My Year In Pictures: April Week 3

My last set of photos was really a random, disconnected glimpse into our mid-April but this week I’m seeing a definite trend toward happiness and good wishes.  Not only did I stop to appreciate a sign announcing “I’m in the pursuit of happiness” but we had the good fortune to enjoy plenty of flowers, candles and even some birthday cake.

Sunday’s photo is a product shot of our new Lemon Verbena candles and Monday I have a close-up of Ryan’s newest treasures because he says “dinosaurs make everything better.”  Tuesday I slowed down long enough to acknowledge we should all be in the pursuit of happiness and by Wednesday morning it was time to make a wish on dandelion fluff instead of complaining about all the weeds.

Thursday’s photo is a shot of this hardy clematis that thrives in spite of its terrible location and more than a little neglect and Friday night we took Ryan out for a little pre-birthday celebration and plenty of cake. 🙂  Saturday was his big day (Happy 15 Ryan!) and the entire family came together to share a great meal, more cake and a fun round of Monopoly.

Coming soon I’ve got a great set of new photos almost ready to share here from our latest spring adventures and if you’d like to follow along in real-time don’t forget I post my daily photos on InstagramTwitter and Facebook. If a once-a-week blog read is more your speed my weekly recaps will continue here along with caption notes containing editing information for each photo.

19 thoughts on “My Year In Pictures: April Week 3

  1. I’m with you on the pursuit of happiness. Very cool sign and a good reminder. So Ryan is 15! Next phase of life will be teaching him to drive. I remember those days very clearly.

  2. i have a cleamtis that grows in a tough, neglected spot too! happy bday to R and did you know we have a Monopoly collection – just about 40 different versions – my oldest used to collect them – what a great game.. have a nice week

      1. oh that is fun – and when I played gorwing up – I was a younger one and was able to pick from what was left – the car and hat always went first so I never had them…

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