Wednesday, September 10, 2008
picture day and fun projects
Yesterday was picture day at school for Grace. I detest school pictures. My husband and in-laws think they are a necessity of life. I could happily forgo them. I have a theory about portraits but I won't bore you with it right now. I took my own photos of her.
I will say I love the warm morning sunrise on her while she sits on the red armchair - isn't it beautiful are warm and pink and red and purple. She was so relaxed and sweet.
Light by prism light. I have three prisms tacked (with that tacky stuff that they use on packaging) to the window that is high up in the entry. They throw their light around the room in the morning. I wish I could line the whole ledge up solid with them. Maybe I will someday.
Light and I had fun in the yard yesterday and she was a big help. I love her imagination. I put the squeeze spray nozzle on the hose and set it to shower. She got her hands arranged so that she could squeeze it on and off. "Fireworks!" she said as she squeezed it on and off in short bursts.
Last night, I got a phone call from the mother of one of Light's classmates. She was calling to RSVP for Light's big party. Then she interrupts herself to ask me "You are crafty, right?" Well the upshot of the conversation is that I will be photographing Light's class and the students of a class whose teacher doesn't have a parent representative. The photographs will be made into commemorative books for the school's Celebrate the Spirit silent auction and fund raiser. Should be fun. The woman said that last year a glazed cake plate she made with all the kids painting on it and signing it made three-hundred dollars.
BTW just to share some stress in my life. I've been cleaning. My MIL arrives on Friday night and will be staying with us for 18 days. My jaws ache already.