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Infectious Smile

Infectious Smile

Infectious Smile

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Grandma’s Hand

Grandma's Hand

Grandma’s Hand

I watched as grandma and grandpa kept an eye on this young child. They wanted to make sure he was safe. He was checking everything out as you can see in his eyes. I am making the assumption that he was with grandparents. It’s works for this image. Have a wonderful weekend and keep checking out all the world around you.

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Family, BBQ and Sunset

A little dirt and watermelon juice make for a happy boy.

A little dirt and watermelon juice make for a happy boy.

This past Saturday afternoon I went to a BBQ at my oldest daughters home. They grilled up some elk burgers and brats. ūüôā Games were played, children and puppy dogs ran all over the place and lots of laughter was heard.

Even a swimming pool to enjoy.

There was not a clean child around.

Chris and Cody supplied the meat while everyone else was asked to bring a side dish. Well that meant there were too many salads and deserts to fit on one plate so multiple trips to the table were needed. I found this young girl exploring all of the back yard, walking stick in hand.

Front Range Sunset

Front Range Sunset

As the sun went down I stood along the fence in their backyard with camera in hand and watched the colors. Nature was magically making  art and I had a great front row seat.

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A Window Smile

Smiling at the world

Smiling at the world

As I walked out of a local coffee house I noticed this little one standing at the window checking out the world as it went by. I loved the smile and exchanged waves. I then had to compose and shoot two images. After taking the photo I notice her mother inside the store, vacuuming. I motioned to the mother who opened the door so I could ask if it was okay. Our world needs more smiles.

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Curiosity

Curiosity in Old Town

Curiosity in Old Town

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Street Concert

Street Concert

Street Concert

I came across this mother and her son sitting at one of the pianos in Old Town Fort Collins. He was so focused on ticking the ivory and both were singing away. She is holding Winnie the Pooh and has a second baby strapped to her chest. Let me tell you it was a very entertaining concert. Loved it! I was not familiar with any of their songs but probably will find them on their soon to be released CD.

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“… the story continues to begin.”

Devin, Madie, Monica, Daryian

Devin, Madie, Monica, Daryian

My youngest granddaughter graduated from high school this past week. Some consider it an alternative school but that is not an accurate name for it because I think it is a model of what school needs to look like. I am impressed with the school, the faculty and staff.

This graduation ceremony was a tear jerker for me and I’ve wiped my eyes a couple times writing this post. Rather than have a guest speaker attempt to urge these young people on to more success (however you define success: money, power, popularity, career, or just attaining enough credits to graduate), each graduate stepped to the podium with two white roses and offered those roses to two people who helped make their graduation possible.

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