Monday, March 31, 2008

The Door Project

I have recently become aware that I have some sort of fascination with doors. One of my passions is architecture photography and my dining room is decorated with many images that I have taken around Kansas City...and two of the photos are of doors.

This one...

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And this one...

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And as I was looking at them today...I started thinking of other pictures of doors that I have taken over the years.

Such as...

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Why do I photograph doors? Very interesting. Any theories? Regardless...now that I am aware of my tendency to photograph doors I would like to add to the collection! So if you know of some doors worthy of being photographed...I would appreciate your suggestions!

Saturday, March 29, 2008

Longing for Spring

While autumn is my favorite season, spring is a very very close second. And I am very anxiously awaiting its arrival! I want warmer temperatures, some sunshine (I'll take partly cloudy) and FLOWERS! Some color!

So I'm posting a few colorful pics of Evey. I love her little mouth here...

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She's a sweet girl.

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Can you spot the little tooth on the bottom?

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Maddox is still doing everything he can to avoid the camera...in fact this is a picture I took where he literally started running away as soon as he saw the camera. What a stinker!

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Still managed to get a cute one. It's all good. ;-)

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Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Grandma Easter Part 2

Evey had a wardrobe change prior to going to Grandma Donna's house for Easter dinner. Here is her stylin' little dress...

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Luckily we had the matching cardigan since it was so cold! And she is also sporting her very first hair bow!

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Grandma Donna watching the kids play...

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Maddox having a fabulous time with his cousins...

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Evey was enjoying her favorite toy these days...

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But also really enjoyed the tissue paper that came in her gift from Aunt Chris...

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Then it was time for yet another egg hunt. Egg hunts are Maddox's favorite part of Easter...even more than the candy. We start off the day with an egg hunt at our house, followed by an egg hunt at each Grandma's house. I really regret that I did not run out and get pictures of Grandpa Lee hiding these eggs! He did it so fast...I bet it would have been entertaining to watch! But I did snag a few of Maddox as he roamed the yard in search of eggs...

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Okay...that completes our Easter recap in an eggshell. ;-)
Hope everyone enjoyed their Easter as well!

Monday, March 24, 2008

Grandma Easter Part 1

We had a lovely time at Grandma Nita's yesterday. Evey got to join everyone at the table this time...dining on rice cereal with some applesauce. Mmmmm...

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Grandma Nita had pulled out the "vintage" highchair (I'm guessing 35 years old) and Evey thought it was fantastic fun. Not only can you see yourself...it makes a nice loud noise when you bang on the metal tray! They just don't make 'em like they used to!

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It was almost too much fun. All that banging wore the poor baby out and she passed out on Grandma for a little nap.

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Meanwhile, we headed outside (brrrrr...) for the egg hunt. They had some very cool eggs. Some were very naturey "eggs" that resembled nuts and stones...others had hooks and hung on branches and what not. Maddox had a little trouble with the hooks...check out the intensity in his face as he tries to get this egg.

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Maddox really enjoyed the egg hunt...though he was the lone hunter since the cousins have been sick and were unable to make the trip from Jeff City.

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We also celebrated Jay's cousin Kira's birthday. And given its proximity to Easter this year...Anita made a bunny cake!

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So we lit the bunny on fire...

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Then we made the birthday girl carve it up so we could eat it...Happy Birthday Kira!

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It was very tasty. Poor little rabbit...

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The other highlight for Maddox was playing Mario with Grandpa Bob...

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Jay watching the Mario action...

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Maddox really got into the game at times!

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I will plan on posting some pics from Easter at Grandma Donna's house sometime tomorrow!

Saturday, March 22, 2008

Easter Eve

Baby Bunny...

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A slightly different perspective...

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Maddox was too cool for bunny ears. But he was very excited about coloring the eggs!

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And by special request - a few pics from last years' egg hunt at the zoo...

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Wishing you all a HAPPY EASTER!