Friday, July 31, 2009

133/365 - Blue Night Sky


Look at the sky. We are not alone. The whole universe is friendly to us and conspires only to give the best to those who dream and work.
Abdul Kalam

Thursday, July 30, 2009

132/365 - www.amylouphoto.com


My new web site went live today www.amylouphoto.com/
Thanks to David Stefanelli @ www.davidswebs.com/

131/365 - Mamma Maria


In August I will be shooting an outdoor wedding in the Boston's North End. This is the quaint little Italian restaraunt that they will be holding the reception at.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

130/365 - Peace !


Enjoyed dinner in Boston's North End with friends Jolie and Joanne.

Monday, July 27, 2009

129/365 - Monochrome Ken


Saturday I hung out with my friends Mary and Ken and did some shooting at Fort Stark in New Castle NH. We had a fun time.

I love this photo of Ken in black and white. My son has a Canon Elan slr camera and I decided to try my hand at film. So I bought some black and white film and am gonna have some fun with film shooting.

Sunday, July 26, 2009

128/365 - Stalker


Hey Doc, I keep getting this strange feeling that someone is following me!

127/365 - Garden Wedding


Portsmouth NH

Friday, July 24, 2009

126/365 Bottoms Up


Have a Great Weekend everyone!

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

124/365 - Every Story Has a Bead


THIS is my latest addiction.. Troll Beads. I discovered these interesting little things while shopping in Ohio with my cousins. This is my starter set...bracelet, clasp, stopper bead, glass Turquoise Bubbles Bead, and silver and glass 3 flowers bead....can't wait to get my next bead.
www.trollbeadsus.com/braceletbuilder-Inspiration.aspx

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

123/365 - Comfort Inn


“Children are the anchors that hold a mother to life.” - Sophocles

Monday, July 20, 2009

122/365 - Family


Back to work today after spending my week's vacation in Ohio with all my relatives...I miss them already.

Sunday, July 19, 2009

121/365 - Reids Knot


Got up early Sunday morning and headed up to Gloucester Ma to volunteer my photography services. Took photos at the finish line, for the 5th Annual Reid's Ride Bike-a-thon which is the core fund-raising event for the Reid R Sacco Memorial Foundation in its mission to support scientific and clinical research targeted at cancers striking adolescents and young adults.

Reid Sacco passed away in April 2005, at the age of 20, after a two-year battle with sarcoma. In his short life, he inspired and touched an incredible number of people with his courage, perseverance, ambition, hope, humor, intelligence, humility, generosity, and kindness.

This bracelet was designed by a local jeweler and is named "Reid's Knot".
Take time to read the story behind this braclet. reidsacc.startlogic.com/page14_bracelets.html

Saturday, July 18, 2009

120/365 - Clouds


Day 6 in Warren Ohio
Flew back to Boston this afternoon. Had a fantastic vacation with my Italian relatives. I was not ready to leave...but hope to be back again soon.

Friday, July 17, 2009

119/365 - Napping


Day 5 in Warren Ohio
A bunch of us girls walked to the Park in down town Warren for lunch and music. My cousin Susie's Grandaughter, Payton decided to take a nap....she likes to gum on her crocs...and fell asleep like this...cute.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

118/365 - Street Sax Player


Day 4 in Warren Ohio
My cousins Nancy & Susie and her husband Jack, took Bill and I into Cleveland for the day. This Street musician played a mean sax...He was wearing a Michael Jackson T-shirt and was playing MJ songs. He picked just the right corner to play on...as we walked up the side street away from him, his music echoed nicely and was a beautiful sound.


Wednesday, July 15, 2009

117/365 - The Knitting Project


Day 3 in Warren Ohio
While the boys golfed, the girls did some serious shopping. One of the stops was to the craft store. I bought some smaller knitting needles and cotton yarn. I only know how to do the "knit" stitch, so today my cousin, Nancy taught me the "pearl" stitch and we sat around making small wash cloths and coasters. This one is Nancy's project.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

116/365 - Jewelry


Day 2 in Warren Ohio
My Cousin's daughter, Jennifer, makes these fun and beautiful crystal and silver bead rings and toe rings. This watermelon color is the ones that she made for me.

Monday, July 13, 2009

115/365 - Warm Welcome


Day 1 in Warren Ohio
My Husband and I flew into Ohio on Monday, July 13, to visit my "Big Italian Family". My Dad grew up in Warren Ohio and was the oldest of 6 children. I am one of 28 cousins. Growing up, my family, who was the only ones who lived out of state, visited my dad's family in Warren almost every summer. And to this day, me and my cousins are still very close....i love the closeness and then warm sense of belonging that I still feel when i visit.

Sunday, July 12, 2009

114/365 - Going on a Trip


Hi all.....I am on vacation and flying out to Ohio tomorrow to visit relatives. 'will be taking lots of photos but will not have my laptop with my so will not be posting for a week. I will catch up when I return.

Saturday, July 11, 2009

113/365 - Photo Friends


Went to River Fest in Newburyport MA today and ran into my friends Matty, Tasha and their daughter, Kaylei.

Friday, July 10, 2009

112/365 - A Sneak Peak...


of ME
YIppee I am officially on Vacation!!

Thursday, July 9, 2009

111/365 - Do Not Enter


If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun.
~Katherine Hepburn

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

110/365 - Forest


The human spirit needs places where nature has not been rearranged by the hand of man.
~Author Unknown

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

109/365 - The Road


“The bumps in the road just make the ride more fun”

Monday, July 6, 2009

108/365 - Pretty in Pink

Pink isn't just a color, it's an attitude!

Sunday, July 5, 2009

107/365 - Door Knocker

106/365 - Stars and Stripes


Happy USA Independence Day

105/365 - This Way


which way??

I am so confused...it is July 3rd and we finally have no rain today after 12 straight days of rain...plus almost an entire month of June filled with rainy days.
Which way to the Beach??? Is the Beach still there?? Or did it wash away?

104/365 - Moms Just Wanna Have Fun


Rain, rain and more rain today...so I figured I would go through June photos when we had at least one sunny day.

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

103/365 - I am....


“I am Me. In all the world, there is no one else exactly like me. Everything that comes out of me is authentically mine, because I alone chose it -- I own everything about me: my body, my feelings, my mouth, my voice, all my actions, whether they be to others or myself. I own my fantasies, my dreams, my hopes, my fears. I own my triumphs and successes, all my failures and mistakes. Because I own all of me, I can become intimately acquainted with me. By so doing, I can love me and be friendly with all my parts. I know there are aspects about myself that puzzle me, and other aspects that I do not know -- but as long as I am friendly and loving to myself, I can courageously and hopefully look for solutions to the puzzles and ways to find out more about me. However I look and sound, whatever I say and do, and whatever I think and feel at a given moment in time is authentically me. I can see, hear, feel, think, say, and do. I have the tools to survive, to be close to others, to be productive, and to make sense and order out of the world of people and things outside of me. I own me, and therefore, I can engineer me. I am me, and I am Okay.”
Virginia Satir