“Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.”
My cousin Chasity from Georgia and I – summer of 2011
Olivia at her father’s wedding in N.C.
My 11 Year Old
My oldest daughter, 11, fixed the back of my hair for court. It looked lovely.
My best friend Gloria and I in high school my senior year, 1994.
My boyfriend of 8 years almost and myself – Christmas 2010
This is at my daughters’ paternal great grandparents’ farm. It’s in the joining town, don’t blink an eye, this is the view of my hometown.
Olivia staring across the river.
The not so full yet but getting there, Wandering Jew, is mine. The gorgeous full one belongs to my friend, April. This is the goal I’m working toward as far as my ‘planting’ skills go.
My Olivia and I smiling at our victory. She is the one who acts more like me. Madison acts more like her father. Sigh.
This is when you are driving into my hometown. It’s named Parrott after the man who owned the coal mining company back in the day, John H. Parrott.
Newbern Festival – October 2012
My 2 daughters: Madison & Olivia on Easter 2013
My cousin Derek and I on July 15, 2011. He regrettably passed away on July 21, 2011
Madison and I at the Monster Truck Show
My daughter’s 11th birthday cake.
Hard Rock, Gatlinburg, TN.
The view of Parrott, Va.
My best friend Sissy and I at Claytor Lake – 2011 – a post about the lake is before this
What happens to be my favorite place in the summer, the river,also is my favorite place in the fall. The view of these mountains are in the ;next county over, Montgomery County, home to VA. Tech.
A man named Ed, in Montgomery County, Va. makes these pumpkins.
On top of Parrott Mountain overlooking the river.
Olivia’s Easter Dress
flash forward 34 years. sissy and i. she’s still the blonde. this was for my daughter’s 11 birthday in july.
5th grade field trip with my oldest daughter on the New River Valley Trail.
Two years ago at a local fall festival we attend every year in Newbern, Va. 2011
My cousin Greg. This is Derek’s brother whom passed away at 18 years old on April 13, 2011. They were in a car accident. Greg and a close friend Dustin (the driver) died instantly. Derek passed away 3 months later.
my girls and i at the mall – 2011. been wanting to scan this for almost 2 years. lol