Today my oldest daughter turns eleven...
it seems like just yesterday she was born
with those beautiful lips
and big blue eyes
I loved photographing her - she was my inspiration
she celebrated her first birthday in the breathtaking mountains of Montana
but we moved back home in time for her sister to be born
these two are only 18 months apart!
such a precocious child
she still remembers these statues around The Avenue. How she loved them!
her loves... books, daddy & the dog
such a good big sister
a baby brother!
first day of school
riding her bike in the parking lot of the church around the corner from our house
she loves to take photos just like Mommy
see my photo?
may I please have the camera back now?
digging in the dirt patch
our first breakfast in our new house in Augusta!
best thing about the new house: frogs.
this one we named Max
second best thing about the new house: pool
my baby finally learned how to swim!
one year it snowed!!!
three best friends (sometimes)
my water bug
taking pictures at the rescue Zoo
the beach - the best place on earth
the favorite big sister of the new baby brother
new house. new school. not quite ready for summer to be over
Christmas in Augusta
more books... big ones now! read in just a couple days.
another summer at the pool!
I love love love that smile!!
another trip to the beach
everyone has extra smiles when we are out for Rita's Ices on vacation
another book... another year at school starts
look at how tall she's grown! she is nearly as tall as my mom and sister!
Happy Birthday Beth!!