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My passion is decorating with vintage and antique finds on a budget. There was a time when I wouldn't have dreamed of going into a goodwill. That day has passed. :) My second love is scrapbooking all those special family moments for posterity, and I recently set up my very own scrapbooking room. I have three beautiful children, two sons and a daughter as well as a sweet (albeit full blooded Yankee) daughter-in-law and two grandgirls. I also enjoy gardening, meeting new friends and relaxing on my patio in the evenings with a glass of fine wine. During the summer of 2001, I spent two glorious weeks at Kennedy Space Center. I've been somewhat of a space geek ever since....

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Monday, May 10, 2010

Mother's Day Pics

Some members of the family who will remain UNNAMED tend to wince when the trusty old camera comes out...... I don't understand it. Here I am trying to document these special times for posterity and I get strange grimaces. GEEZ!!!!! What's a mom to do but snap those shots anyway.... KK, your habits are rubbing off on your wee niece. Shame on you!!! And no, you are NOT seeing double.... The two on the left are the identicals of the triplet brood. The two on the right are fraternal twins. Aren't they all simply adorable?
Here's a shot of all five of them.... Haylee, Emma or Isabella, Isabella or Emma (can't ever tell them apart), Alexandria covering her face, and Brooke hanging onto her daddy....

Beating and pounding on the countertop demanding FOOD!!!!! LOL

Here they are. My two precious grandbabies swimming in my sister's pool. Haylee was shaking so bad that her teeth were chattering. It was unseasonably cool for Louisiana yesterday.

Hope everyone had a great Mother's Day.........................

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

The Blue Hour

Susan over at Between Naps on the Porch recently posted about a neat phenomenon called "The Blue Hour." Each morning and evening there is a small window of time when the sky appears a deep royal blue when captured in a photograph. Susan discovered it entirely by accident when she was taking pics on her porch and did some research to learn more about it.Down in my neck of the deep South, the evening Blue Hour occurs between 7:58 p.m. and 8:32 p.m. daily........... Pretty neat, isn't it? In order to get the best quality shot, be sure to turn off your flash and set the camera on night shot....... When I took these photos, the only thing I could see in the viewfinder was the light of the bathroom window.......
The photos below were taken before I turned off the flash..... I was convinced that no picture would appear without the flash but much to my surprise the image appeared....

The Blue Hour is still visible but not so pronounced with the flash on.

Pretty neat, huh???????????