[fifty two]

grace blossoms, bubbling into my life like the first signs of spring5.16.12
 softest of light upon the softest of skin
your wispy flyaway curls.
why did I get the most beautiful friends in the world? surely it's not fair to everyone else.

You let me be at peace again.
while she lay sleeping.
This is so delicate and lovely. I like it a lot.

“The real things haven't changed. It is still best to be honest and truthful; to make the most of what we have; to be happy with simple pleasures; and have courage when things go wrong.”
Laura Ingalls Wilder
This is an expansion; it's at least five photos put together. I saw the beautiful sky contrasting with the wonderful green grass and had to take photos. The cows were a happy accident, haha.
samantha has piercing eyes, everyone agrees.

i'm in love with the light here and the highlight/shadow contrast around the collar of my shirt.
"But you went away,
How dare you?
I miss you.
They say I'll be okay,
But I'm not going to ever get over you."
I will watch you set, my love, knowing you will rise tomorrow. And that is certainly the most beautiful part of your goodbye.

baby, i'm amazed by you.
I love old quilts. J'adore :)

joey has gorgeous freckles. and a great, intense face.

i love the dreamy feel to this. here are the other photos I almost chose for this week.

Yes, I'm doing a lot of silhouettes. Not intentional... just turned out that way. I love the leading lines in this one.

or maybe, 'slow fade'? I absolutely love this concept.
prairie girl.
Self portrait.
I love the drama in this shot.