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all tuckered out

  • Posted on December 3, 2011 at 5:11 pm

all tuckered out
we’re all sick with colds here. so not much time to blog. but this was a rather cute picture of digory sleeping with his favorite blanket

funky crocheted hats

  • Posted on October 16, 2011 at 9:16 pm

i’ve been busy making crocheted hats for the little ones. they might need to wear warm hats as the weather cools, but that doesn’t mean they have to be boring. we took a short trip to banff to see the fall colors and 4 of the kids came with me to show off some prototypes for a new line of hats i’m making

crystalorn frog princess
crystalorn loved the frog prince hat and said “its a frog princess!”

amberglas pretended to be a swamp creature rising out of the marsh

crystalorn and amberglas
when they quit giggling long enough the girls posed for this shot.

kiri, crystalorn and amberglas
then they climbed up with kiri so i could take a picture of all the girls, i think crystalorn was getting tired, ’cause she was getting really snuggly with her big sister

digory muppet hat
digory like the muppet style hat but didn’t want to be in a photograph with the “girls”. he says quinn needs a hat so the boys can hang out instead.

btw kiri and amber’s lovely new hoodies are from spampy’s stuff

there’s a hole in the forest dear cailyn, dear cailyn

  • Posted on October 8, 2011 at 11:31 am

look at this hole

“cailyn, look at this amazing hole!” digory exclaimed

can i go down there

“can i go down there?”

a bridge to nowhere

  • Posted on September 18, 2011 at 12:04 pm

mossy rock bridge

a moss  covered rock forms a natural bridge in the woods

a bridge to nowhere

the only problem is the bridge leads nowhere and crosses nothing.

it’s a lovely bridge, none the less, one which we simply had to cross

i’m the king!

  • Posted on September 13, 2011 at 10:40 pm

young and old
digory playing king of the castle on an old tree trunk

still looking for christmas trees

  • Posted on August 31, 2011 at 12:12 am

this ones not very big
digory is determined to find a christmas tree to take home, even though it is still summer! he’s convinced if he can just find the right one i’ll let him sneak it out of the park. he scrambled up on this log to inspect the tree growing out of its top.

i said we could just take a picture instead.

can we take THIS one

spying another he exclaimed “this one is not very big, can we take THIS one?”  to his great dismay i had to refuse.

cliffs are made for peering over

  • Posted on August 30, 2011 at 12:04 pm

over the edge

in typical little boy style, digory fearlessly climbed a cliff and lay on his belly so he could look over the edge

whats down there

i used a zoom lens to photograph him from below.

view from above

  • Posted on August 17, 2011 at 7:39 am

digory and the bridge 2
there’s just something cool about looking off a bridge, i was really happy with the varied textures in this shot.

(digory just wanted to jump in and was quite upset that i wouldn’t let him.)

digory and the bridge
i love the way the sunlight sparkles on the water in this shot.

digory’s skateboard goes everywhere

  • Posted on August 11, 2011 at 8:47 pm

digory's skateboard

digory loves his skateboard so much he takes it everywhere. we dragged it up the mountain on our hike and he tried to ride it on the rocks.  rather a bumpy ride i think, but he didn’t care.

christmas is coming….

  • Posted on July 30, 2011 at 12:56 am

digory and tree

digory found a tree in the woods that he said would be the perfect size for a christmas tree. he didn’t want to hear that christmas is too far off, or that we weren’t allowed to dig up or cut down trees in the provincial park. i think he just wants presents 😆