Saturday, November 20, 2010

Just a few random pictures...

For lack of time to do a complete rundown of what's going on around here, I thought maybe I'd just share a few pictures I've taken in the past few months.  Looking back through my old pictures, I can definitely see that I'm getting a little bit better at this photography thing, and I'm really happy about that!  Maybe all that aperture/shutter speed/ISO stuff is sinking in after all!!  Let's hope so!

This first one was taken in Savannah in October.  We were walking through Colonial Park cemetery, reading the gravestones that had been knocked over by Sherman's army in the Civil War.  When they couldn't figure out where the various stones went, they hung them on the wall of the cemetery.  It was eerie and cool all at the same time...they were all dated in the 1700 and 1800's!

Here are a few of Noah playing soccer this fall.  He really had a good time and worked hard!

Me and my grandma at my cousin's wedding...(my sis took this one!)

This is another picture from Savannah.  All of the downspouts in the historic district were very decorative, and I LOVED the ones like this that looked like big fish.  Isn't it neat?

And here's Noah and his best little buddy, Alex.  These two have so much fun together!

Just a random pic from out around our property...

Me and my little sweet! (Sheri took this one for me!)

And finally...Kendall Bug and my mom.

Hope you enjoyed the pictures!  Blogger just gave me a message that I have just exceeded my alotted space, so I have to figure out how to proceed from here.  It may be a couple of days until I can get it figured out and post again, so bear with me.  Have a great week y'all!!!   

Sunday, November 07, 2010

Nikon School and a Few Other Things

Well, since I forgot to set the clocks back last night before I went to bed (even though I told Barry before we went to bed "Hey, we don't want to forget to set the clocks back!"), I am up an entire hour earlier than I should be. 

On a Sunday morning.

When my entire family is still sleeping in nice, cozy beds.

Oh well...nothing to be done about it now.  To make myself feel better, I had apple crisp with ice cream for breakfast.  These are the things you can do when you're up before everyone else!!! Another thing you can do when you're up first is to sit down and update your blog, which you've been sorely neglecting.  This is just some advice for all of you out there, because I would NEVER neglect my blog!  hahahaha.....

This weekend, I am attending Nikon School over at Easton.  Yesterday was all about basic digital photography (aperture, shutter speed, exposure, white balance, RAW vs. JPEG, etc.).  Today we're covering color, light, and technology.  Should be interesting, and I'm hoping to come away with some new information that can help me make some better pictures!  Yesterday, Deetra and I went to the class and then thought we'd do a little shopping over at Easton...what a joke!  Easton was totally packed, and there were no parking spaces anywhere.  We kept getting stuck in the traffic that runs through the shopping district, and it ended up being almost an hour before we got out of there...crazy!!!  We decided to stop on the way home and grab dinner at Barley's Smokehouse, which was pretty good...but then we needed to get home because Deetra's son Will was having a conniption fit that she was gone.  He's such a little cutie!

Soccer is over for Noah, and although he enjoyed it, we are all enjoying one last place to run on Sundays.
 Kendall's piano lessons have been moved to Mondays, so we have one less place to run on Saturdays too...this is a very good thing!  Of course, the holidays are right around the corner, so our schedule is bound to get crazy real fact, next weekend just might be our last free weekend until after Christmas...isn't that crazy?!?

Let's see...what else?  Oh yes...Halloween!  We had a fun trick-or-treat night, as our friends, the Saltsmans, had their annual pre-trick-or-treat pizza party.  Of course, we all dressed up in theme again this year...
Star Wars has ruled this house for the past year, and we've known we were going with this theme since last Christmas.  The kids were really into it, especially Kendall, who kept her royal attitude all night, and Noah, who reveled in being the Prince of Darkness...
 Well folks, that's all I have time for today...gotta get to class!  Hope you  are enjoying your weekend, and I hope to see you all back here sometime this week!  :)
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