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Tuesday, June 21, 2011

A Weed is but an Unloved Flower

A weed is but an unloved flower.  ~Ella Wheeler Wilcox

I'm loving my weeds right now. My daughter Maya is turning 8 soon, and I had birthday pictures on my mind. The morning was cool, the sky was blue, the grass (weeds) were vibrant green. I had Maya throw on a simple white dress and I straightened out her bed head. Sometimes impromptu unscheduled pictures work out the best. I am so pleased with these pictures of my beautiful daughter and my beautiful weeds. 

(Notice my cute little red chicken coop below)

Maya will play "model" for about a half hour, then she morphs back into the spunky, silly, funny girl that I adore.

How is your weed situation?



Alexis E. said...

She is a perfect miniature of you! Really sweet photos.


An enormous amount of spurge this year.

Now to more important comments. Maya is a complete natural. Beautiful girl. Beautiful photos. Enjoy being 8 Maya.

Allison at Novice Life said...

Great photos!

I put 'weeds' in my bouquets all the time!

Our Side of the Mountain said...

BEAUTIFUL photos!!!

daisy said...

You are GOOD. What a cutie patootie she is!

Weeds here are regulated by the HOA. Only 12 allowed per property! ;0)

Mrs. Farmer said...

I need more weeds! I usually have to steal them from the neighbors for little nosegays.

Maya looks beautiful. Good for you!

Mrs. Farmer

Meg@MegaCrafty said...

Gorgeous photos!

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RightHahn said...

Maya plays model very well - and for much longer than my boys:) Randy can get about 10 minutes out of them!

Beautiful job!!