Wednesday, July 14, 2010

black and white Wednesday ~ my children

playground 1

'Play is the work of children.' ~ unknown
playground 2

'Stay a child while you can be a child.' ~ Stephen Sondheim


playground 3

'I choose to be happy...so I am!' ~ unknown

playground 4
' To love a child is to receive a glimpse of heaven. ' ~ unknown


playground 5


' The wildest colts make the best horses. ' ~ Plutarch


playground 6

' When I grow up I want to be a little boy. ' ~ Joseph Heller


playground 7
I never tire of watching them play...in fact my favorite pictures are these and one's similar where they're in the present and thoroughly enjoying the moment. And while they are playing, if I'm not playing with them...I'm watching them and I become ages 7 and 4 all over again.

the long road
Happy Wednesday! I hope this week has been good to you.
Hop on over to Lisa's blog at The Long Road to China to see many more black and whites. :)

14 kind words:

Number 6 and no more counting! said...

I choose to be happy .... so I am. I love that quote. And, that tune, one of my favs!.

The pictures are wonderful. they made me feel that I was right there with them.

Have a good Wednesday Gail.

Lea
xo

Karen said...

...What super shots of your fun-loving two~ can nearly hear the giggles!

Love Letters To China said...

Gorgeous! Love these shots. They are so stinkin' cute!

I love the quotes you posted below each photo. Your kids look so happy together... it puts a smile on my face just to see these pictures.

Happy Wednesday to you...

Hugs

k said...

great photos, i especially love the one of big sis helping out little brother :O) adorable.

Terri said...

I just love their smiles! You can tell they were having a blast! You capture the best moments n your pictures and I never tire looking at them! =)

Have a wonderful Wednesday Gail!

redmaryjanes said...

That first photo just warmed my heart. True sibling love.

Wanda said...

What great shots Gail. So fun and - like you say - in the moment. I'm like you - if I'm not joining them then I still do as I capture them.

Great quotes. My fav - "I choose to be happy.....so I am". Love it!

Have a great week!(I just said great three times, didn't I?)
xoxo

Ruthanne said...

I just found your blog...your children are gorgeous and your pictures are BEAUTIFUL!

Kayce said...

I too choose to be happy and it's the best way to be! Love your pictures this week...so full of joy, fun and pure childhood memories!

Jboo said...

Oh my -- they were having so much fun! Definitely made me smile and wish Maddy and I were there too! :)

Janet

Kim said...

OMW...
LOVE this post.. the kids make me smile..
Hugs..
Have a great week..

Dita said...

Oh, Gail, I was thinking the same thing... I was 4 and I was 7 again...in the playground with my own beloved little brother laughing with not a care in the world...just as childhood is meant to be.

Just beautiful the way you captured every aspect of their unabashed joy!

Half Gaelic, Half Garlic! said...

I would never tire of watching them play either..... I love these pictures and they perfectly capture the carefree and fun summer day they are enjoying!!

Hope you have a wonderful weekend Gail~

Lisa

Casey said...

I love these pictures!! So happy... and the quote is great too.

 
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