Gemma Grows, Part 6

"Gemma Grows" is a personal photo series of my growing daughter, where I take the time to take a set of photos a minimum of once a month, on a camera other than my phone. Some of those photos will be shared here.



A dairy story, a recipe, and some photos

I have a guest post up today over on Offbeat Families... I did the article, recipe, and photos, so please take a minute to check it out! You can find the post HERE


Road Trip: Part 2 (VA, WV, DC)

Continued... see Part 1 here

Warrenton, VA

Virginia Farm Market in Winchester, VA and Frozen Custard somewhere over the West Virginia state line
Winchester, VA
Patsy Cline House, Winchester, VA
Scenes from the road
Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C.

Road Trip: Part 1 (GA, SC, NC)

It's been a few years since my last real road trip. When I say "road trip", I'm referring to not just a drive to one destination, but multiple destinations with roadside stops along the way. This summer we went from Atlanta to Savannah, GA (+ Tybee Island), to South of the Border (SC/NC border), a stop in Durham, NC, to Winchester, VA, to Washington, D.C., to a quick stop across the West Virginia border, and then back to GA with another quick stop in NC.

This road trip was different since it was our first with a baby. She did pretty well, but did get sick of being in the car seat sometimes. The other thing that was different for me, was that this is the first time I have relied on my cell phone camera to record most of the trip instead of my SLR. While I did bring a D-SLR along, it only came out a few times since the phone camera was so much more practical when I was carrying around a baby, a diaper bag, and other baby-related items.

Tybee light house
Savannah moss (don't touch it!), Crab Shack, low country marsh, lighthouse on the 4th of July
the beach
Savannah: Lunch at Soho South, dinner at the Pink House, Soho South Cafe, Back In The Day Bakery
South Of The Border billboards
almost there

view from the top

At the Duke Lemur Center, Durham, NC
At The Museum of Life and Science, Durham, NC
The Straight 8's play in Carrboro, NC
Part 2 is continued here