Monday, April 27, 2015

And Then We Snapped - Week #38

Another week of photos! We started the week with a Harry Potter Birthday Party, ended with some I Spy reading and a lot of fun in between. 

“Youth can not know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young.” 
― J.K. Rowling

“Life is nothing without a little chaos to make it interesting.” 
― Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

“The first thing I notice is the sky, so full of blue and the kind of brilliant white clouds that make you ecstatic to have eyes. Nothing can go wrong under this sky...” 
― Jandy Nelson

“You need not be sorry for her. She was one of the kind that likes to grow up. In the end she grew up of her own free will a day quicker than the other girls.” 
― J.M. Barrie

“We live in a world where joy and empathy and pleasure are all around us, there for the noticing.” 
― Ira Glass

“The reason we race isn't so much to beat each other,... but to be with each other.” 
― Christopher McDougall

“Books are my friends, my companions. They make me laugh and cry and find meaning in life.” 
― Christopher Paolini

Now take a trip around our blog circle. Up next is Minnesota photographer Sarah Ann Photography

Monday, April 20, 2015

And Then We Snapped - Week #37

This week we took lots of trips to the park and I also used my new 16-18mm lens a ton. I did pull out the 50mm to freelens  some bubbles at the end of the week. Hope you enjoy this weeks photos! 

“Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.”
― Muhammad Ali

“The thing about a hero, is even when it doesn't look like there's a light at the end of the tunnel, he's going to keep digging, he's going to keep trying to do right and make up for what's gone before, just because that's who he is.”
― Joss Whedon

“The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.” 
― Winston S. Churchill

Today was school board elections. Buddy was mad because he thought we were going boating not voting. 

“The afternoon knows what the morning never suspected.” 

― Robert Frost

“As you grow older you will discover that the most important things that will happen to you will often come as a result of silly things, as you call them --"ordinary things" is a better expression. That is the way the world is.” 

― Chaim Potok

"Little airplane in the sky you point up at it
I watch your face as you watch it go by
Everything is perfect"

- Mason Jennings

“What a large volume of adventures may be grasped within the span of his little life by him who interests his heart in everything.” 

― Laurence Sterne

Now travel around the blog circle to see everyone else's daily photos. Up next is Allyson Wasmund Photography.

Monday, April 13, 2015

And Then We Snapped - Week #36

Another week of photos. We started with a fun afternoon at Aunt Babs's for Easter and a rainy trip to the Zoo. Midweek I got a new lens, a tokina16-28mm, and I have been playing with it ever since.

“Have you ever noticed how parents can go from the most wonderful people in the world to totally embarrassing in three seconds?” 
― Rick Riordan

When the sun shines, we'll shine together
Told you I'd be here forever
Said I'll always be a friend
Took an oath I'ma stick it out 'til the end
Now that it's raining more than ever
Know that we'll still have each other
You can stand under my umbrella
You can stand under my umbrella
- Rihanna

“A smile is the chosen vehicle of all ambiguities.” 
― Herman Melville

“One of the advantages of being disorganized is that one is always having surprising discoveries.” 
― A.A. Milne

“Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming "Wow! What a Ride!” 
― Hunter S. Thompson

“With everything so perfect, reality seemed somehow fragile, as if the slightest interruption could imperil her pretty future... all of it felt as tenuous as a soap bubble, shivering and empty.” 
― Scott Westerfeld

“You don't get heaven or hell. Do you know the only reward you get for being Batman? You get to be Batman.” 
― Neil Gaiman

Now travel around the circle to check out some more fun daily photos. Next up is Erica E. Photography

Monday, April 6, 2015

And Then We Snapped - Week #35

Another week! This week we enjoyed spring!

“One time I was standing on a corner in Chicago & a man stopped his car & asked for directions to a place I knew & I said that's too easy, ask me something harder & he yelled & said he wasn't playing games kid & then he drove off & I think about him sometimes & wonder if he ever got there.” 
― Brian Andreas

“It’s life. You don’t figure it out. You just climb up on the beast and ride.” 
― Rebecca Wells

“The reason birds can fly and we can't is simply because they have perfect faith, for to have faith is to have wings.” 
― J.M. Barrie, The Little White Bird

“I turn and I slowly walk away and I don't look back. It has always been a fault of mine, but it is the way I am. I never look back. Never.” 
― James Frey

“There are only two mantras, yum and yuck, mine is yum.” 
― Tom Robbins

Our first trip to B & G Milky Way for the year! 

“All around you, people will be tiptoeing through life, just to arrive at death safely. But dear children, do not tiptoe. Run, hop, skip, or dance, just don't tiptoe.” 
― Shane Claiborne

“I'm youth, I'm joy, I'm a little bird that has broken out of the egg.” 
― J.M. Barrie

Now travel around the circle to see what Allyson Wasmund Photography has been up too.