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Sometimes …

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Sometimes … something catches your eye.

Sometimes … that something is your reflection.

You find yourself wondering who that person is.

When you realize it’s yourself, you’re amazed.

Sitting there in wonder.

At least that happened to me. I sat in wonder when this picture popped up on my camera.

I never consider myself pretty, but in this picture? This series of shots? I felt beautiful.

Weekly Winners: January 12-18, 2014

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All shots for the Weekly Winners meme are taken with a Canon Rebel XS or the HTC Inspire 4G Android Phone. More can be found on my Flickr account. Project 365 pictures can be found in this set.

Ethan has his Pinewood Derby today! Wish him luck!

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Setting up the old laptop for Jamie! Hopefully it lasts long enough for her!

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Face Reflection

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Because of a friend of mine, I joined 365Project. They do challenges to help you get your daily photos for the project. One of them is the Tag Challenge. Basically, you go to the tag page, and randomly choose two tags. I got “Face” and “Reflection”. I ended up with some cool pictures, using my integrated laptop webcam.

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Come and Sit a Spell

Kids and Josh went into the rainforest. I popped a squat on a bench with this view

There’s a bench (not an industrial bench) at the Topeka Zoo that I will sit at when Josh takes the kids into the rainforest. I can’t go in there unless I have to because the smell and humidity make me sick to my stomach and causes a major head.

A Congo African Grey Parrot at Topeka Zoo, Kan...
A Congo African Grey Parrot at Topeka Zoo, Kansas, USA. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

So I sit outside, and wait. I have some quiet time to reflect on what is the meaning of life (42). I listen to the sounds of the birds inside the rainforest building. I hear the honking of the geese. I hear laughter of kids on a nearby playground.

It’s a peaceful feeling, though I am wishing that I was inside, enjoying the wonder of my kids’ enjoyment of the birds and animals. The ability to spend the rest of the day with my family, though missing those few moments, is worth more than seeing those few moments and feeling them ruined moments later when I feel the need to just crawl under the covers, with my trusty bucket friend. Just in case I don’t make it to the bathroom in time.

Weekly Winners: April 01–April 07, 2012

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All shots taken with a Canon Rebel XS, Sony Cybershot DSCW120, Kodak EasyShare C195, or the HTC Inspire 4G Android Phone. More can be found on my Flickr account

Remember how I mentioned Instagram last week, waiting for it to come out on Android? GUESS WHAT?!?! It did! On the sidebar, you’ll see a link to follow me Open-mouthed smile Party smile

This week, I’m starting a new way of showing off photos: Photo a Day photos, hosted by FatMumSlim! Then I’ll do the “other” photos. I’m not going to show off all the P365 ones, but there are a few. P365 & Photo a Day are DIFFERENT photos, BTW Open-mouthed smile So, I have to take at least two different photos a day Open-mouthed smile

Photo a Day Photos

Steely reflection #photoadayApril

Reflection

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