Friday, December 25, 2009

Ho ho ho!!!

Okay, granted Maggie ended up playing with the boxes and wrapping paper mostly... but Grandma T's baby doll captured second place, hands down. She was captivated by the eyes and the bottle of milk that she couldn't drink:)

Monday, December 14, 2009

Favorites of Tate & Eleece

I kicked off my photography blog... now I just need to find something to say with all the pictures I have back logged.

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Charlie Brown Christmas

Maggie reminds me of Charlie Brown in her Christmas dress.

Saturday, December 12, 2009

Friday, December 11, 2009


I have so many pictures of Maggie that I haven't shown anyone. Anyway, I thought I would share a few from months previous.

Inside the Crib

Under the bridge during intermission on our morning bike ride

I knew this size wouldn't last long

Our little explorer learns to stand

Only her Dad would allow her to put dirty bark in her mouth

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Gall Bladder Christmas

It has been over a week since Sara's Gall Bladder was removed. The day surgery went smooth, we went in at 2PM and were driving home by 7PM, just enough time to rescue me from Obama's war speech. We had the best doctors, which we attribute to everyones thoughts and prayers. Sara is recovering well. She has been on her feet and working this week. Meanwhile, I feel sorry for myself because I have cold. Sara got the house decorated for Christmas, I think it looks awesome. I like to stay up late just so I can hang out with Christmas tree lights. My favorite thing Sara does is turn the tree on... which lights up our little living area... yes, life we be pretty dull without her.

Wednesday, December 9, 2009


Nine short months. She caught her first cold... just when we were getting accustomed to sleeping through the night. It is probably from collecting signatures in the cold for "residents against rising HOA fees" or it is from HER COUSINS. It's got to be her cousins. For her nine month checkup, she didn't even flinch when the doctor stole blood from her heel. I attribute that to all the rough housing she does with her Dad. Her official weight 21 lbs 4 ounces and 29 inches long. I thought my arm muscles would keep up with her growth... not true.

Tuesday, December 8, 2009


Our house was like Candyland after a visit from Grandma. Our empty Advent Calendars were filled with Chocolate, our jars were restocked with Gingerbread and Mints. Currently, I am chewing on the Gum she left us. It probably hasn't been good for our colds but it sure has been good for our Christmas moral. Thanks Mom!

Monday, December 7, 2009

The Hawkins

It's hard being a photographer when all your relatives are beautiful.

Saturday, December 5, 2009

The Donovan's

Tasha's Favorites which just so happen to be a lot of my favorite images too!

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Behind Grandma Torgerson's Shed

I have so many fun pictures from Thanksgiving with the family. I thought I would start with this short series behind the shed. And a lot more to come...