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Roan's Toes in the Rainbow Wrap

There are times that I can hardly remember the babies that have grown into young children.  Really, as silly as it sounds.  It wasn't that long ago, but it has still escaped me.  If I didn't take pictures and fill in baby books and record it here, I wonder how much I would recall.  I was here for every moment.  There is little that I missed and still, I wish I had taken in more.  Last week, I saw Roan's feet climbing a tree and remembered this picture from when he was so very new and fresh from Heaven.

Roan Toes


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May. 21st, 2015 12:37 am (UTC)
I feel the same way. The time when William was little and my only child feels like a lifetime ago... and I am sure there is so much about it that escapes my memory.
May. 21st, 2015 09:29 am (UTC)
Yes, we were looking at pictures of Willow when it was just her. Goodness, that seems so long ago.
May. 21st, 2015 01:24 am (UTC)
Same here. I can't even remember baby Miriam! To me, she is still that baby. Gradual change like that, that you are always there for, is unnoticeable and repalced the memories, I think. I have clearer memories of the girls I babysat for (now 20 and 16), because I was NOT there for all the gradual change. I also wish I could slow down with them, and take more pictures.

Sigh. I love baby toes.
May. 21st, 2015 09:30 am (UTC)
I think I have forgotten little baby Laurel, too. You are right about the gradual change.
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May. 24th, 2015 10:24 am (UTC)
They are. :-)
( 6 trees — Plant a Forest )

A Blessed Wilderness

It was just like being in heaven, being in there. In those days there was no road. The park was all a blessed wilderness. I have often thought what a wonderful people we would have been if we had wanted to keep it that way.

~Adolph Murie, biologist, on Denali


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