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August 19, 2014

Summer is Slipping Away

Filed under: 66 Days of Summer — Karma @ 2:52 pm
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ACK! Everywhere I turn, I find reminders that summer nearly over. I’m in the single digits of days left to enjoy in that carefree, summerlike way. Meghan moves back to college on Sunday, I return to work on Monday, Sarah begins her senior year of high school a week from tomorrow. As if I needed one more reminder, yesterday, day 60 of summer, we picked up the proofs for Sarah’s senior portraits.
Senior portraits
This is a sample of the 30 or so shots that I have to choose from.

Today, day 61 of summer, is a day of errands and chores, blah, blah, blah. Here have a pretty butterfly that I saw on my butterfly bush instead!
Tiger swallowtail

You didn’t want to see pictures of housework anyway, did you?

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12 Comments »

  1. Butterflies are much better than housework! Now, someone doing my housework for me might be worth a picture. . . .

    Comment by Carol — August 19, 2014 @ 4:31 pm | Reply

    • Yes, I agree – someone else doing the housework would definitely be worth a picture! πŸ˜‰

      Comment by Karma — August 20, 2014 @ 7:56 am | Reply

  2. These portraits are beautiful, the one on the top right is my favourite! πŸ˜€

    Comment by Jill — August 19, 2014 @ 7:59 pm | Reply

    • Thanks Jill, and thank you so much for stopping by and commenting.

      Comment by Karma — August 20, 2014 @ 7:57 am | Reply

  3. I am counting the days and mourning the loss of summer, too. School starts for me on Monday. (sigh)

    Comment by bearyweather — August 20, 2014 @ 10:29 am | Reply

    • Work day Monday, school kids Tuesday. Big sigh here too!

      Comment by Karma — August 20, 2014 @ 9:16 pm | Reply

  4. Yes, I think you should take photos of the housework – maybe some beauty of the job would shine through, yes? πŸ™‚

    Comment by roughwighting — August 21, 2014 @ 9:30 am | Reply

    • Lol, I doubt it Pam – it seems like every time I clean up around here there is a family member not far behind to mess it up!

      Comment by Karma — August 21, 2014 @ 3:55 pm | Reply

  5. I remember when my babes had their senior pictures. Oh. Who can believe another ten years have passed?

    Comment by Kathy — August 21, 2014 @ 7:05 pm | Reply

    • Honestly Kathy – just who is sucking up all the years and taking them away from us? πŸ˜‰

      Comment by Karma — August 21, 2014 @ 7:23 pm | Reply

      • It’s a wood sprite,Karma. I’ve tried talking to him about it but he just giggles. Go figure! πŸ™‚

        Comment by Kathy — August 21, 2014 @ 8:03 pm

  6. Butterflies always trump housework! (That might explain why my house is such a mess yet I manage to have a huge collection of butterfly images…lol!) Good luck with the senior portraits. They all look good to me. I’d have a terrible time deciding.

    Comment by Robin — August 22, 2014 @ 10:40 am | Reply


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