Monday, August 29, 2011

IHF "White" photo challenge

A few weeks ago I was nursing Aengus when I watched Declan slowly rise to his feet, walk to the "kitchen" side of the downstairs and out of my vision (I should note that we live in a rented town home presently and the bottom floor is one big open space divided by the kitchen counter/bar into kitchen/dining area and living room.). I didn't hear glass breaking, loud banging, knives clanging, a thud or crying so I was not initially concerned ... but then I heard a strange sound I'd never heard before. A swishing sound. Curious, I put the baby in his bassinet and walked over to see what was going on when I saw this...

My funny boy making "Baby Powder Angels".

I guess it speaks volumes about my mothering when my first thought is to grab the camera versus getting the mess cleaned up or, you know, putting clothes on my child! 

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Sunday, August 14, 2011

Beautiful Eyes... I heart faces.

So, I've been a little out of the game when it comes to entering the weekly I heart faces photo challenge. My computer was getting on in years and it was time to replace the old gal... and then we went to the beach... and, I'm out of sorry excuses.  Finally, though, the computer situation has been handled and I even have a brand new photo editing program! (Lookout!) So, without further adieu, I introduce my entry for the "Beautiful eyes" photo challenge :

My beautiful, sand-covered toddler. Only his eyeballs were clean. Still, I find the pout, the sand and the over-cast day makes for a pretty neat pic. I think it's pretty clear that the kid knows how to play hard. 

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