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Ah yes, it is official--the pool has opened.
Please don't burst my bubble. Blowing bubbles on a summer day.
My daughter Alice catching butterflies, dragonflies, and whatever other bugs she can find in the great wild (behind our alley). She wants to be a bug scientist when she grows up.
Some people just stand out. My daughter Alice doing a handstand at the pool.
I'll take this cloud...right here. Today had the most perfect, perfect summer sky. The kind where the clouds are so perfectly puffy and fluffy-that just drift in the sky so softly. I wish the summer w
Mother with baby
Laundry day in Luang Prabang
Flying High.  Taken with a Nikon D5000.
Is this what they call puppy love? My baby Olivia and our dog Buddy.
Harvesting rice
Beauty amongst rust.  Taken with a Nikon D5000.
I had no choice, but to label this photo "my loot for the day". My daughter and I dug through the rocks at the playground to find these small Indian Beads (fossils). The post it note was left that sam
Boy in Cambodia
Red Rose.  Taken with a Nikon D5000.
Shuiya Relax.  Taken with a Nikon D5000.
Sweet,fried, not-so-healthy foods, games, rides, bright lights, excitement. Each summer the fair evokes a smile and reminds us that we are all young at heart.
Each summer we have the tradition of blowing bubbles. On this particular day, I managed to blow an almost perfectly round bubble. My toddler Olivia wasted no time running for it. You can see her in th
Royal Turkey.  Taken with a Nikon D5000.
The Painter's Sister poses for her photograph, throws her head back, and shakes out her hair.
The capital of Missouri, Jefferson City
Perched Chameleon.  Taken with a Nikon D5000.
Florida's Scarlet Snake cooling off in my pool.
The Painter poses for her photograph and modestly hides her face.
8th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
I had no choice, but to label this photo "my loot for the day". My daughter and I dug through the rocks at the playground to find these small Indian Beads (fossils). The post it note was left that sam

I had no choice, but to label this photo "my loot for the day". My daughter and I dug through the rocks at the playground to find these small Indian Beads (fossils). The post it note was left that same day on the window of my van while I was shopping

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2010
Filed Under: The American Experience
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Date Uploaded: July 12, 2010, 10:18 p.m.
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