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when i first started writing this blog a little over three years ago, i started it with the intention of it being a daily visual diary

a diary to document Lily’s growth, mine and Will’s growth, our life, the things we love, art we create, fashion we like…

a little bit of everything but mostly the evolution of three

a place where family and friends who are far could visit and feel near

and sure, a place that maybe could even inspire the ones we don’t personally know

i have always been the sort of person to welcome people, to share, to be open

but three years later into blogging, i am feeling a little targeted and perhaps i have shared too much?

in the past through this blog, my pictures have been the cause for bashing towards our family

and with the recent burglary of our miami home i can’t help to think that maybe, just maybe someone was keeping tabs on us through here

it makes me sad and it sickens me to think that some stranger just went into our home, a place i consider sacred and welcomed themselves to most of my treasured belongings

that said, i feel different towards our home and our personal spaces. this being one of them

things are going to change on here a bit

there will always be pictures. as most of you know, i am passionate about photography

but i think there will be less personal commentary

it is our last weekend here

i am so not looking forward to going back to a robbed house

a place i do not look forward to living in and no longer consider my home

we are looking at some tough emotional times

aside from a few planned west virginia posts for the following week, it is going to be a little quiet around here

happy weekend

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afternoons on the front porch with family and friends

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a newly revised room for the girls

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a dinner out

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morning time

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canoe rides

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the ground view

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a trip to the river

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delicious dinners

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morning cousin snuggles

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in the west virginian morning sunshine

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backyard fun

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the floating tree

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woodsy walks

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a supermoon

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early mornings

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a quiet morning spot

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oh so happy here

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sunny tea

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this spot. always this spot

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a walk down by the lake

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a favorite ice cream spot

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a sunset

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a reading spot