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Sunday, August 3, 2008

Little Curly Shutterbug

Things we learned this weekend:

Laughing is easy and should be done for any reason, no matter how tiny.

You can never watch Little Nemo too many times (if you are two years old, that is).

Green Eggs and Ham is always fun to read, and if you have the entire book memorized, it's even better.

Your toes are never too tiny to get a bright pink pedicure.

Pretend food always tastes better than real food, and you can always have as much ice cream as you want.

Anything can be counted.

There is such a thing as a perfect egg beater.

You are never too young to adopt new technology and amaze your family.

A real camera is way more fun to use than a pretend plastic one.

An expensive camera is more exciting to play with than a cheaper one.

Auntie Tangobaby is a good sport.

Auntie Tangobaby will let you take a picture of her while she takes a picture of you. She'll let you use her camera if you're very very careful.

The world is full of all kinds of things to take pictures of, like stuff on night tables.

Use your flash if you need it. (Just don't blind bunnies and other things with eyes if you can help it.)

Some people like sharks.

Someone can take a picture of you while you are taking a picture of a picture of yourself. That's kind of trippy if you think about it.

You can never be too sweet and loving. If you are two years old, you can teach big people a lot more than they can teach you.


I love you, my little curly girl shutterbug. Remember always that I helped you take your first picture.


karey m. August 3, 2008 at 11:38 PM  

in the post below? she looks like shirley temple.

except, of course, heaps more beautiful!

i hope she never forgets the hopes you have for her life...or that, once upon a time, you thought she hung the moon and you were every star in her sky. you know? such a great moment to keep close.

Johanna August 4, 2008 at 12:24 AM  


Mtnhighmama August 4, 2008 at 1:09 AM  

This was the loveliest of lovely posts.

Phivos Nicolaides August 4, 2008 at 4:17 AM  

She is so cute and lovable! What a lovely post indeed.

paris parfait August 4, 2008 at 5:32 AM  

Oh she is adorable and no doubt loves being indulged and spoiled silly by her doting auntie. :) xoxox

Christina August 4, 2008 at 7:07 AM  

Adorable! I happen to be in love with her cute hands.

I feel the love from all the way over here.

NYC Tango Pilgrim August 4, 2008 at 7:45 AM  

A photography prodigy is in the making.

She is so cute...

Relyn August 4, 2008 at 9:24 AM  

I'd bet a new pair of tango shoes that your sister teared up when she read this post. Here's one more thing Little Curly Shutterbug learned, Auntie Tangobaby is the best.

robin bird August 4, 2008 at 9:37 AM  

i adore the title of this post :) and what a sweetie you are for being a fun auntie to miss curly bug! i like the little story board approach you use on many of your posts.

lalaland August 4, 2008 at 11:28 AM  

just as when the perfect greeting card makes the recipient cry, and you think to yourself "mission accomplished," I say to you ~sob~ job well done, Auntie Tangobaby. I'm reading your blog in the passenger seat and grateful not to be driving so I can be blind for the moment. I love seeing my Curly Girl through your eyes. And your lens. We're two lucky girls, to have you. Xoxo

Abbey August 4, 2008 at 11:29 AM  

Oh My Goodness. Such Cuteness! Such Sweetness.

Auntie Tangobaby is the Best Auntie ever!

Holly August 4, 2008 at 1:16 PM  

she is sooooo adorable!

tangobaby August 4, 2008 at 2:11 PM  

Hello hello hello all!

I think you all might have had just as much fun reading this post as I did in my hours with LCG. Thank you all for joining in the admiration party, and for karey m for making me cry first thing this morning (but that's okay, it was good crying). And to some new visitors, like Holly and Mtnhighmama and Abbey, hello hello!

And to lalaland, my baby sister, who will always be the most beautiful baby to me, because she was mine first. Thanks for making Miss Little Curly Girl for all the world to love!

Beth August 4, 2008 at 5:28 PM  

how incredibly sweet is this post ????

Oh my, it was just yummy !!!!

thank you !!

MR style August 4, 2008 at 7:24 PM  

your two blogs are cool !! great job

TheElementary August 4, 2008 at 7:55 PM  

You are magical. I loved the chubby hands on the 'technology' photo. Sweet and loving baby hands.
"Pretend food always tastes better than real food, and you can always have as much ice cream as you want." And who couldn't love a line like that? It's all true; you just put it to a sort of poetry ;)

studio wellspring August 4, 2008 at 9:42 PM  

how sweet is that?!?! such wonderful photos & joys you shared. you're making me miss my curly girl even more now. 2 weeks....

mrs. sarah ott August 4, 2008 at 11:22 PM  

oh this post just sends thousands of shutters in my heart. she is so easy to love. what a little shutterbug.

Mary-Laure August 6, 2008 at 8:24 AM  

She is beyond pretty. You're lucky to have kids in your life.

AscenderRisesAbove August 8, 2008 at 7:52 AM  

awwww i loved this little photo session. adorable. then adorable all over again.

Vanessa August 9, 2008 at 5:36 AM  

She has beautiful hands, and I really hope this will send her off on her way to taking pretty pictures just like her aunt. :-)

Wendy February 26, 2009 at 7:47 PM  

I was going to tell you how adorable those fat little dimpled hands are and then noticed a bunch of people already said. So, I'm not original, but definitely EARNEST! :-)