S: These are a few of my Favorite Things
BC: "How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard." ~Annie
FC: My Favorite Things 2011
1: Zellwood Sweet Corn | Ichetucknee Springs | Jekyll Island | ...Yes! These are a few of my favorite things
2: Grandmother Mitsuko, 1953 & 2002 | Great Grandfather Arzie | Old Photographs -particularly of people I know!
3: Old Photographs | "What has been caught on film is captured forever... it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything." | Me, and cousins Jennifer & Candance 1976
5: “A friend is someone who understands your past, believes in your future, and accepts you just the way you are.” “Truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget.” | "Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence." | Friends and good manners will carry you where money won't go.
6: In May of 2011, I took my first Cruise, a 7-Day Western Caribbean on the Disney Magic. Our first day was truly Magical: From the grand entrance to the welcome buffet, I was in heaven!
7: Our cruise week had the best weather | Our Stateroom - Love It!
8: After a groggy start, we awake in Key West! We ventured a few shops but didn't last but a few hours on foot. Next time we'll take the trolley!
9: The Key West Toy Factor was awesome! We picked up A wood carved seahorse and other souvenirs
10: Jasmyn in Our First nightly restaurant: the Animators Palate | Stellar Room Service - Love it! | Shopping - Love it! | My sprained ankle was the only thing that hampered the trip | The Disney Cruise Line photo album - Love It! But don't need it
11: The Towel-gami and nightly turn-down service was the best. We'll miss it!
12: Jazz was Not Happy with the heat and humidity | We're on the open ocean! What a beautiful Blue | The Cayman Islands
13: Snorkeling with the stingrays
14: Authentic stone-ground tortillas with ... stuff | "Yum, stuff is good!"
17: Sun, Sand, and Snorkeling... Love Chankanaab! | Sun, Sand, and Snorkeling... Love Chankanaab!
18: Castaway Cay, Bahamas
20: Born August 31, this sweet little girl has been my greatest achievement
21: My Happy little girl
22: Little Miss | Jasmyn plays her "flute"
24: Mommy Moments
25: Happy Memories | Happy Memories
27: I love older photos of me - to see the changes as I age and appreciate where I've been keeps me humble!
28: Whether it's the golden hue of the Cremello, the random yet strategic blotching of a tobiano, or the flowing tresses of the spirited Gypsy Vanner - horses have always embodied a freedom and grace I've long envied. Even the most hardened soul can appreciate the beauty and grace of a well-built equine. | “Horses make a landscape look beautiful”
30: The brilliant photography of Mark Barrett