Wednesday, April 28, 2010
On Saturday I was able to spend some time with our neighbor Atsuko and her twin boys, Kai and Aidan. We moved into our houses just a few months apart of each other and have over the years come to know them as good friends. Beki, at first spent a lot of time with her and the boys who were 3 at the time they moved in next door. She developed a special connection with Kai who is autistic. The boys share a birthday with John, November 16. Since then John and I have gotten to know Mike and Atsuko. We love to get the fire pit out and roast marshmallows in the evenings. I really wanted to try to capture some pictures of the boys that they would cherish. So we walked around out behind our houses and even though we only had a short time because Kai was getting a little anxious and then it started to rain, I was able to get a few pictures we all liked. Kai is starting to get used to having me around and the day he ran up to me and said Miss Aimee and gave me great big bear hug was very special because he doesn't usually respond to people in that way. He and Aidan have found special places in our hearts. We love you guys.
Beki and the boys
Atsuko and Aidan
Aidan and Kai
Monday, April 26, 2010
Spent some time today trying to catch a few good shots of the cats.
Beki took this one of bird.
No, Sadie, you cannot get the bird!
Sapphie is definitely queen of our house.
I really liked this one of Sapphie.
Can you see it in her face..."you are annoying me."
...and here's Zoey. She's not ours, but she has sort of adopted all the families in our neighborhood as hers. She's a sweetheart. Sometimes we find her sitting on our front window sills looking in like she's longing to be a part.
Saturday, April 24, 2010
Friday, April 23, 2010
Thursday, April 22, 2010
They were able to join me today with another friend and her children at the Botanical Gardens where we celebrated with her and her son. After the gardens, we had to go in honor of little E to an Ethiopian restaurant downtown. What a truly amazing day. I enjoyed the company of Alice and her girls again today as we spent time playing with and photographing her beautiful daughters. I really cannot look at their pictures without smiling and being blessed by their precious smiles.
Wednesday, April 21, 2010
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