Wednesday, August 24, 2016

A magical mushroom, a happily ever after & a captured fur baby.... {Project Life}

I haven't done a picture post in the past few weeks - but I've still been clicking away.

I've actually even incorporated some photo challenges that are out there that give you a word for the day & you need to try & find something that you can SNAP that goes with that word.
That's been a fun way to find inspiration.

So anyways - here's a little collection of some of my favorite pics of the month

& the #Hashtags? ....that's the Photo Challenge Word issued.
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#SILHOUETTE
Oh, we are nearing the end of my morning bridge shots.
The sun was barely peeking over the horizon when I was driving into work today.
I'll be looking back at these pictures in the dark & dreary of winter when I'm driving in pitch blackness... whoa is me


#PASTEL
Is it me, or does this look like an Eagle in the sky?
I was trying to point it out to Ricky & he thought I was nuts....



#FLORAL
Our little rose bush has been going nuts lately. Its like it has a whole other rose bush growing up inside of itself. It's giving me some beautiful roses right now.

#SMALL
I looked outside my office window right before a storm &it was lined with birds all across it.
Something about birds on a wire together, always draws my attention



#EXCEPTIONAL
Why this pic for that word?  Because when I drive by this place every morning, at 6:50am there are usually about 2 dozen young ladies that are on that track or some part of that field & running & doing drills. Every time I see them, I think of how awesome they are to be dedicated to be up & moving so early... & I think about those young knees.  I get a little jealous of that thought.



#CAPTURED
Meet my mom & dad's new cat. Or as the twins would say, their cat.
My brother's MIL is always helping with finding homes for rescue cats that are around her mother's house.  There were a brother & sister that my mom & dad decided to take in.
Here is Woody coming to his new house.  
He was most definitely CAPTURED. Such a nervous guy.
But he's realizing that he's going to get some snuggles & spoiled with food at this new place.



#CLOSE
Doesnt the inside of that rose look like worms?
I actually stared at it for awhile to make sure it wasn't... ewww.. 
I would have ran if tiny worms started wiggling around there


#GROWTH
My parents had sent this plant to Ricky after his brother passed away a year & a half ago. 
Can we stop & stand in amazement I've kept it going this long? 
I have no green thumb.
But its still growing.
Too much actually.  I need to re-pot it. Which is probably going to be the end of this plant



#FROMWHEREISTAND
This is basically what every day after work looks like.
Harvey Dent brings ALL the toys. Anything you can throw or toss, he's all about.


#STORY
I have no idea who this lady is but while I was waiting for a client to do a photo session with, I watched her play with her baby for about 20 minutes.  The joy & happiness from both of them.
Just watching them afar, it was so beautiful.
To me, it just made me think of the word STORY because it looked like a "Happily Ever After" sort of moment.


#MAGICAL
My dad called me to come over & see this mushroom that was growing in his field.
IT WAS HUGGGEEEEE (in the words of Donald Trump)
I had my niece get near it so the size could be referenced against something...
& I loved the way this picture turned out.  Totally Magical.
The way she's looking at it? I just envision a little fairy sitting on it talking to her
... hey, I should photoshop that to make that happen :)


Which picture is your favorite?

Do you do photo challenges?

Have you ever seen a mushroom that big in your life?

21 comments:

  1. These are all sooo beautiful! Awesome shots! :)

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  2. that is one huge mushroom! fairy def needs to be added.

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  3. I love that bridge silhouette photo! And I was noticing on my run this morning that it was getting light later and am going to miss the morning light when Winter comes. I think I fixed the problem with the email notifications so hopefully you get an email about the comment :)

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  4. These pictures are all so beautiful!!!

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  5. I see the eagle :) And I'm loving that bridge picture!
    The picture of the women and baby is gorgeous! I think if you see them again your should offer it to her! Haha!
    Definitely photoshop a fairy in there ;)

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  6. These pictures are all so amazing!! I love them all. I love that bridge picture.

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  7. I love the birds on a wire! I love birds in general, and with the sky and trees it just looks so cool! The bridge picture is really cool too. I was walking in the park yesterday and there was a girl (woman?) playing with a little girl and getting super into it. Like, getting down on the ground with her and stuff. I think she was a nanny/babysitter, and she was a great one!

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  8. I would love for you to visit me for a day and capture all my favorite places and moments!

    I don't do well with live plants but I have 2 that I have managed to keep alive for over 10 years. One was a palm tree plant we bought at the Orlando airport after our wedding and one was a gift when I finished my student teaching. I will admit my husband is the one who keeps them alive!

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  9. That sun rising on the bridge, gorgeous! Print worthy really. I am so sad that it is still dark when I get to work now, before we had a little glimmer of light...now...nothing. boo!

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  10. Aw that last shot really is magical - love it!

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  11. I love these photos! Especially the bridge, the birds on the line, and the non-wormy rose. hehe So pretty! I hope someday I can keep plants alive and have a yard! :P I have meant to do photo challenges, but have been awful at sticking to them! I get SO busy, I often forget to take photos every day... : / XO - Alexandra

    Simply Alexandra: My Favorite Things

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  12. How can I pick a favorite when all of your photos are ALWAYS wonderful. I do want you to put a faerie on that mushroom though. Awesome idea!!

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  13. Awww look at the kitty. I love the mushroom picture! We have two of those in our back yard right now and they just appeared over night! They are like the size of Mac.

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  14. That rose is so gorgeous! Totally looks like a Beauty and the Beast rose! Awww the baby and the lady are so cute. I want to take my baby to a pretty bridge or park. I love your photos, and have I mentioned that I love Harvey Dent's name? He's too sweet.

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  15. You asked for our favorite, but they are all so good!!!!! I'd pick the woman with the baby under the bridge. Such a beautiful capture.

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  16. I think they're all fabulous! I like the detail on the rose pictures, and the mood of the birds on the wire picture, but I love the story behind the lady and her baby picture the best.

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  17. oh i love the photos with your thoughts/stories with them. the woman nd her baby though, so precious. that's my fave. and of course woody! but yeah that mushroom is ridiculously large lol

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  18. It is too hard to pick! I see the eagle :)
    The rose is beautiful and so it bridge shot, and mom and baby, and of course, Harvey Dent :) see...too hard to pick

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  19. I'm so impressed. I love your photos. Love the bridges and the birds on the wire is amazing! OMG on that mushroom.....

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