Shutter Story (#15) - Pebbles in the Autumn Pond

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Snapshots of time are a lovely thing. This photo from 2010 I stumbled across again yesterday. I needed the smile that it brought me, it has been kind of a tough week. Don't you love the simple things in life sometimes as the greatest of all! Here I am with my little boy enjoying a beautiful fall day together.

I am calling this series Shutter Stories (that link will show you my previous posts). I have been pulling out of my photo archive to share both old and new shots. I give a very short narrative and then I'll let the photo tell the remaining 1000 words of the story. hope you enjoy! craig

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Debb Janes
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I know that when my professional life throws me frustrations and curves, I seek solace in my family. This photo is a reminder of the simple joy that love brings us - the ripple on the water and the colors are lovely. Sending you positive thoughts. D

Feb 26, 2012 11:02 AM #13
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So true, Craig, the simple things can bring such joy!  It's a beautiful photo and I hope next week is much better.  I have to get started on your class.... hopefully this week.  Thanks for all you do here in the Rain!

Feb 26, 2012 11:04 AM #14
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Jeanne and Ralph - great memories

Lindsey - it is good - thanks

Lisa - nudge, nudge, you must do it! thanks

Jerry - family and friends moments! thanks

Mark - fun sledding! love it!

Maria - defining moments - and photos help keep the great memories alive

KM Group - thanks so much, nice you visited

Frank - impossible not to smile, remedy!

Debb - I'm glad you stopped by - thanks :)

DeeDee - simple joys - glad you liked - look forward to seeing you in class :)

Feb 26, 2012 11:16 AM #15
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Love the photo my friend.  If you need to chat give me a call. 

Feb 26, 2012 02:19 PM #16
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Debbie - glad you came by for a visit - thanks, appreciated

Feb 26, 2012 05:58 PM #17
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Craig~~ Missed the photo this morning.. but it is a beautiful shot of you and your son. Truly priceless.

 

Feb 26, 2012 08:40 PM #18
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Hi Craig--this really is a great photo--simple but also very moving.  Love how the moment was captured. 

Feb 27, 2012 12:58 AM #19
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Great picture, great presentation.  That one might just be a keeper.  But thanks for sharing it anyway!

Feb 27, 2012 02:53 AM #20
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Janis - glad you came by even 'later' :)

Janet - great moments, thanks for visiting

Jay - isn't it great digitally speaking - keep and share are not mutually exclusive! :)

Feb 27, 2012 10:19 AM #21
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Indeed, the simple times... What's weird is time is going to fly by and all of a sudden you look around and all your kids are grown and off on their own adventure. I love my treasures, those wonderful simple moments frozen in time... great memories.

Feb 27, 2012 12:07 PM #22
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Rene - can we just stop the clock for a while! make the days and years count - glad to see you :)

Feb 28, 2012 10:56 AM #23
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Hi Craig. Beautiful picture... Keep smiling! Ken
Feb 28, 2012 11:43 AM #24
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Sorry Craig, i have been reading my favs but haven't had time to comment as of late...keep your spirits high and enjoy the son time above all else!

Mar 03, 2012 04:33 AM #25
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AHHHH so true " the simple things in life are sometimes the greatest of all!"... I haven't been to class...shame on me...need to get going.

Mar 07, 2012 02:58 PM #26
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That is a very sweet photo but  good thing Riley Rover and I were not there. We would have water and sand and chaos everywhere!

Mar 11, 2012 07:07 AM #27
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Ken - always happy to see you, thanks friend :)

Ginny - wise words, glad you came by! :)

Rebecca - we can't miss the most important things!

Cheryl - Riley is welcome anytime, that would have been fun too! :)

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What a great photo Craig...thank you for sharing it with us.

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Craig, your photo speaks louder than words.  Don't lose track of this picture, I believe that when your son is older this will represent a precious time to him.  Maybe a great gift when he turns 21?

Mar 27, 2012 07:22 PM #30
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Coming across an old picture that you have such positive associations with is a great thing. 

May 17, 2012 07:02 AM #31
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Craig, what a wonderful photo. I love the 'mood' of it and can imagine you having a nice conversation there with your little boy as you watch for fish.

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