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Lenox and Lincoln – 5 and 3

Where did these large children come from??  Just turning 3 and 5, my nephews suddenly seem like big kids.  Every age is fun, and there are so many more things we can do without naptimes, but it’s hard to believe these lanky boys were chubby toddlers not long ago. Love my sweet Lenox!  And love […]

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A Longwood Christmas – Longwood Gardens

After shooting a gorgeous New Years Eve wedding at the Wilmington Country Club, what better place to start the new year than a visit to the lush Longwood Gardens?!  Even when it’s cold outside the extensive green houses are a warm space to enjoy.  Here is the large East Conservatory. The recently renovated Ballroom which […]

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Grand Canal – Venice, Italy

My big international trip of 2011 was to Italy in October.  It’s a place I’ve wanted to see for a long time and I can’t wait to see more someday!  I spent a week with a group of fun wedding and portrait photographers in the lake region north of Milan.  The first panoramic is of […]

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Okefenokee Swamp

Over the Thanksgiving holiday my family took a little day trip to the Okefenokee Swamp in southeast Georgia.  It was a gorgeous day to enjoy the outdoors, and see a few flowers and a little fall color from the boat.  And yes, there were lots of alligators enjoying the sunshine too! I didn’t realize that 75% […]

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U.S. Botanic Garden – holiday train exhibit

This year’s holiday exhibit at the US Botanic Gardens, created by applied imagination, is extra cute and creative.  The largest part of the train exhibit “Who Lives Here?” features cleverly named houses that resemble animals.  The second part is models of Presidential homes.  It’s amazing to see such detail created completely from materials found in nature.  applied […]

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