Children Makes Things Right ~ in Black and White

It has been so long since I blogged, I don't even know where to begin anymore. If the Zen master hears my whining, I'm sure I will be getting a long, stark stare...because as much as I huff and puff and make things complicated, the answer is simple:

JUST BEGIN

So I do.

I begin.

My "first" post is about children.  Because they make me smile. They always make things right. When I have Troy with me, I am happy. I am complete because my family is here:  Me + Josh + Troy = Family. At the end of the day, that is all who I need to be with... my kids.

You probably guess it right.  I haven't been entirely happy lately.  I've had an asthma attack at the beginning of Thanksgiving Week.  And as I am now just finally recovering and  catching up with work and life, I am sitting here squinting in front of my monitor, nursing a pink eye (not to mention missing two events I was looking forward to attending).

Nothing gets me down as much as getting sick. So I am very grateful to all my clients for the well wishes and for being so understanding and patient. If there is one thing I've learned these past few months, is recognizing that I am not "Super Woman" (well maybe in my dreams)  and know when it's time to ask for help - to ask for it! ....Note taken for next year for sure.

So anyhow, the following photos were taken a few months back (these were supposed to be for my October blogs ~ that's how behind I am).  These are my black and white interpretations and the colored images from this shoot will be on another blog post. You will notice that there are two different treatments for the B&W.  You decide which you prefer better.  But I think that they all evoke a sense of nostalgia and personally, provide warmth and solace to my heart. They make me happy.

I'm sure you've also had those days when you just feel so down. What do you do to shake off the blues?  What makes you get back to a better place?  I know sometimes I just need to ride it out...

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