Archive for August, 2008

Anna Maria in the Kitchen Scene

In the kitchen

The Aliens

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We met these two visitors from another planet, Rosalind and Leah, at Grammy Nete’s house.

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Maggie's First Day of Kindergarten

First day of school

First day of school

First day of school

Anna Maria and the Cyan Dress

Cyan dress and red wall

Anna Maria in our very red hallway. The painting is by Ted Murphy.

Monkey World

monkey world paper dolls

monkey world paper dolls

From the minds of Eliza and Maggie

Three Portraits of a Mantis

mantis

mantis

mantis

The Small Visitor

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A furry visitor to our kitchen. We eventually returned this guest to the wild with a live trap.

On the Road – In the Coal Mine

coal mine

We visited a demonstration coal mine in central Pennsylvania

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Anna Maria and Susan

coal mine

Ben and Ernie (center) and assorted visitors

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A coal tunnel

On the Road – Camping with the Lipcombs

camping

Ernie

camping

Ralph dries out on the laundry line outside the cabin at Tuscarora State Park

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Maggie on a merry-go-round

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Josie, Ernie, Liza

camping

Inflatable crab-head Ben

camping

The whole lot of us the next morning

The Death of Inflat-A-Guy

Inflatable deflates

Inflat-A-Guy meets his demise at the Luray Triathlon.

Inflatable deflates

Eric's Triathlon – Luray, Virginia

Triathlon in Luray, Virginia

Eric is pictured in the center (looking towards camera).

Triathlon in Luray, Virginia

A swimmer prepares.

Triathlon in Luray, Virginia

Eric before the swimming section

Triathlon in Luray, Virginia

Triathlon in Luray, Virginia

Racing to get to his bike

Triathlon in Luray, Virginia

Triathlon in Luray, Virginia

Triathlon in Luray, Virginia

After the race

Triathlon in Luray, Virginia

Checking the results. Eric placed first in his age group (12 overall).

The White Horse Who Lives Over the Fence

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horse

horse

horse

Sunset Over the Shenandoah, August 11, 2008

sunset over Shenandoah River, North Fork

sunset over Shenandoah River, North Fork

Tyler and Rosanna Get Married

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Tyler is a photo student at EMU. He asked me to photograph his wedding in Ohio.

Late Summer at the Swimming Hole

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Heidi and the Huizenga kids join us at the swimming hole.

Swimming Hole

Liza swings by herself for the first time. Heidi dives in after her.