Tuesday, October 14, 2008

A little story.

When you're a six year old girl,
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a three year old girl,
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or even an almost two year old girl,
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getting your picture taken can be quite a fun undertaking. Someone is there to focus on you and wow, little girls dig that! However, when you're a nearly pre-teen boy,
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the whole thing is not really that much fun. Especially when the crazy lady with the camera makes you stand like the VonTrapp family
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or dance silly little girl dances like ring around the rosy.
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I mean, sometimes some cool stuff happens, like when the photographer pretends to fart (sorry, we're talking kid here) to get everyone to laugh.
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(by the way I can't tell you how big that picture makes me smile. Lookit little miss over there on the right covering her ears!)

Or when mom and dad share a kiss and you act grossed out, but she catches you smiling from ear to ear.
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It's especially annoying when your pesky little sister tries to steal the limelight.
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But in the end it's easiest to give in to her cuteness.
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And, in all honesty it's kind of fun to help get your little cousins to look at said crazy photographer.
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Now, this last image I might not have shared as a part of this story (although I love it) except really,
Cost of gas to get to UT: $3.30 a gallon
Session fee with me: $150
Look on pre-teen boy's face as I jump like a crazy monkey in a last ditch effort to get small girls (who are DONE) to look at me: PRICELESS.
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3 comments:

JackieP said...

Courtney..the pics are soo cute -as usual!! I love the little story in the blog- it made us all laugh! :)

stacey said...

I love the story and it almost makes me look forward to those preteen years with my two. Of course I now have all of the Sound of Music going through my head - "up in the nursery an absurd little bird is popping out to say "cuckoo." Gorgeous pictures Courtney!

Lisa B said...

LOVE this story. :) Love the pictures, too.