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Wednesday, July 8, 2009


Like a black-clad shadow moving silently through the tomb-like halls of an art history museum, I've gone and burglarized the world wide web. I love this blog so much that I've spent the last two days copying it. Not content, mind you, just html. And I didn't actually copy it (since the blog author has a right-click disabled blog), but, more accurately, I painstakingly recreated it. I love the layout. It may not seem like much, but it's beauty lies in its simplicity. Now, that said, I also love the content. Every time I visit Amy's blog, I feel like I've entered a world that moves in slow motion. Everything seems so calm and serene. I should probably mention that she is also an AMAZING photographer. I love the way she captures life - her perspective. It's as if her camera is a natural extension of her body. I can't imagine what she does with all the pictures she takes. My computer is nearly full and I've got two external hard drives that are rapidly filling up as well. Anyway, that's my story and I'm sticking to it. It's lucky for me that Anders has been sick because it makes hunkering down for an extended stay in front of my computer much easier. The boys have been watching movies all day for two days straight. We're going to be ready for a beach day as soon as Anders' cough settles down!

Here is a bit of eye candy for you.

Our sprinklers have been coming on later than usual. I think Dan changed the time when he changed the frequency. So this particular morning, the boys woke up, dashed outside, and had a grand ol' time getting soaked in the spray.

<--Soren and Anders -->

We have loads of rusted old gardening tools. They get that way from disuse and mistreatment. I leave them out in the rain. :0( But I really, really love the burnt orange color of rust. It's such a rich hue.

He inherited that tongue from his Mama. I think kids keep us young because they delight in simplicity; they turn the most unremarkable circumstances into pure enchantment. I think I'll go for a spontaneous romp in the sprinklers. Toodle-oo.


Erika said...

Great shots. You are a gifted photographer. I wish we lived closer so you could take some photographs for me!

Your boys are perfect. I love them! So I think we need to start planning the next reunion. Thoughts?

Daniel said...

My goodness Lizzie, you are awesome with this photo stuff!

Brooklet said...

I do love your new layout- very clean, very simple. and I love these pictures, they look so green, so summery.

Liz said...

Thanks guys! I've made a few recent photoshop discoveries that are greatly improving the web presentation of my photos. I am thrilled!

Brooke, I agree that these are very summery. I can almost smell the pictures. :0)

P.S. I am thoroughly enjoying my new blog layout. I love it so much that it makes me want to write more! :P

Jacqui said...

Ok, so I'm in love with your blog layout. Now, I know I never post anymore, but maybe if I had such a great layout, I'd want to post more too! Any chance I can copy it? :)