Nothing looked right on this console table.. until now.
Ok.. if you don’t want to hear gushy and borderline boastful thoughts about a 7 year old from her own mother, swipe left. Or up, or whatever. Because it’s about to go down.. I don’t know what it’s like to share my heart and soul with more than one child. I only have one. This one. She told me when she was around 4, that wasn’t true. She told me I must have had so many babies in all of my other lives, and that’s how I knew just what to do with her when she came along.
The truth is, she is a gift that I know took lifetimes to earn. She showed up earthside 7 and a half years ago with her own deep and colorful world of purpose and meaning and somehow I got chosen to join it. Ok, so she’s a huge pain to get to sleep every night, and the most difficult subject I’ve ever had to work with... but her big and heavy thoughts about all things nature and animals,
in that tweety bird voice,
that once scared me a bit,
have become songs that flood me with inspiration and meaning and art. 🖤
Greenery arch with love birds after dancing their hearts out? Yes please! We love to sneak our couples away from the dance floor after a couple rounds of epic dance moves and do a quick 15-20 minutes relaxed bride+groom sesh. So many of our couples after reception sesh just ooze love and relaxation and pure bliss😍 No schedule to get to, no people to answer to: perfection
We went to the arcade tonight with some good friends. While we were there two of my former students came up to me (I used to teach high school). They were married and introduced me to their darling son. It was soo fun to see them again after so many years...Do you ever have those moments where worlds collide—in your mind you are the same age but you recall all that has happened since and realize how much time has truly passed?! Soak in every moment, time flies. ❤️
I’ve been doing some different things lately photo wise. These are super fun projects but they definitely take editing to another level time wise. I have a few more things like this that I’ll be posting over the next couple days.
10 1233 hours ago
4 weeks with you, today, Forrest. You’ve found your voice (hello, cranky pants!), loooove to snuggle (unlike your big brother), and weigh a whopping 2 lbs more now than when you were born. I can’t even believe the cute baby in this photo is the same one I’m staring at now! Trying to take mental (and actual) photos every second I get! (📸 @corriebutlerphotography edited by me!)