Monday, October 17, 2011

09-24-11 to 10-09-11

Ready to see some awesome pictures? I'm trying to not get too far behind again, so here we go!

10.09.11

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We had a Groupon for this brunch place called the Tavern and we finally went and used it (the day it was set to expire because we are awesome like that). I LOVED those potatoes. As in, I would probably marry them if it was legal to do so. : )  We'll probably go back if we're ever in the area. It was a pretty good little place.

10.08.11

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I mentioned a cute photo shoot that I'd be doing during my last blog post. Well, this was it. Not done editing all of the cute photos, but this is one of my faves!

10.07.11

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This shot was taken at the end of a disastrous six mile run. I thought I was a tad demented because I thought  they looked like flowers. But then someone else did tell me that the stones in fact do look like flowers.

10.06.11

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Oh, yeah. We have two dogs now. Hannah is our newest furry creature. Chase is still dealing with giving up his only child title, but I think that they'll be good friends at some point.

10.05.11

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The last watermelon of the year for us. I'm sad to see it go. : (

10.04.11

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Asparagus. Yum. PS - iPhone charger bokeh is kind of cool? Or maybe distracting?

10.03.11

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Ok, here's the new dog's face. Chase hates that he now has to run faster to get HIS toys. : )

10.02.11
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Walking through Home Depot. Don't ask.

10.01.11 - Missing. I took a picture but didn't add it to flickr for some random reason.

09.30.11

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My parents were in town again. That's my dad.  He made us drive all the way to Arlington to go to this place.

09.29.11

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World's greatest running socks. Seriously, when I don't wear them I fell like I am going to die. They are magic. Or so I believe.

09.28.11

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These people really wanted to sell us a car.

09.27.11


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Loved this book. I really need to write a review and share with you guys!

09.26.11

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Best spaghetti sauce.  Seriously, this and a little Italian sausage. Magnificent!

09.25.11

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I thought I'd be a cool chick and choose a funky color when I got my last pedicure. Note to self. I am not cool and or funky and purple toes bothered me. A lot.

09.24.11

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Another groupon that needed to be used. Isn't that funny I started this post with a shot from a groupon and I'm ending  it with one. We went to the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens (which is free) and our groupon was for the Japanese Garden (the only garden that is not free). This is actually walking back to our car. Here's the thing about this shot. I took it without looking and my camera phone was upside down. I think that even if I had been looking I would've composed this shot the same way. It's one of my favorites from my iPhone ever.

Friday, October 7, 2011

OMG - Two times in one week

This is a recent record for me! Although, I do really have plans to be completely caught back up by this weekend so you will probably see at least one more post from me! Tomorrow, I am shooting the cutest family in the world if the rain holds out, so be looking forward to that as well.

09.23.11
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Pretty sure that I took this exact same picture at some point last year. Maybe I should try to find it to see how similar they really are. But anyway, for the same reason I liked this one before, I really like it now - wax myrtle bokeh. Seriously, the best thing ever.

09.22.11
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Best nuts anywhere. : )

09.21.11
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Home sick. I just really loved the look on Chase's face here. Doesn't he look guilty?

 09.20.11
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Dead/dying roses. You can see alive pictures of them further down.

09.19.11
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The reason I take pictures??? I suck at any other type of art. Yeah, that's my attempt at drawing something on the iPad.

09.18.11
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My first 5K. This is what I looked like after. Yeah, my face was really red. It was really hot outside. You can read the race recap here if you are so inclined.

09.17.11
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For three and a half years we've been all alone on our side of the street and then in the last few months the building has started. Boo.

09.16.11
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Finally got my bike hung up. Now if we could just get Ditz's hung (his is going above mine). Ignore the random plant. it's not there anymore.

09.15.11
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The starting of the perpetual cold that plagued me for three weeks.

 09.14.11
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It's been a while (other than in this post) since Chase made an appearance in a POTD. So here he is playing. Just FYI that ball in his mouth is tiny. : )

09.13.11
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This was when I still thought that it was allergies and not a cold.

09.12.11
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See I told you those dead flowers were actually quite pretty when they were alive. I bought them on clearance because they were already starting to turn, so you can imagine what they looked like by the time I took the other pictures a week later.

09.11.11
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This is where I was on the 10th anniversary of September 11th. About three miles into my first five mile long run. I heard the church bells all through downtown start chiming and stopped and snapped this shot.

09.10.11
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We take green chiles seriously in this town. All the grocery stores do a chile fest and a lot of the Mexican places do to.

09.09.11
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What I was reading on this day. Women's Running & My Name is Memory by Ann Brashears. You can read my review here.

09.08.11
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Went on the first photo walk in a looooong time. Unfortunately, it was a major bust. Oh, well.

See, I am closer to being caught up!

Plus, if you are wanting to keep up with my training for my half marathon you can be bored to tears by clicking here!

Thursday, October 6, 2011

So where were we?

Alright, I promise no more book reviews until I am caught up on pictures! : )

09.07.11
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From my three mile run. There was really nothing better that I took a picture of that day. Sorry for the first picture in this post to be blah. : )

 09.06.11
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Our new computer for watching TV. How weird that I am posting this picture today. RIP Steve Jobs.

 09.05.11
090511-89.jpg Hiking with the hubby. I just remember feeling pain the entire rest of the week after this hike. I think we pushed a little too far.

 09.04.11
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At the in-laws. I love this old truck, but can never get "the" picture of it. This one is pretty close, but not perfect. Guess I'll keep trying.

 09.03.11
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I don't even remember why I took this picture (it was over a month ago). All I know is that it makes my look like an super athlete. You know, bicycling gloves & shot blocks. In fairness, this was a fairly long ride.

09.02.11
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Sometimes this is the best you can do on a given day.

 09.01.11
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The problem with waiting so long between taking, editing and posting the photos is that for some (see 09.03.11 as well) I have no idea what I was going for. Such is the case of this one.

 08.31.11
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Early evening bike ride. I like riding in this neighborhood, but I have no idea why.

 08.30.11
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OMG. A picture that I actually brought my camera to work. I've been really lazy with my photography for the last few months. This was a big deal.

 08.29.11
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I love Tootsie Pops. They are fan-tab-ulous. : )

So that's all folks. There would have been more, but the stupid computer was going so slow last night that I was having issue editing. Here's hoping that I do another week or so tonight or tomorrow so that I can get close to catching up. I guess the really good news is that I actually have been taking the pictures...it's just the editing and posting that I seem to have an issue with lately.