Friday, June 20, 2008

Let's just wrap it up.

Here's the rest of them.... San Diego photos, that is. Sunday hangin--Church, Barbecue, Boccie Ball... a very Happy Father's Day.


This is what I got when I made my mom be "sassy", "sexy", "silly!" ... somewhere in between her joking came this face, and I thought she looked dreamy. They're so in love-- these two. Really. Whenever I'm around them I think-- 'I need to remember to laugh a bit more.'



Kirk with his boys--- three handsome brunettes.



Kirk's Father's Day gift... the Boccie Ball set. Lacy and Joe's idea. So simple, surprisingly fun... and yes I'm sort of just sneaking some in of my new hair to prove it's not always in a pony. I'm pretty sure that it was after this throw that Joe said, "by the looks of Lacy and Lillie's throws, I'd think they were throwing with their non-dominant arm." It's a super heavy ball, so no, I guess it wasn't my most coordinated moment.




Yeah that's Joe, the one that leaves occasionally prank comments like "you should have never cut your hair", with my lovely sister. My heart very literally aches when she returns to her cross-country home.


Sigh. Too perfect for words at this stage. Perhaps I'll come up with some tomorrow. She did just turn seven months.


And just a few more ...


So like every trip preceding this one, I come back to the desert after being in San Diego, just a little depressed that it's no longer the place I call home. The smell in the air, the slight humidity, the life outside the open windows... I don't miss the birds, the breeze, and even neighborhood sounds when I'm here at home, but when I'm there, and forced to remember what it's like to have constanly open windows and feel so connected to the outdoors... like everything just has a little more life in it... coming home to the sealed up 78 degree home, my shelter from the 118 degree heat outside, is a little trying. Sigh. Some day.

9 comments:

Brandon or Michelle. said...

lillie it looked soooo wonderful. hooray for capturing so many wonderful moments...I'm sure your whole family is pleased. and that first shot of you and sophia....cover of a magazine worthy....your hair looks mastered, already!

I'm just thankful that I get to peek into your photo-journal whenever i wish..never apologize...know that the rest of us wait and hope for more all the time.

and holy crap I'm so glad that it was joe who left that never should have cut your hair comment. wow I was SO nervous! :) how many accounts does he have, anyway?

Holly said...

both of your girls just keep getting more and more beautiful. that picture of Mila in the grass was priceless! and chick, you are looking SO HOT!!

Lindsay & Weston said...

I just got back in town from the beach, too! Looks like you had a great time with all of your family. Great photos.

I TOTALLY agree that it was so pleasant to be down there with windows open & a nice cool breeze. We too are confined to our air conditioned home while it's 110+ outside.

Lacy said...

Crying... too much... to write...

Hot for Joe said...

What a handsome brother-in-law. Such a distinguished beard.

maines said...

LOVE the hair! Soo cute. And I concur with Holly...you look hot! :-)

Mark & Stefani McCune said...

Lillie, you take such wonderful photos! I found your link from Jenie's blog... Looks like you had a fabulous time in SD. It's hard to come back here from the beach huh? I miss it too. Everyone in your family looks so happy!

♥Stef

Jenie said...

I think I would be there all the time, especially after this last week. What a fun time with your family and what beautiful pictures to help you remember it!

Kym said...

i hear you, lillie. it seems like this year has been hotter or more limiting or something. the weather just seems unbearable. maybe its this baby inside me, but i'm thinking a home by the coast should really be everyones goal in life!