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10 on 10 { sept 2014 }

I’ve missed the last couple of months 10 on 1o challenges … bad me.  But, hopefully I can be better for the coming months!  Here’s my September ten.

Fresh off my trip to Italy, I decided to do my 10 on Sunday.  It was the perfect lazy day – homemade waffles with the most amazing bourbon barrel honey, tea and magazines, the kitties loving having their momma home, putting together little travel gifts for friends, journaling (so I can remember what I did on my trip!) and the beginnings of photo editing – there’s so far to go! It was the most beautiful day here in Chicago.  Happy to be home!

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September 11, 2014 - 11:00 pm

stacy - these are great!! i love the softness to them… and the cloud shot is awesome!

September 11, 2014 - 11:59 pm

Leanne - Such lovely photos, sweet shot of your cat & those macarons look delicious :)

September 12, 2014 - 5:09 am

kari - Those waffles look fantastic! Enjoyed your set!

summer in the garden

I finally decided to join the Chicago Botanic Garden – I seem to find myself up there at least once a season if not more, and I actually save some money with the membership so why not right?  I ran up to test the Canon 16-35mm ultra wide angle lens to see if I would like it better than my 24-70mm.  And while I love the results form the 16mm, I found that it really wasn’t that big of a difference really.  I was impressed at the bokeh it produced and image quality is nice and sharp.  Its’a  really lovely lens, but I think I will keep it on my wish list for a while longer and continue to rock my 24-70.

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