Wednesday, April 29, 2009

New photos...

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Tuesday, April 28, 2009


Sometimes you just get lucky... I went on a little photoshoot. I had no idea what I was going to shoot or where but I pulled into a pond area where i saw an amazing Dogwood... And this is what I found instead! I think spring time is becoming my favorite season of the year!

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Here are some shots that I have taken in last couple of days...

First set is from when the Family went to Baltimore Zoo...

The Second is from Medieval Times...

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~ Justin

Friday, April 24, 2009


So I am a huge Yankees Fan. I remember talking with pop (my dad) about the Yankees and how he grew up watching, routing and falling in love with players like Mickey Mantel or Roger Maris.

(Better known as the M&Ms boys..)

My dad told me stories of Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth saying goodbye to OLD Yankees Stadium on Old Timers Day

Jumping Joe DiMaggio (my favorite Yankee) and Yogi .

Jumpin Joe D.

Yogi Berra saying goodbye to Old Yankees Stadium

There were stories of Don Larsen, and Whitey Ford.

Yogi Berra jumping into Don Larsen's arms after his perfect game in game 5 of the world series.

So I grew up a Yankee fan as well. This weekend will be the first of a wonderful/treacherous weekend. You see the Yankees and Red sox are about to square off for the first of 18 times this season. To me this is what Baseball was invited for.

From The Babe and the curse, to Bucky Dent, REGGIE, REGGIE (Reggie Jackson)... Pedro and Don Zimmer, Aaron Boone and Curt Schilling and the bloody sock to the "biggest comeback in playoff history" and breaking the "86 year curse."

The biggest rivalry in sports is about to take off this weekend. I have no idea what is going to happen or even if it will be good baseball. I know that I will still be held captive and try to watch as much as possible. This weekend is why I love this game baseball so much. I have learned it from my dad (who was my brother and my first little league coach.) I am sure my dad (Poppa) is the reason why my nephew Jonah loves baseball. We have THE YANKEES in our blood and I am so thankful for it. I look forward to passing my love for this game until my children.

photos of me and my family at O's v. Yankees in Baltimore...
Madi isn't old enough to enjoy baseball so that's why she isn't in any of the photos

Abby already knows who my favorite player is... "DEREK JETHER" as she says it.

Derek Jeter during this year's spring training game in Florida

I just hope I enjoy the games this weekend!
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~ Justin

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

wepicturethis #1

This is my favorite picture of my oldest daughter Abby... I am not sure why! Just makes me Smile!

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Self Portrait

This week's challenge at I ♥ Faces - a self portrait. I am not really a fan of this picture but it is the only one i have that falls in line with their rules. Well, at least I am with my one of favorite people at one of my favorite places on earth. This is my daughter Abby at Old Yankees Stadium last year. Enjoy and thanks for reading

~ Justin

Just some new pictures

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Monday, April 20, 2009

Pirates and Digging for TREASURE!!!

Abby and I have a new fun activity!!!. Let me set the story for you...

On Saturday while Mom was shopping, Abby told me that she wanted to play in the backyard. I asked her "what do u want to do?"

I was sure that she would tell me that she would want to look for more worms. But to my surprise she said " we are pirates and we need to look for buried treasure."
So off we went to look for treasure!

First I made up a map of our backyard - Which I think turned out pretty nicely!

Second, I went and actually buried something. This time it was a white shinny rock. (next time i think i will try real treasure)

Then I handed Abby the map and wanted to see if she could find where the treasure was buried.

She ended up at the pond... Not too bad for a 3 year old.

We dug up the rock and then we went "hunting for worms" It was a pretty good day.

I am realizing that Abby is getting my super imagination. (When I was little my family called me "space cadet" cause I was always in a cape and off to space.) Thanks for Reading
~ Justin

Friday, April 17, 2009

Worms, Dirt, and exploding Mac & Cheese... (Must be Daddy's turn to watch the Girls)

Alright... Well, today i am home with the girls. I must say so far it is going according to plan. Abby watched her morning show and I got to finish my morning coffee. Upon my last gulp Abby announced that "it is time to go outside." So we did! Of course I took my camera along....

We played with the dogs.

Then I found something really gross... Rhymes with BAT! I am pretty sure that Watson caught it the other night and tried to bury it... So i took out the shovel and wrapped it in a plastic bag and got rid of it before Abby saw it.

Then Abby learned about something today (something that her mommy doesn't like at all). WORMS!!! It was raining in Maryland on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. So of course the worms are out. Abby wanted to find as many as she could. I would get out the shovel and ask where the worms were. She would point with her foot and I would dig, pull out worms, she would pick them up and put them in her bowl. We had a great time!

(his name is wormy)

When it was time to come in, she took a quick bath to clean up and i made some Mac and Cheese. Only I forgot to take the lid off and the mac exploded in the MICROWAVE! No big deal! Just another mess to clean up.

Well, we are off to the park when she wakes from her nap! Today is a great day!

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Below are some photos that I took from the last couple of days...