Wednesday, February 23, 2011

what SHE wore, all pink . . .

Perhaps Duchesse is not the only reader who finds me somewhat selfish showing pictures of what I wore, mentioning Nola, and showing no pictures of that little girl. Who cares what Nana wore, I can hear Duchesse fret, where's that Nola?

So Duchesse, these are for you. Nola models the sweater I knit her, insisting (above) that she do up the button herself -- as she now does for all zippers, buttons, snaps, and velcro. Ah, independence!
And she's obviously got layering down -- the sweater over her pink-print hoodie over a green t-shirt. She was quite delighted that now she had 1-2-pinks (counting the brighter pieces, sweater and pants, ignoring the hoodie's pale imitation).
She's hard to get a shot of these days, moving so quickly, but she did keep flashing her smile so I could photograph her basketball skills . . .

We pick her up from daycare again today, but before that, I think we'll do some Vancouver tourism (probably zip out to UBC's Museum of Anthropology) and, lucky me, I'm getting a massage this afternoon at the Massage Therapy school my daughter's attending, from my daughter. What a treat!
And then after Nola's dad takes over at dinnertime, Pater and I have another french lesson -- yesterday's went well, and I'm looking forward to a few more before . . . but no, that can wait for another post. . . . What are you up to today?
And tell me, honestly, you prefer the Nola posts to the What I Wore posts too, don't you?!


13 comments:

  1. I like both kinds of posts. How could one not like that smile? But you've got a pretty good one of your own. Smile, I mean:).

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  2. I love them all mater!
    Nola is a sweet little munchkin...and your day sounds perfect!

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  3. I'm with LPC, both are great. She is too adorable for words. That picture of her buttoning the sweater is priceless.

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  4. Did I use the word "selfish"? For I did not even think it.

    I think of Nola, and review her pics in my mind, that is how adorable she is! I see her feminine essence emerging by the month. In some shots, I imagine I see the young woman she will become, just a glimpse. I love seeing her discover the world. Such a pleasure to me to see these photos. Thank you!

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  5. Ok, I'm going to take a guess - have you booked a week at a cooking school in France, in French? Or, you will stay in France for longer than your usual week or so, hence the wish for a bit more practice? It all sounds very mysterious, looking forward to finding out!! P.

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  6. She just gets cuter by the minute! Enjoy what sounds like a fun day.

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  7. Oh I love both kinds of posts! And Nola's smile is just gorgeous, but it is evident where she gets it from. The joy in your photos of her are just magical.

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  8. The top photo is PRICELESS! I think both types of posts are delightfully layered :-)

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  9. Thanks, LPC, Hostess, Pseu -- isn't she sweet?!
    Duchesse: Oh dear, I should have used the wink emoticon -- of course, I was teasing, and I absolutely know you would not have called me selfish. I'm so pleased that you get such enjoyment out of following Nola's progress through these years.
    Patricia: You're a perspicacious guesser -- more soon . . .
    Tiffany: It was fun, but busy. J'suis fatiguée!
    Mardel: She really is a joyful little person.
    K: I really wish I'd had the "goöd"camera for that shot, 'cause I think it's such a lovely moment. Thanks.

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  10. Nola! I love that one of her buttoning the sweater.

    I love both kinds of posts.

    Tell us about the French lessons.

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  11. She's a cutie, Mater. But no I don't prefer one over the other.

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  12. What happened to baby Nola? This big Nola must have eaten her?
    And, yeah, some days I do prefer seeing that pink bundle of joy. Other days I prefer seeing your work your gorgeous style and fierce main.:-)

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  13. Susan: French news soon to come . . .
    Terri: Good, then, I can keep mixing it up . . .
    LBR: I know! Isn't it amazing how quickly she transformed!

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