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For years, I spent November blogging/photographing once a day about Gratitude.  Some days it was easy to rattle off a number of gratitudes.  Some days it was all I had to be grateful that the day was almost over.  I’ve skipped it for the past two years.  Part of me was thrilled and the other part […]

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It’s Friday and it has felt like the longest week ever.  Today, I’m combining two projects in one post: 52 Weeks of Portraits and Gratitude. The boys are really into jinxing each other.  Becks is jinx’d way more than Coop.  He always runs up to me with Cooper trailing and ready for punches if he […]

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The end of something feels like it demands greatness, doesn’t it?  When I ended last year’s 365, I started to dream up the perfect photo almost a week from the deadline.  I spent an entire year rarely posing one shot.  Every now and then, I’d beg the boys, “Look that way” or “Can’t you hug […]

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  Today, I flew into Tampa for two trainings.  And I’m sitting here waiting to get onto the first leg of my trip home.  My true gratitude will be if I get home.  Flying through Atlanta always scares me.  Having a 20 minute lay-over is even more frightening.  If my head hits my own pillow […]

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  Our kids have always been pretty good in restaurants.  The smug part of me would say it’s because we made them sit while we were out in public.  The rational part of me realizes we just had kids that were good at going out.  Sort of like our kid were good sleepers.  Sort of […]

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Today, I’m grateful to be home.  I love my in-laws and I love when we visit.  But there’s no place better on earth than your home.  The mess is your mess.  There’s no guilt about the dirty dishes in the sink.  You created them and you can ignore them with blissful abandon.  When my kids […]

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  Today, I’m grateful for a DVR and football food.  I got to see the Bucks lose.  Which is not something to be excited or grateful about…  But I was able to watch it.  

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