Category Archives: People/Portraits

Abbie

Abbie

Abbie

Had coffee with Abbie, my oldest granddaughter, yesterday. She is one of four wonderful gifts my children have gifted me. Hope you have a great day!

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Just Before the Crash

End of a long day

End of a long day

Children are awesome! We can learn much  from them if we take the time to observe and remain teachable. But, that’s for some other post. Anyway, I came across this image while looking for another image. This little gal and her mother were enjoying some together time at a local coffeehouse. Not sure but it seems to me like her very full day is about to hit a wall, sugar and all. Her mom allowed me to take this image just before the crash. Hope you have a great day.

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Winter Solstice and a Birthday

Madie

Madie

Today is not only our Winter Solstice but it is my youngest granddaughters birthday. I know its hard to imagine this 5 year old with a totally innocent expression in the above image is 21 today. Happy birthday, Madie! You have brought a lot of joy to so many people. I love you!

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Enjoying the Holidays

John enjoying family time

John enjoying family time

We returned to home on Saturday evening after enjoying time with family over the Thanksgiving holiday. We had great weather in Phoenix and of course great food. What was most wonderful was all the laughter and conversations. 🙂

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Bicyclist on a cold morning near campus

Bicyclist on a cold morning near campus

Walked to a coffeehouse last week to meet a friend for a cup of coffee and their breakfast enchiladas. 🙂 The temperature was somewhere between 25 and 30 degrees  (F). I am still surprised how many people in Fort Collins ride bicycles in all sorts of weather. They just gear up for whatever nature brings on. I’m actually envious of their commitment to riding. 

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Love Her Smile

Love Her Smile

Love Her Smile

I had the privilege to share a conversation with this young lady at one of the local coffeehouses this past week. At times I felt like I was talking with someone much older than she was. There was a confidence in her voice about who she is and no need to try and play some role to impress others. There was enough comfort in our short time together to ask for a portrait. How about that smile!

 “Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.”
Thích Nhat Hanh

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Allyssa

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