Wednesday, March 16, 2022


I found a stash of our Flickr photos online while looking for something else and took a screenshot of this one; originally taken in 2008 with my Nikon D40X on some unremembered mini golf course. 

I don't know why I love it so much--no one's even actually smiling... but Big A is holding the kids both so protectively and the kids are so tiny and portable and healthy and it just seems like a snapshot of a simpler time.

(In other news, my campus-wide presentation went ok, but didn't reach the numbers we'd projected; I do wonder if it was a good use of 15+ sabbatical work hours... but if I didn't do it, it wouldn't get done... and it deserved to get done.)


StephLove said...

I get it about the photo. Some old pictures just do me in.

Was the presentation something some people may access and watch later? Maybe it will find its audience eventually.

Gillian said...

So cute. It doesn't look like an older photo.

maya said...

StephLove, We didn't plan to record it, but that's exactly what we did for the reason you mention. Hopefully, it will be useful somewhere, sometime.

Thanks, Gillian.

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