away for the weekend: scavenger hunt sunday

Sunday, July 22, 2012

scavenger hunt sunday

Family Life - Long Distance Style
Last week was a little bit crazy - although not entirely abnormal for our family.
Greg flew off to Chicago to help our older daughter buy a car. At home, my (very early) birthday present arrived.

And this is my interpretation of this weeks Scavenger Hunt Sunday



I am so excited and overwhelmed as I look at all the pieces of my new camera wrapped in it's original packaging. Yep, that's right, I'm making the leap from my beloved point-and-shoot. I'm loving early birthday presents!

Time Together

Spending time together as a family is somewhat of a challenge these days.
Using Facetime on our iPads is a big help. (Sorry for very poor picture quality on these)

Tell Me a Story

While I'm busy clicking away with my new camera, Maggie tells me the story of her adventures in used car shopping. (Hoping the cute film edge on this one helps make up for poor quality...)
Love or Couple

Meanwhile back at home, I am completely obsessed with my new camera. My youngest was trying to enjoy the nice weather on the deck while working on a portolio for one of her students. She very patiently allowed me to snap photo after photo (after photo after photo) of her. Now that's an act of love.


It was time to give Laura a break, so I moved on to this coneflower. I shot this on twice, playing with the different settings on my camera.

Thanks for dropping in!


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  2. I hate it when I don't pay attention and post a typo! I tried to say: My heart skipped a beat when I saw the camera packages! Congratulations! You will love it!

    1. Thanks so much - I have a lot to learn, but it sure will be fun!

  3. Yay! Congrats on the new camera! So fun! Enjoy it! And thank God for FaceTime!

  4. Oh you are going to have so much fun with your new camera. Have fun!! And hope your daughter gets a good deal on a new car!!

  5. Oh how much fun are you going have with your new toy!!!!
    Love your shots on the iPad - it's what life really is about with some of these days!!

  6. I got a similar Canon Rebel recently. SO MUCH FUN!


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