Photo of the Day: Owl Always Love You

Last weekend, in contrast to yesterday’s four inches of snow, was actually quite warm. So we took a trip to the zoo. It was fun watching Baby K show interest and interact with the animals more than previous trips to the zoo. The first picture is what we claim to be her favorite animal – since her entire room and half of her wardrobe is adorned with owls. The second photo is probably her true favorite. The tamarin was actually very intrigued by Baby K!

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Photo of the Day: All Eyes

I’ve been so busy editing photos from two recent portrait sessions that I haven’t had much time to shoot/edit photos of Baby K. This is one of my recent favorites … just playing at home on a cold day.

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Photo(s) of the Day: Nature Sanctuary

One of the aspects I love about where I live is that despite the size (pop. ~30,000), and the location (the Midwest), there are still fun things to do. The Matha Lafite Thompson Nature Sanctuary is a great way to spend a morning or afternoon. We’ve taken a picnic and gone on a few hikes there twice now, but this was the first time with Baby K. Saturday felt like a nice day, until we started hiking in the sun. It was hot. We saw a lot of small wildlife though, and it was so nice to have a laid back Saturday afternoon – the first one in months! If only we had Labor Day once a week instead of once a year!

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These flowers attracted a lot of bees. (What kind of flower is it?)
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Along the Rush Creek trail. The water was too high to cross and continue the hike.
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Can you spot the frog?
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Baby K taking a breather after being in the hot Ergo carrier.
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Baby K observing a caterpillar. She loves The Hungry Caterpillar book!