you know you’re late when

  • Apr 16, 2010
you drop off a disk of images and

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the adorable little boy who was five days old in these photos comes toddling to the door.

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Yep, I guess that’s because I shot these on April 15th, 2009. It took me a year AN ENTIRE YEAR to edit them in Photoshop and throw them on a disk. Some kind of friend I am.

Enough self-flagellation. Who wants to admire this sweet baby?

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Poor little Will had such a rough delivery that the nurses had to put a sign on his isolette: “I have not been abused; I’m just bruised.” He healed quickly but his eyes were bloodshot and jaundiced.

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I love the ‘ordinariness’ of this shot– life at it’s sweetest.

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It takes a daddy to make a 10 lb. baby look this small.

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Ah, love. It’s even more delicious one year later.

April 19, 2010

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10 Comments

  1. Reply

    crissy

    April 16, 2010

    Oh, what sweet pictures! You’ve just made me that much more excited for our newest one to arrive!

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    Amy

    April 16, 2010

    (sniff… ) it was worth the wait… (sniff again. don’t cry, amy… sniff) Beautiful!

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    Selwyn

    April 16, 2010

    Oh, just gorgeous!

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    Rachelle

    April 17, 2010

    Incredible! I’m wordless.

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    Jeanelle

    April 17, 2010

    I would say they are totally and completely worth the wait! Absolutely stunning…

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    Sue

    April 17, 2010

    You have a real talent, Michelle. These are terrific photos.

    =)

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    Tracy

    April 17, 2010

    Now I want another one. πŸ˜‰
    xoxo,t

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    ashli

    April 17, 2010

    that’s the best part about your photos… we get to re-live and remember how dang cute they were.

    delayed gratification….it’s something i am trying to teach my kids right now.

    these are gorgeous! i love em!

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    Natasha

    April 17, 2010

    Aww, I love babies. Wonderful photographs!

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    Linkous

    April 18, 2010

    just got caught up here after having a bunch of my family come visit–beautiful pictures, and all our love to you and Ruth as you continue your healing in every way.

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