"Can we go on an adventure?!?!" Jane asks.
This December my family will be welcoming the first baby boy! And by first I mean, the first boy that isn't a second cousin. It would be an understatement to say we're excited.
Not only are we moving to Texas today, but this is my very first time here! I'm so excited to see what God has planned for us in the Lone Star State!
"Weep no more, my lady. Oh, weep no more, today. We will sing one song for the old Kentucky home, for the old Kentucky home far away."
"Mama, I've got wings!"
I finally got my 50mm lens back after being without it for a whole month (!!!) and then took this picture to celebrate the return of my favorite lens. It seems both of us came away with something special from the camera repair shop.
***Update: I made it to the finals and won a swag pack of Lunar Chronicles goodies and an autographed book. Here's the final blog on the fabulous winner, Tereza! Congrats!
Anyone who knows me well can tell you that I am a. Big. Fat. Nerd. When asked to draw a picture of my favorite TV show in kindergarten, I drew a picture of the Enterprise from Star Trek. So when I learned that Marissa Meyer, author of some of my favorite sci-fi novels, The Lunar Chronicles, was holding a bookmark design contest, I just had to enter! Introducing my very first piece of fan art!
This is a double-sided bookmark design featuring all four female protagonists from The Lunar Chronicles. All images were shot and designed by myself. A big thank you to Manny Pedroso for a bit of photoshop help on Cress' photo.
Just in case you're curious, here's the story behind each photo:
Cinder: This photo was taken in Shepherdsville, Kentucky in the garage of a mechanic friend. Cinder was played by Kendra Christy.
Scarlet: This photo was taken in Shepherdsville, Kentucky in front of my neighbor's house. Scarlet was played by Katie Christy.
Cress: This photo was taken in the model's home in Shepherdsville, Kentucky. Cress was played by Hannah Simpson.
Winter: This photo was taken at the Seelbach Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky. Winter was played by Symone Robinson.
Below are the full-sized images from each session.
Oh man, I'm so in love with these curly-haired princesses. Their joy, smiles and big personalities can melt my heart over and over again, day after day after day. I pray that God would give me the wisdom to teach them and raise them to be every bit as beautiful on the inside as they are on the outside.
These cheeks! These thighs! I love my roly poly baby girl! Her infectious smile and adventurous spirit can lift my spirt in an instant.