Monday, December 12, 2011

So, its been awhile...

I guess the title pretty much sums it up. It's been awhile. I think it has been 6 weeks...and its not like I meant to take time off from blogging and updating my friends and family...but life...it sort of kept going and going and going and never slowed down!

Things have been crazy here. I don't even know where to begin....perhaps...

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This is the photo I used for the Christmas cards. I took them myself five weeks ago at the Botanical Gardens. I really wanted to hire a photographer but no one was willing to barter their prices. All I REALLY wanted was someone to take the photo who knew how to somewhat use the camera. I could do my own saving and editing of the photos...but no. And, you know if the photographer was really good I might have paid the price they were asking but I'm sorry they were not good. I don't do shadows in my photos -- if I'm paying you for excellent photos they better be excellent. The photographers that I LOVED well, just too much money -- the others, well, I could afford but didn't want to. I'm happy -- it was a good photo.

I used the photo on the Christmas cards which I mailed out over a week ago...did you get one? Well, if you didn't its probably lost in the mail and not coming back here since I forgot *gasp* to put the return address on the cards. I know this is going to bite me in the behind!

There were a few other favorite photos that I'll share:

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Aren't they cute? (Above) and look at Peanut's face (below)

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This was the best photo of all 3 kids together (which is why a family photo went on the card):

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Little man:

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Peanut:

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Gator:

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Photo taken by Gator:

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And...while we were there we decided it was a good time to explore their Amazing Butterfly exhibit. Let me just tell you -- it wasn't all that amazing. We saw ONE butterfly.

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It was a decent hands on exhibit...the end being the most fun when they could "fly like a butterfly"

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So, I guess it was cute and it was free for us...but if you had to pay money I would have been disappointed. In fact, while I like the San Antonio botanical gardens I've been there a whole two times. I probably won't go back unless I need a place to take a photo - its just not that great compared to other botanical gardens...the lack of a kids program (compared to other botanical gardens) and well...I guess if you want my opinion its not really worth the price of admission even if you got a really good deal. LOL!

In other news...I'll try and update more frequently. I do have lots of photos to go!!!

1 comment:

Kelly said...

I LOVE the first photo of the girls... awesome!