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Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Black & White Wednesday - July 4th

My Independence Day plans have changed drastically as I've become an adult with no children of my own.When I was real little, we would watch fireworks on a blanket at the t-ball field in Taylor, TX. Then when i was a little older, but still quite young, we'd spend the day at Lake Limestone and then when it got dark, out came the fireworks. Two of my aunts had side by side property out there. We'd lay in the hammocks, swim, grill, and set off fireworks as a family, and watch as other families did the same across the lake. Now, all my cousins I did that with are grown and most of us are married. The kids are only about 2, and well, we just don't do what we used to do. What we do changes every year. I suppose once I do have my own kiddo, we'll start making our own traditions. In the meantime, we just enjoy spending the day with whichever family we can.

This year, my husband's mother invited some of his family over for a late lunch. The pictures (yes multiples, LOL) for B&W wednesday this week are of Justin's cousin Morgan, who just recently turned 1, and will be walking any day now! Then Jordan, another of his cousins, was a flower girl in our wedding. And then there's the family dog, Rambo. Rambo has been in the family for 12-13 years now...just a little longer than me ;)

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And this one for fun, in color. Jordan was throwing those pop-it thingies at the sidewalk. lol
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I'm posting these on my studio blog also because well, i can post them a little bigger there, and havent quite formatted this one just right yet ;) And if you read the last B&W Wednesday over there, you'll see why I have two currently. Which i may explain later here this week too, just because, lol.


the long road

7 comments:

Victoria July 7, 2010 at 9:30 AM  

Hey! Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving such a sweet comment! I love the third picture down - that is adorable! Your black and whites are also adorable! Great job!

Nancy E July 7, 2010 at 9:56 AM  

Agreed the third photo is a keeper! I also love the dog in the second photo --- great shots!

N
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Courtney from The Story of Us July 7, 2010 at 9:57 AM  

So HAPPY to come across a blog so close to where I'm from. I grew up in Angleton and live now in Magnolia. I love all of these photos! Thanks for leaving such a sweet comment on my boy Gus. And please feel free to come back for another visit in the future...I promise to do the same:)

Christy July 7, 2010 at 11:44 AM  

those are all some amazing pictures! absolutely lovely captures, I love how you just seemed to snap their smiles at the perfect time!

Eboix July 7, 2010 at 12:04 PM  

all of these are fantastic, I love the little dog ones!

Half Gaelic, Half Garlic! July 7, 2010 at 5:25 PM  

Love these!! the kids are so precious.....and so is the doggie:)

thanks for participating in B&W Wednesday!!

Lisa

Wanda July 7, 2010 at 9:55 PM  

Great pictures. Kids and dogs. Does it get better than that?

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