Friday, March 30, 2007


Spring break continues. Our tree is getting new blossoms, though a couple of them seem exceptionally colorful.

I noticed the moon hiding above the tree, so I decided to test out my camera's zoom capabilities. Hmmmm, not bad.

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Thursday, March 29, 2007

Spring Break

A combination of warmer than usual weather, new razor scooters, and Spring Break, has driven Alex and Nick outdoors.

Here, Alex and Nick wrestle with their friend Brian.


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Tuesday, March 27, 2007

In Memory of Dave Gilbert

January 26, 1960 - March 25, 2007

The world was a little brighter with you in it Dave. We're gonna miss you.
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Sunday, March 25, 2007

Poker Night

Alex wonders why the camera is being pointed at him.

Alex and Nick demonstrate how to properly eat candy.

Mmmmmmm, yummy.

Nick's poker face.

Michele counting her winnings.

Nick hauls in a stack.

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Dolly in the Dryer


Dolly likes to be wherever things are happening, even if that means putting herself right in the action. I had to double check before filling up the next load to make sure she wasn't still hiding in there... somewhere...
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Saturday, March 24, 2007



This is Alex and Nick with their friend Taylor back in October of 2004. She lived close to our old house, and always carried a little sunshine with her wherever she went. We miss having her for our neighbor.
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Friday, March 23, 2007



Michele savors her victory after a no holds barred backgammon match. Go ahead, gloat all you want, because vengeance will be mine :)
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Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Hey Jude

Definitely one of my all time favorite songs growing up. Enjoy!

Sunday, March 18, 2007

Blast from the Past

I believe this picture was taken sometime in 1967. That's my uncle, Bob Harden posing with me and my brothers in our kitchen. That's me on his lap. I would have been about 4.

Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Photo Effects

I've never really experimented before with adding effects to pictures, but decided to give it a shot with a couple I took last weekend. I'm no expert, but I think I did ok.

Here's the original of the first shot. Nick was standing at the top of the stairs, acting casual.

Here is the edited shot. I let Nick direct me on the effects he wanted. He was interested in an older, antique look.

Here is the original of the shot of Alex. This is a freeze frame of him trying to catch a nerf football.

Here is the edited shot. I took all the color out of the background, and added some blur around the edges.

To get the full effect of these photos, click on them and look at the larger versions, the smaller ones just don't do them justice.

Sunday, March 11, 2007

Sunday Afternoon

What a great Sunday afternoon we had. We grilled steaks, played basketball, threw frisbee, tossed a nerf football, did some skate boarding, and just had a great day. Not only that, but we also caught it on film with my new digital camera.

Alex tosses the nerf football sky high.

Alex bobbles the nerf.

Nick takes a spin on his bike.

Alex makes a running grab for the frisbee.

Nick makes a leaping grab on the frisbee.

Michele's toss is right on target.

Nick anticipating the next toss.

Nick gets ready to throw.

Alex cruising on the skateboard.

Nick hanging ten.




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I discovered this new website that creates flash animations of your photos, here's an example of what can be done in about 5 minutes.

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Inside the Eye

Alex just had his eyes checked for some new glasses, and these were the images created of his eyes.