Friday, September 3, 2010


mama has a new camera. (no--not that one)


for those of you (all three of you) that followed me on my other blog, i had promised myself a new camera as a reward for getting healthy--mostly losing weight.

well, not *mostly* losing weight...but losing weight.

however, when my birthday rolled around big red and the boys were stumped.

(they do not know about my favorites list on etsy?)

so they bought me the canon T1i.

it is really something. it's more than something. it's a bit intimidating.

totally overwhelmed--it has a 243 page manual. i think my point and shoot had a 1 1/2page leaflet.

but, i've played with it a bit and am having little successes each time. the thing is, i know that this camera can wonderfully capture and keep tiny moments in time.

so i have a great i need a great photographer. right now--i'm not great; i'm a beginner. we are all beginners, in the beginning. but, with trail and error and lots of erring, we become better. better than yesterday.

don't we all want to be better than yesterday? and not quite as good as tomorrow? it is something to strive for.

what are you beginning these days?



  1. Oh my goodness, I *love* your blog. Your blog is the kind of blog that makes me want to be a better blogger. Love it. LOVE it.

    P.S. Thanks for the caption to my photo of my kids. Blessed, I am. :)

  2. HELLLLOOOO! I love all your pics lil d, new camera is SWEET!! Beginning lots of things here, so many things. Lots of things to start or start over when you are new to somewhere.....too much new. Want some not new. Is that old? Move here so I can have some old. I just called you old.

  3. Congrats on the new camera! It's your bold, new world.

  4. Hello,
    Thanks so much for stopping by. Nice camera! It takes a bit of learning with the Digital SLR's but once you get the hang of it you will won't miss a standard point and shoot. I will say the DSLR's are nothing like an old film camera and that was the biggest learning curve for me when I moved up from a point and shoot over 2.5 years ago.

  5. Have fun with your new camera...what a sweet family to surprise you with it.

  6. What a great gift! Enjoy your new lens on Life....

  7. "We are all beginners in the beginning" I love that!! Enjoy your camera. Do you have an editing program yet?