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Thursday, January 29, 2009

Hold: (trans. verb)/ to prevent from some action.

Days like today make me want to hold back time. Snow days are still exciting for me, even though I'm 'grown up.' The twins ran into our room and found out school was cancelled; their differing reactions made me laugh. Connor was so excited: "Yay!" - And Nora says, "Aww, man!" Guess which one LOVES school?

Nora soon decided that it was a privilege to play out in the snow with her brother. Joel was disappointed that he couldn't be out, since he's still recuperating. He did enjoy a chocolate malt milkshake, though. (Again!)

Connor, (who lost his first tooth last night!) was watching the snow fall before he ventured out:

Little Miss Chapped Cheeks: (what is it about reflections that I love?)

See what I mean? I want to stop time because of little moments like this:

I am now booking mini-sessions for the Valentine's holiday. This is a great opportunity to get photos of you and your special someone, "just because". (For those of us who are parents, we realize that photos of 'just the two of us' are almost non-existent...This snapshot below is the most recent of Paul and I-- taken in September of last year!) I should know better.

I'm looking forward to an enjoyable photo shoot coming up, as well as an opportunity for someone to win a Free Full Photo Session at a Creative Memories Workshop, held by Colleen Luginbuhl. 'Hope to see you there!

"Backward, turn backward, time in your flight; Make me a child again, just for tonight..."
-Elizabeth Akers Allen; American journalist and poet (1837-1911); remembered chiefly for this sentimental poem, “Rock Me to Sleep,” which found special popularity during the Civil War. There's a beautiful song made from this poem, sung by Cathie Ryan. 'Definitely worth the effort to find it.
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  1. Awesome Pics of Connor and Nora!! I love them

  2. your children have the most beautiful eyes! I'm so jealous! :)

  3. Yeah, me, too! They get them from their daddy!

  4. these are awesome!! love the fur!!

  5. @Mary: You made my day! I'm looking forward to next week.

  6. Betsy!
    Those were so precious of the kids. Someday you'll look back and say "Wow, where did the time go"?!
    We don't know where we would be without the many pictures we have of Warren.
    So keep on clickin!
    p.s. Love the save the date card...

  7. Thanks, Sherry! You sometimes come to my mind when I'm taking pictures of the kids. I know I'll never regret it! :)