While I Was Taking Pictures

In case you were wondering how well the children tolerate this new photography interest of mine, know that sometimes there is a lot of plodding and grumbling, while other times they take full advantage of my attention being elsewhere to have fun of their own.

This is what they were doing while I was taking pictures of Mayapples.

Kids on the Rocks

Kids in the Creek

Abigial is Waiting for Me

Henry on Tree Roots 2

Henry on Tree Roots

Abigail Crossing the Creek

Abigail touching the algae

Abigail was quite taken with the algae in the creek and insisted that I touch it. She was right, it was very soft. I spent so much time playing in this creek as a kid, and it’s a delight to watch them explore and come to love it as well.

About rbpepper

Rebecca is an artist, writer, and photographer with degrees in Theater and Social Work, and is currently a Stay at Home Mom to her three kids. Some part of her house is always a mess, she lets her kids paint on the table and design their own costumes, and she makes excellent allergen-free cookies. She lives with her equally creative husband and children in a part of Virginia known for being "pretty close to Dulles Airport", and dreams of moving to an old farmhouse in New England.
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2 Responses to While I Was Taking Pictures

  1. Sally Thelen says:

    Becca, I LOVE all these pictures. I also spent my childhood playing in creeks (and petting algae), so they definitely brought back some good memories. 🙂

    • rbpepper says:

      Aww, thanks, Sally! I’m glad you liked them. And the algae. Did you have crayfish in your creek? I both wanted to catch one and was afraid of them.

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