Thursday, May 14, 2009

Lexi

Today my oldest daughter Dally had laundry to do and she comes to her favourite laundromat, that would be here.

She had my grandbaby Lexi with her and Lexi is... well... no different than all three of my own children. They were screamers, and not content to sit and play quietly... ever. Oh Dal thought she had it easy when Lexi was born a month premature and she had to wake her to feed her, but boy oh boy things have changed.

Call it colic, irritable baby syndrome, gastric reflux, or whatever... we just call it cranky baby and apparently it runs in our blood... very deep. But those cranky babies turn into wonderful toddlers and eventually pretty mellow children so maybe it's all rolled into the baby stage and it's over and done early :) In my younger days this is what I kept telling myself so I didn't go insane :)

For the most part Lexi is like this...




...and this, tears sitting in her eyes after a screaming fit.





But every once in awhile, when the stars and planets line up perfectly, you get this!



And then you feel better knowing that she is happy some of the time :)

While Dally was here I got her to pose for a portrait picture. I have a few more photos to complete for my final assignment and the course I'm taking will be done. I've also created a watermark for future pictures.



Normally I would run a bit of a Photoshop clean-up on the picture but because I have to submit it I can't :( It pretty much has to be SOOC (straight out of the camera) and very little tweaking can be done.


You don't often see me on the blog but before leaving Dally snapped this picture with her own camera. It's the first picture of Lexi and I together :)

7 comments:

Moonshadow said...

Beautiful grandbably pictures. Such a stern little face. Looks like she could be REALLY stubborn. Speaking of grandkids, I've written a short story using pics of the grandkids, share it with your children and let me know what they think... http://ksborn.blogspot.com/2009/05/adventures-in-magic-kingdom.html

nikina said...

you take such beautiful pictures !! the little angel looks just cute...but ya...i can emagine...she has this "look" heheheh. the portrait pic of your daughter is very pretty and the pic of you and the baby is preacious !!!

Anonymous said...

Kansas,

She is a sweetie,screamer or not. Lovely picture of Dally and a really sweet picture of Nana and Lexi....Pat

LoneCowboy said...

great photos !baby is adorable, the portrait is striking...and i think your daughter has a gift for photography too :) her shot of you and Lexi is fantastic

Anonymous said...

Nice pics. She is so adorable.ab

Anonymous said...

The beautiful smile in the end is worth it all.

Anonymous said...

nice photo of you and Lexi// GGAB