I am getting this picture posted just under the “Day 258″ wire. After school, the boys and I went to the park with friends. Playing at the park led to an invitation to continue playing and eat supper at a friend’s house, which led to a late departure for home and a late return home. What a wonderful afternoon and evening these buddies had together.
Joe is a smart kid. Only 7yrs old, the kid already knows his strengths and weaknesses. Last night, I shared our dinner conversation with my Facebook friends.
The boys and I were talking about races, and each one thought about which races they could win. Joe said, “Oh, I could win a running race easy, if I were running against toddlers. And, I could so win a biking race against toddlers on tricycles.”
The best part about Joe’s comments (which I did not include on Facebook) is the fact the training wheels are still on his bicycle. He knows his limits, and he sets up his challenges accordingly.
May he always have a reason to look up, may hope always live in his heart, and may he find comfort and strength in faith.
Rule #1 in photography: Do not take pictures with your subjects blocked by shadows.
That’s a fine rule in theory, but when you are rushing to get a shot uploaded for the day, and the neighbor’s Mom is calling the kids in to supper, well, rules are ignored and poor pictures are taken.
Oh yeah – for the record, I’m not the only one breaking a rule. Charlie is wearing a kick-boxing helmet as a bicycle helmet, so there.
Project 366 is a photo project, chronicling a year in the life of me and my family. Though I write a sentence or five introducing the photo, I’ve deliberately kept the words at a minimum. That is, I’ve kept the words at a minimum until today.
Today I come to you with several things. First, I want to tell you about a new project. Second, I want to alert you to a post I wrote for a friend’s blog. Third, fourth, and finally, I’m sharing pictures with you, because this is a Project 366 post, and I am introducing another contest – a caption contest. Continue reading