Photo Op

I don’t usually post photos of myself on this site.  For that matter, I don’t usually post photos of other people on this site.  Mostly because this blog has never been about other people, and rarely even about me at the beginning.  I don’t do this for sponsorship, I don’t do this for fame or fortune.  I do this for me, and so I have something to look back in the years to come and reminisce.  So finding nine photos might be a bit hard, just bear with me and we’ll see how many I get!

Life. Love.Lauren

Seeing as how we’re on week nine, and I don’t have a spouse, that is going to be pretty hard.  So I’m going to try to find one with each of some of my closest friends.  I rarely post names on here, but I will use first names this once.  Let’s see what we can find via Flickr or snapfish….

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1. Tara, me, and Joclynn after kids camp a few years ago, someone thought it would be a brilliant idea to get on one of the child sized bunk beds and take a photo.  That same someone is also six feet tall and just hopped up, then laughed at Tara and I as we tried to climb on.

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2. I’m really trying to work on building a relationship with my new sister in law, Carrie.  Only I guess she’s not so new, they got married in 2011.  But it’s a slow process.  I’m to the right of the bride.

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3. I still define myself as a scrapper, though I don’t do it much anymore.  This is Gay, me, and Kyla.  Need to have Susanna and Ceci in this photo to be complete.

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4. Needed to have two of this one.  Me and baby bro.  The bottom one is from 2004 when he was on leave from the army.  Always loved this photo.

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5. Me and Chrissy, at a Giants/Redskins game.  We let her sit with us anyway.  Love how this one turned out, actually.

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6. Christy, me, and Rob at the drive in for my birthday a few years ago.  I have known Rob for almost 20 years now (ack!) and love he and his wife so much.  Such awesome people.

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7. I couldn’t find a photo of Beth and I alone that was less than 5 years old, so this will have to suffice.  Me, Helene, Beth, and June at a superbowl party.  Helene and I were friends for about twelve years (still are) but she recently remarried and I don’t see her very much.  June I met that night, and I adore her.  Still see her every now and again.

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8. Me and Ashley at Liz’s wedding.  Just a few weeks later, she’d meet Dave at church . . . who is now her husband.

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9. I couldn’t find another friend that was in a decent photo, but I love this one of my eldest niece and me.  So typical!  Taken at a diner when we got to play hooky one afternoon.

Edited to add: I was going to add this when I wrote the post, but I forgot.  So baby bro is a huge KISS fan.  Once he saw that photo, he was really really really bored at work.  So he opened Paint (remember that program???) and did this:
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