Monday, July 11, 2011

A Touch of Las Cruces in Summer

If I can possibly brave the heat to stay outside long enough to enjoy some beautiful scenes I make sure to take along my camera. Here are a few examples of a little hike I took this weekend:

Organ Mountains in Evening
Organ Mountains -- a friend has entitled them "Therapeutic Mountains". Very true:)

Rural Las Cruces
I'm not sure what the crop is, but very pretty farmland

Cactus & Blue Skies
No Shortage of Cactus

High Desert Beauty
High Desert Beauty


Skies over New Mexico
Skies of New Mexico -- always beautiful

Simple Beauty
Simple Beauty


Las Cruces Sunset
Las Cruces Summer Sunset

At the End of the Day...
At the End of the Day...

Friday, July 8, 2011

2nd Round -- San Diego!

Happy Family!

San Diego Summer
Perfect San Diego Summer Day at Mission Bay Park

Happy Baby Sunday

Being Mama
Ruby Being Mama

Daddy and Baby Sunday

"Just Picking Flowers"
"Just Picking Flowers"

Bathtime for Baby Sunday

Cooking with Mama
Cooking Breakfast -- Ruby LOVES aprons.

Ruby Adores Daddy
Adoration for Daddy

Friday, July 1, 2011

Here, There, and Everywhere! 1st Round...Hawaii

I had the opportunity to go see some of our children and grandchildren in Hawaii and San Diego. Enjoy with me a few choice moments! (Please excuse the sheer QUANTITY of photos -- How could I choose?!).

Best Friends
BEST FRIENDS -- Uncle Erik and Nephew Raleigh, happy to see each other again

Cute Lincoln
Lincoln -- as Copper as a Penny

Fish out of Water
"Fish Out of Water" - Cardon

Fun Day at the Beach
Fun Afternoon at Sunset Beach!

"Locals". Natalie and Richie


The Boys!
The Boys!

You Can Do It!
"You Can Do It, Ruby!"

A Walk In Paradise

Beach Day
Wonderful Daughters-in-Law with 5 of our 7 grandchildren together. Remember getting buried in the sand?

The Good Life!
"Mmmm -- SAND!" says Baby Sunday

Must Get to Water
Must Get to Water

Surprise! Uncle Erik & Aunt Kindsay surprised Raleigh with his own FACE cookies!

Sister Love
Sister Love -- Sunday and Ruby

Tropical Summer Sunset
Tropical Summer Sunset

Little Lincoln
Little Lincoln -- not really happy about this moving process...

Flowers of Hawaii
Gorgeous -- everywhere!

Mother and Daughter
Happy Annie and Natalie

Look-Alikes! Ruby and Mama, Kindsay

Party Animals!
Party Animals! They had a neighborhood "Aloha" Dance party

All Spent
All Tuckered Out