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Yearly Archives: 2009

scenes from a hospital

Grandpa was on the fifth floor, ICU.  Nana on the 8th.  I was only there a couple of days, and spent a significant chunk of one afternoon shopping for "rehab clothes" for Nana.  But in the time I spent with them I couldn't help bring out my camera, in part for something to do. Grandpa […]

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losing independence

Last week I made a quick, last-minute trip to Nashville, Tennessee.  Nana and grandpa both fell and broke their hips within a week of each other.  They're lucid.  They have their wits about them.  They've built a life for themselves and have their routines.  They've lived a long, happy life and now it's happening.  They're […]

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her prince

Overheard:Evyn (to James, at bedtime): "I'm going to be a mommy someday."James: "I want you to enjoy being a kid.  You're a pretty cool kid."E: "But I want to be a mommy."James: "But then you'll have your own house, and I won't see you as much.  And I'd miss you."E: "But I'll have another boy […]

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happy dad day

To my darling hubby, who had to spend Father's Day away from his babies (National Guard), and to my friends whose hubbies have spent many holidays away from their babies… Love you, Babe!  Thanks for being their Knight in Shining Armor.

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evyn’s work: the barbie series

So, I have a feeling that someday as I am flipping back through this online journal, this is going to be one of my favorite posts. Evyn is venturing into photography.  After giving up on the stupid Little Tykes camera, I decided to let her use my old Canon Powershot.  She operates it quite well.  […]

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