Week 47 and 48/52

Last week we were on vacation which is the reason for the delay in posting week 47. We had some amazing weather for Thanksgiving week at the Outer Banks, NC. We spent time being tourists visiting the lighthouses, playing on the beach and seeing the Wright Brothers. It was a wonderful and needed get away.

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I am almost embarrassed to admit how many photos I brought back with me and I know it will take me most of the month to go through and edit them all. But at least I can relive the week and remember how much I love the beach. 🙂


For week 48, however, we are back to our regular routines of homework help, looking outside for squirrels, musical.ly and more homework with a little gaming thrown in. The kids enjoyed the break from school for a few days but are back to working hard.

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I can’t believe it’s December already and I only have 4 more weeks of this project. Thanks for following along with me.

Macro Monday and Ah Grasshopper

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Now head over to the talented Iris Nelson to see her Macro Monday shot.

Week 46/52

Her friends call her on the phone more than any of the others. She is going to be a fun teenager. 🙂

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Macro Monday and the Yellow Jacket

One thing I do love about fall and a sudden cold snap is the insects are totally caught off guard. When it is suddenly chilly outside and the bugs are still trying to get ready for the winter, they move a lot slower than normal. This cold yellow jacket was moving so slowly this morning that I was able to capture him with my Lensbaby Velvet56 on macro.

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Week 45/52

Rarely do I get out to shoot at golden hour. It seems like everyone has so much stuff going on during that time that I just miss it, along with the time change, it gets dark so early going forward. 🙁 My house faces south which would make for a nice westerly sunset however, in my yard there are tons of obstructions in the way of some pretty light, like a large Elementary School. But before the last of the light dipped behind the school yesterday I decided to take a few photos of my daughter and her doggie with my helios freelensed so I can capture some pretty flare.


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