August 13, 2009

Week 17 of 52

Forever In Blue Jeans


I've accepted Carin's challenge, as a Mom, to get back into the picture. The idea is that once a week you take a picture of yourself with one or more of your children. It's that simple. If you'd like you can post your picture on your blog. You can let me know you posted so I can check out your pics. You can check out my previous weeks or Click the button to add your name to the Mr. Linky. So, have fun!

My pictures for this week are from our day trip to Roanoke with JenT and her family. This one is in the automobile room of the Virginia Transportation museum. This is some kind of antique wagon that looks a lot like the predecessor to my Suburban. It was all wood and had no seats, just a rug in the back. One of my kids actually asked me where the seat belts were. Those were the days!


And this is Samuel and I on the playground. All the equipment was made of or made to look like vintage vehicles. Samuel was "driving" me along on this antique car when he told me that I had to get out and crank it so it would start. I told him that was man's work and I wasn't going anywhere.


And this is some fun with Elisabeth who loves to be hung upside down once in a while.

And this is a picture that one of the docents was kind enough to snap of all twenty of us together. Yes, that is really just one family. Hope, as I was looking back on this, it was so fun to think that this was your family every time you went out! If you all had half as much fun together as we did, it is no wonder you have such fond memories of growing up.


Seriously, you moms need to hop on board here. This weekly challenge has been such a blessing to me. And a lot of fun for my family, too! No one cares what you look like. No one cares what you are doing. When you are having fun and taking pictures, just hand the camera over for a minute. You won't be sorry!

22 comments :

  1. Great pics. Though you look a little bored on the car ride..LOL!!

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  2. I agree...this challenge has been great for me too! I think about getting behind the camera so much more now...so much that I realize I haven't taken as much as daddy this year. ;o)

    Loved your pictures this week...so did your little fellow get out and crank the car? Sweet story.

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  3. Those were great pictures of you and your kids. loved them. YOu are so beautiful!

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  4. Great field trip. I love how the families color-coordinated. I think it was smart of you to stay put and let your little guy drive you around (and crank the car too). Isn't how they did it back then too? ;)

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  5. That doesn't happen very often. I will have to make an effort to try this.

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  6. Love your post and pictures! And you said it very well in your last paragraph!!

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  7. Those are great! I remember that one about Samuel and the car. I thought it was so funny!

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  8. Love the post & pic's. I just noticed the vacation button. I am totally going to do this. We are going on vacation in September and this will be so much fun for the kids to do! Have you already mentioned what your family is doing for vacation? We are going hiking in Colorado this year. I am so excited!
    Blessings my friend!

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  9. This challenge is wonderful isn't it?! I LOVE all the pics, but the 2nd one is my fav! :)

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  10. Kat,
    Your family is absolutely beautiful! I have not done this challenge on my posts but seeing everyone else's pictures has definitely inspired me to pass the camera along a little more.
    Christy

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  11. Oh those are some FABULOUS pictures you have this week! I really like your look when you didn't want to crank the car. So much fun! Great pictures and I really like what you wrote!

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  12. Kat,

    I love looking forward to these posts and you're right. The only ones that really care so much about what we look like is us. We are the ones holding us back from so much.

    Love this post and think I am going to have to jump on in there with you on this.

    I did get your daughters invite and have become a follower of hers. If Caitlyn hasn't yet, she will tomorrow. She has early to late school sessions all the way through tomorrow like from 8am to 10pm. But I know she is looking forward to connecting with your daughters.

    Love and Hugs ~ Kat

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  13. What great pictures and it looks like it was such a fun time with friends.

    I love this meme, too, and will be posting one before my day is through.

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  14. the pic of you and moo is priceless!
    You are doing such a good job staying on the ball with this challenge! Keep it up!
    Luv Ya!
    nana

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  15. that's a great meme! Loving the pics...I love how everyone matches!!!

    Your kids will LOVE the forced family fun time...I know I still think about all the times we had and am now incorporating it into our family!!

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  16. What a fun day trip, I got a good laugh from your "man's work" comment

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  17. I love the picture of you where you told him it was MAN'S WORK! ha ha ha

    Cute photos. You're such a pretty mom!

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  18. Great pictures of you, so much summer FUN in them!
    My fave is the one you are with Samuel on the car =)

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  19. Great pictures! It's good to see you in some pics!!!

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  20. What great photos this week!

    I know what you mean about seasons of birth and death, I'm happily in one of birth right now after what felt like a long one of death. I'm sorry for your loss of your friend, she sounds like one amazing lady. A life lived fully!

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