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"Untoward Advances in Silliness"
Weddings, American-style! A bride and her maid of honor goofing off after the ceremony.I feel it's important to capture those moments not often deemed "worthy" or "pr
Boulevard avenue, Atlanta, Georgia
"Enchanted Asleep"
There's nothing like a sleeping baby. And this is what I imagine her dreams to look like; color and light.
"Sitting with the Fish (or, in a Daydream)"
Never one to smile willingly for the camera, I always wonder later what she was daydreaming about...? This was taken in front of a sculpture at the Shedd A
"Outlook"
A beautiful day, sky is blue, and her gaze follows the clouds. Let yours follow!
"Running in the City"
While listening to a folk band in downtown Grand Rapids, my kids running and dancing in the City Circle.
One Congress Plaza
"Through the Windows"
A wonderful red dragonfly who frequented my bushes, whose window-like wings are so clear and crisp.
"Thor"
Truly, a Halloween Costume to be proud of!
"Telling Stories"
My beautiful girl in a soft light... I wonder what story she's telling now!
"Suddenly, Lost in the Wind"
A quiet moment. Wind is gentle, yet strong, while a young girl (my daughter) suffers stoicly through yet another "Wait, don't move yet!" and creates this beautiful image
"Reflections of a Day"
An average family driving to work... the garage building is reflected on the car window. Even though this image of departure is superimposed upon her, the little girl is undaun
Golden roads
"Head in the Clouds"
Just a baby. My baby. On a chair. In the woods. With a head full of dreams, and hope for the future.
Tomoka at sunset
Leopard spotting after sundown
"A Proper Reward"
A solemn little girl getting her long anticipated ride on a horse named Sandy. She never smiles.
"A Better-Than-Average Day at the Zoo"
On a vacation with my beautiful daughter, we visited the Lincoln Park Zoo. She begged to have her face painted like a butterfly, and, for once, she got her wish
A beautiful day in Washington visiting the many beaches along the coast.
Little boy trying on a zebra mask.
I'll love you 'till the end of time. Big sister lovin' on her little brother at the beach.
Taking time to stop and smell the flowers
Taking a break from croquet.
10th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
"Reflections of a Day" An average family driving to work... the garage building is reflected on the car window. Even though this image of departure is superimposed upon her, the little girl is undaun

"Reflections of a Day" An average family driving to work... the garage building is reflected on the car window. Even though this image of departure is superimposed upon her, the little girl is undaunted, a smiling force!

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2010
Filed Under: The American Experience
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