Friday, April 1, 2011

Orphaned Photos – Pre-Spring Version.

Ali, playing on the very same Homewood Park Caterpillar that Chris and I played on as kids:

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IMG_1796 …apparently, it’s one of the few playground items from our childhood that hasn’t been banned for lawsuit prevention.

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On missions night in Cubbies, Ali went as a Chinese girl. I tried to straighten her hair. It didn’t work so well.

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Noah being charming as always.

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If I had known how delightful a happy baby was,

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I might not have waited four years.

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(Sorry Ali. I love you immensely, but in the happiest-baby contest, Noah wins by a landslide.)

(But don’t worry. He’d have to be pretty close to perfect to beat you in the toddler category.)

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Attempts at photographing my two kids…

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Eh. Forget it. I’ll just keep photographing them separately.

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Ali got a hair cut. When wet, her hair was all the way down to her waist.

(She wanted to grow it long enough so that she could accidentally tee-tee on it…but I wasn’t too excited about that idea.)

Before and after:

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After her salon pampering, she felt quite glamorous…

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We went to the Botanical Gardens last Saturday (along with half of the city – the other half was next door at the Zoo…)

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Ali loved all of the “Japanese Cherry Possums”…

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And always likes to get her picture taken at the bridge on which Gramamma and Pop got married.

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She “allowed” me to take a few more pictures of her…

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I wish I got my eyes from her.

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And, for the most graceful shot of the day…

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Garden allergies, perhaps?

6 comments:

Jackamo said...

Love the pics! I didn't know your parents got married there. It is one of my favorite spots.

Lora said...

So glad you are continuing to enjoy a happy baby! They are wonderful things!

Jill said...

Great pics! Those are 2 cutie-pies!

Mama Hen said...

Yep, happy babies are wonderful. Its hard to be in a bad mood when a happy baby is around.

She wanted to accidently tee-tee on her hair????

Tanya Ott said...

what cutie pies! I would die for those curls :)

jennifer said...

You are having the time of your life, aren't you. Being the Mommy of two precious kiddos seems to really suit you (which is a good thing).

Many moms have pictures of the zoned-out-watching-tv nose pick, but how many think to photograph the full forearm... (forarm?)... wrist to elbow nose wipe? YOU are a pro.