Week 1- Project 365

For 2013 I decided to do a photo-a-day challenge, 365 pictures representing the year. Here is week one of fifty-two.

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New Year’s day the whole family was hanging out on our bed. The boy decided he wanted to be in only his diaper. This was a new request for him.
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This past Fall, our little Dwarf Orange tree was host to several Orange Dog Caterpillars. I left them to feed on my tree. The tree hasn’t been much of a producer in the way of fruit. I figured some creature should be able to benefit from it. We had about 12 caterpillars in all. Slowly they all left, except for one. We were blessed with a single chrysalis. From my research, it seems this little fella will hang out until the weather is warmer. In time, we may be blessed to see the swallow-tail butterfly that emerges. Then we will have seen the full life cycle.
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Pretty Plastic.
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Boo has been with us almost since the beginning. He is old now 18 years old. I remembered today that he used to wear our shoes. He would put his two front paws in our shoes and it looked like he was wearing them. I can’t remember the last time he did that and it made me a bit sad that I almost forgot.
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I had first heard about informal milk sharing a while ago and thought it was kind of weird. I was led to a Facebook page that helped mamas coordinate and network the sharing of breastmilk. Having a small stockpile of milk in my freezer that was approaching its best-use-by-date, I reached out. Today I gave my small stash to a mommy and her baby. It didn’t feel weird at all.
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Three people I love; my sister and my two kids.

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4 comments

  1. Great idea! Not sure I could limit myself to one photo. Of course mine aren’t artistic like yours, so that’s probably why. You’d have to see at least 3 of them to get the idea. ;-P Of course the other problem is I’d forget a day (or a week) and then it would be recorded, forever driving me crazy. Looking forward to seeing more of yours. 🙂

    • You are so right. I’ve heard from others who have done this that it can be difficult at times. I think some days I might just be glad to get something posted even if it ends up being from my outdated camera phone.

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