. . . taking some time tonight moving old files to storage, getting things in order for the new year, and I found a folder of images that I had forgotten about. I just kept clicking, next, next, next, and with each press of the keyboard, I could feel my eyes well up just a little bit more. This wee baby, this little bundle of chub sporting just a few teeth and a sparse head of hair, is sleeping in the room next door, in a big girl bed getting a good night’s sleep before school tomorrow. HOW did THAT happen? I remember the day I took these like it was yesterday…a month before her first birthday …she loved (and still does) to “swim” in our big tub and I was just getting ready to put her in it when the light was just so, that little duck clutched in her chunky hand meant I had to get my camera. I’ve decided to put a group of this series in a storyboard, and will share pics when I am finished, but in the meantime, I’m just reliving this moment. With all of the changes and growth that she’s gone through from baby to pre-schooler, one thing hasn’t changed – that SMILE – that smile that melts my heart and never fails to make me smile right along with her. She is truly the happiest human being I know and I can only wish she lives her lifetime that way.
I have said many times that I love my job, I love capturing THIS for my clients, I love stopping time and giving them the chance to relive moments just like the one that I am reliving now…and what a reminder when I feel this way myself of just how important it is. Happy week
ps dear blog, I really do miss you. If I keep saying that enough I hope it means we can get our relationship back on track.