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Trees in Winter

“I realise there’s something incredibly honest about trees in winter, how they’re experts at letting things go.” –Jeffrey McDaniel The trees are bare. The warm autumn blaze has passed. The landscape is cold and barren. Now it is up to us to make it warm with sparkling Christmas lights, red ribbons, Santa Claus & reindeer.…

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47/52

The 52 Week Project – A portrait of my son, once a week, every week, for one year. 47/52 — Hanging out in Grammy & Pop Pop’s (my parents’) backyard, pointing up to his cousin Brian who was doing tricks on the swing set. It’s been an intense couple of weeks with this little boy.…

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40/52

The 52 Week Project – A portrait of my son, once a week, every week, for one year. 40/52 — Collecting treasures in the yard — acorns, stones, colourful leaves — and placing them in Papa’s wheelbarrow for safekeeping. The glory of the autumn blaze behind him. To see the other posts in our series,…

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38/52

The 52 Week Project – A portrait of my son, once a week, every week, for one year. 38/52 — We’ve missed quite a few weeks of the project while I’ve been sick. Still I’d like to continue on with it whenever I am able. I really enjoy scrolling through our portraits from each week…

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celebrate //

This month’s prompt word is celebrate. Aside from the fact that I’ve been physically unable to spend time on my computer, it’s been difficult to even brainstorm for this prompt. I’ve been suffering and when you’re suffering, it’s hard to think about celebrating. Still, this set of photographs kept coming into my mind. I took…

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31/52 & 32/52

The 52 Week Project – A portrait of my son, once a week, every week, for one year. 31/52 — Completely mesmerized by something, though I can not remember what it was now. 32/52 — Relaxing for a moment after devouring a hot fudge sundae at the county fair. He had such fun and was…

Down the Shore

If you don’t live in New Jersey, you may have never heard the phrase “down the shore.” It’s a phrase that we, North Jersey-ans, use when we are traveling south to the Jersey Shore points. Going “down the shore” every summer has been a tradition in my family for years and years, since long before…

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30/52

The 52 Week Project – A portrait of my son, once a week, every week, for one year. 30/52 — A much-needed nap after wearing himself out in the surf & the sand. To see the other posts in our series, click here.