wedding weekend that I plucked out of the bunch after editing. My sisters were, again, such a huge help and support to me through my first big event. 

Taking pictures at Hemingway's; and...eating Lobster Bisque
My indispensable second-shooter
And the one who made sure I ate during all the hectic-ness ♥

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

sarah goes to atlanta

In April, Sarah took her first trip to Atlanta. I had wanted to take her for a long time and the opportunity finally came: a girls trip with my mother-in-law and her mother-in-law to visit my aunt-in-law. Simple.
Chatter over breakfast - by Sarah
Six {related} womenfolk together over a weekend and nothing too crazy happened. Well, depending on your definition of crazy. We only got lost once at night, actually didn't fight, and laughed until we cried and our stomachs hurt.

Sarah did not get her picture taken with the skyline; we unfortunately didn't have time to hike Stone Mountain; nor did we do our usual trip to REI.

She did, however, get to see the BIG CHICKEN and get her photo with him.

She did get to go to Anthropologie (our first time) and not only buy a tea cup but also watercolor with our cousin Whitney at the kids' table.

Such things make her very happy.

She did get to stuff herself with THE Italian food, authentic Mexican, Trader Joe's healthy stuff; she did get to go to a yarn show and meet the yarn moose; and as we all must do when we visit, walk the neighborhood and Pam's yard to survey all of her plants.

I only wish we had gotten a picture of our ride home when Sarah and I were stuffed in the back seat with a box of over-flowing fragile orchids, which as you must know are much more affordable in the Atlanta area.

So, this may have been the perfectly-fitting trip for Sarah after all.

Sunday, May 20, 2012

ruth's 13th birthday

Already a year later, and Ruthie is 13. Slowly my parents house is being taken over by teenagers. 

I am really enjoying sitting back and watching my baby sisters grow into beautiful young women. They are definitely a pride and joy to me.

I love you, Ruthie; you have many talents and will do grand things with them...just wait and see.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

outdoors in early spring

As is obvious, I have neglected my blog for the past couple of months. Spring has been a busy time for me and the internet has fallen down the priority list; however, I like to keep up with my pictures and update the blog for my faithful readers (what dear people come to mind!). I hope to do a little catching up here in the near future.

For starters, here are a few pictures of early spring. A lot of them were taken for fun while riding around where I live, and while following on the heels of Neil and Opal.
My appreciation and love for the southern landscape continues to grow as I get older.

Hiking Blackwater

One of my newer hobbies: bringing the outside in by creating terrariums from little plantlings I find in the woods.