Thursday, September 16, 2010

"While we're waiting" family photos

Our friend Elaine Howe took some family photos for us to document our "wait" for our new ones to come home.  I think they turned out great!  And this wasn't some elaborate photo shoot, either.  Elaine met us on the church playground before church last Wednesday night to take our pics.  It was about 4:45 in the afternoon, and it was HOT!  In fact, the playground was free for us to do our shoot only because it was too hot for the day care kids to go out to play that day.  We were sweating like crazy, but Elaine was great and got it all finished up before all we spontaeously combusted.  She's awesome! 

(Between shots - the way we "really" are!)


James (Randy), Kim, Tyler, and Garrett said...

Love the pics ...

Anonymous said...

Melinda, these are beautiful pictures. The empty frames are just so heartbreaking in a joyful sort of way...knowing that two of your children are so far away, but holding the promise that *soon* they will be here, as part of your family portrait. I'm getting teary just thinking about it!
I'm wearing my new t-shirt ;-) and thinking of and praying for y'all. Love and prayers,