Car Oops!

My inspiration was just that Mom was taking pictures for fun like she was making a stop motion video and I decided to too. I didn’t really have a plan–I just wanted to car to go across the screen. The movie kinda wrote itself, so yes, the plan did change. car…

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Pleasant Valley

We went on a family hike near our home! <2341> We saw an interesting pump. We walked a long way. <2342, 2347, 2357> We saw lots of pretty flowers and plants. <2345, 2349, 2351, 2354, 2355, 2356, 2361, 2367, 2372, 2374, 2375, 2376, 2377, 2379> There were good views too….

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June 26th-July 6th we went to Utah! Grandma’s house is in Utah. We had a fun time. In the car there we did surprises again. But we got them all on the way there. We went to Aunt Jenny’s house. At Aunt Jenny’s house we got to play outside in the sun…

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Looking for a new table

We needed a new table, so we went on a drive looking for one!  Photos taken along Lake-Cook Road and U.S. Route 14 from Algonquin to Barrington.   It kinda looks like the water tower is on the trees! Algonquin, Illinois I love the contrast between the building and the sky! Algonquin, Illinois   The first place we went to didn’t have a table we liked, so we kept driving!   Lake Barrington, Illinois Barrington, Illinois   Then we went to a second store, and they had one!   Barrington, Illinois   We drove home, then Dad drove back to […]

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One day, we were eating breakfast, and we looked out the window and saw not one, but two ducks! Throughout their visit, we realized that they were molting, and therefore couldn’t fly. Since Woods Creek, the nearest body of water, is about a quarter-mile away, we were surprised they walked all the way over here! In any case, we went outside to (from a distance) observe them and take some pictures. Here are my favorites! When we got out, they were resting. We played outside until they woke up. They crossed the street (safely, good) and headed towards the creek. […]

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Boone Creek Conservation Area

Dad and I went to the Boone Creek Conservation Area. First he taught me about shudder speed and how if I slow it down and take a picture of something moving really fast, the picture is not blurry. Then we went on a walk! To me, the footprint looks like it’s on the moon!

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Drive up Rt. 47

About a week after I got my first camera with changeable exposure, aperture, ect., we went for a drive and I took pictures!


Mom felt a little sick, so we had to pull over. I took this picture while we were waiting for her. Huntley, Illinois


I took a picture of Caroline, since there wasn’t much else to photograph! Huntley, Illinois


I took this picture of the gas station awning as we were driving under it! Woodstock, Illinois


I love the color on this one! Woodstock, Illinois


I thought it was weird to have a phone booth for anyone to use. Woodstock, Illinois


I seem to like vibrant colors. Woodstock, Illinois


This town has a basketball theme. They put basketball hoop backboards on all their light posts! Hebron, Illinois


Next, we went to a family favorite restaurant for ice cream!


I like how I captured the tree right in front of the silo. Woodstock, Illinois


Next, Dad went to Dollar General and bought Caroline and I a toy plane and a pinwheel each!


We went to a park to play with them. Emricson Park, Woodstock, Illinois

Pirate Emergency

A few weeks ago  I made a stop motion video. I took some pictures of the different parts, and the link at the end of the post goes to my stop motion video called “Pirate Emergency”. The video is 17 seconds long. Here are the pictures and the video. Pirate Emergency!!!!!!!!!

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We visited Nauvoo!

I sang a song called “There are many temples in many lands.” while Dad went in the temple.

Here are some pictures I took:

Mom took these of me:

Once we got home, I recounted all my experiences in this video:

Palmyra and Kirtland

We went to Palmyra. We went to church in Palmyra! We saw the temple in Kirtland. We saw the Sacred Grove. Joseph Smith prayed there. Joseph Smith lived a long time ago. We saw where The Book of Mormon was printed. I got pages of The Book of Mormon. I love…

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