Saturday, August 15, 2009

12/365: Step By Step

SATURDAY AUGUST 15, 2009 (12/365)


While recovering from her leg fracture, Marlowe was barred from using the stairs for 11 weeks. Amusingly, she seems to have forgotten how to use them. She gets up just fine, but halfway down she stops, sits, and looks around like, "Hunh. Now what?" (If you're sensing that there might be a lot of Marlowe pictures for the rest of this project, you're probably right. This is also the only picture I took today.)

11/365: And Not a Drop to Drink

FRIDAY AUGUST 14, 2009 (11/365)


I went back to the harbor just so I could take and post another picture of it. The title, by the way, is true. It was very, very hot and sunny and I desperately needed a drink. This is what happens when you make unplanned stops, Project 365.

10/365: Water, Water Everywhere

THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 2009 (10/365)


Project 365 rears its ugly head. Today marks the first day I stopped somewhere specifically to take a picture. I've driven past what I believe is the Outer Harbor twice a day for almost a year now, almost every time thinking, "That looks nice. I should stop and check it out some day." I don't actually care for using large bodies of water and boats - I can't swim and I hate sitting in the sun for long periods of time - but I do like looking at them. I kinda like how you can see downtown Buffalo along the horizon.

9/365: Small Pleasures

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 12, 2009 (9/365)


My job is difficult. There are days I come home and wonder why I've insisted on working there for seven years now. But it is full of small pleasures and one of those small pleasures is first and second grade handwriting. I love it.

8/365: Art With Marlowe

TUESDAY AUGUST 11, 2009 (8/365)


As long as the kids aren't being a handful, I usually participate in art class. I find it relaxing and they seem to like it when I work alongside them. Sometimes I make things and then I don't know what to do with them as was the case with this paper snake. Still, this wasn't exactly what I had in mind.

7/366: Yu-Gi-Oh!

MONDAY AUGUST 10, 2009 (7/366)


One of my kids has been trying to teach me how to play Yu-Gi-Oh! I feel like he's speaking a foreign language. He assured me that it would get easier once I got familiar with all the different cards. "You have to know the cards in your heart and trust the cards in your heart."

Sunday, August 9, 2009

6/365: Here Comes That Rainy Day Feeling Again

SUNDAY AUGUST 9, 2009 (6/365)

summer in buffalo

Just another day in Buffalo, summer 2009. Rain, rain, and more rain. Oh, yeah, did I mention the rain?