In The Garden

Okay, get in your best Willie Nelson voice. Let’s all join in, “I have come to the garden alone…”. Well, actually, I didn’t come alone–I tagged along. Deed had a photo shoot scheduled Friday afternoon with a family, and the locale was the Garden of the Gods. In case you couldn’t tell from the different writing style and somewhat obscure reference to an old gospel song, this is not Erin blogging.

Usually when Daddy blogs, there’s a video, but not this time. It was such a gorgeous day that I decided to take my camera (Deed’s “old” one) and try my hand at some photos. Sarah was feeling so much better, and she and I had an absolute blast. If you’re ever in Colorado Springs, you must go to the Garden of the Gods. It is a public park full of great rock formations and views of Pikes Peak. I’ve included a few snapshots to prove that Sarah is feeling better.


Princess Pigbear and the Raiders of the Lost Ark?

I like this shot of a rock formation called “Kissing Camels”:
But Sarah might ask, why bother with Kissing Camels when you can kiss the earth? And then swim in the earth?

What a great time. The good news is that Mommy has a photo shoot today, too, this time in Fox Run Park. So we’ll get to do it all over again. I’ll leave you with this one.

A.K.March 17, 2007 - 12:50 pm

great work! Looks like you are pretty good with the camera yourself… love the last one of her with her two little teeth showing!

MeganMarch 17, 2007 - 1:58 pm

She does look like she is feeling better. What kid doesn’t love swimming in the dirt? I can’t wait to take the girls to the Garden of the Gods. It is a spectacular place.

WendyMarch 17, 2007 - 2:29 pm

Looks like she had fun , and is on the mend!! I too, swam in dirt as a kid. You should try it, it is alot of fun!!

JaniceMarch 17, 2007 - 4:46 pm

Beautiful pictures! I went to the Garden of the Gods a few years ago. Brings back good memories with my family! I like the one where you can stand underneath a rock formation and pretend you’re lifting it. Pretty neat. Glad Sarah’s feeling better!

Love the new banner!!!

SamanthaMarch 17, 2007 - 5:48 pm

That’s the Sarah I know – face down, eating the dirt.

JenniferMarch 17, 2007 - 7:39 pm

Great job Brent!! I see DeeDee isn’t the only talented one in the family! Thanks for taking over and keeping us informed and entertained!! Maybe we’ll hear more from you now?

JoyceMarch 18, 2007 - 9:36 am

It is so good to see and hear that Sarah is doing so much better. Love the back drops. It looks as if Deed might have some competition, when taking pictures!!! Way to go, Brent….
love to you all…

AnonymousMarch 18, 2007 - 3:51 pm

Brent, Erin, and Sarah,
We were fortunate to visit Garden of the Gods the first year you were in Denver during our visit. I still have the picture of Erin and my kids. It is a very beautiful place to visit and the views are unbeliveable.

Carol

Susie PSUMarch 18, 2007 - 4:02 pm

OK, I’m sitting in FL, a little bit sunburned from the beach, and now I’m homesick for Colorado Springs. Wandering from state to state makes us miss where we AREN’T, even though we are happy where we ARE.

AnonymousMarch 18, 2007 - 7:34 pm

Erin,
This comment isn’t about this specific blog entry. I absolutely love all your pictures!! You have such skill and talent. I am amazed at how Sarah “glows” in the pictures. I don’t know how you work the lighting to get that type of effect, but it is truly beautiful! This is the first time I have left a comment, but have browsed for a few months. I have enjoyed watching Sarah grow and hear all the stories about the girls from Samantha. The Baby Gap thing was too cool! I promise to start commenting. Take care and I’ll be in touch!
Joey Nels (Samantha’s friend if you don’t remember).

AnonymousMarch 19, 2007 - 12:08 pm

So happy that Sarah is feeling better. At least she he got to enjoy the beautiful weekend we had. Great pictures BRENT! Gina

AnonymousMarch 21, 2007 - 4:06 pm

Blogger,

That was a pretty corny reference to one of my solid gold hits. But at least someone remembered it.

W.N.

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