10/26/11

passing the needle.

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the back porch was always my favorite spot in the house
the scent of water that traveled across the street
and luminous clouds that ran over the roof.

the open green grass was my favorite place to dance
somewhere i could whirl and twirl in the summer breeze.

and my favorite voice i always heard was that of my mother
the voice that guided me around the cliffs
the challenges i built myself.

she gave me love
she gave me a new needle to sew my own future
and now i give this needle and thread to you.

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I'm linking this photo up for The Paper Mama's Photo Challenge

Today I am also linked up with Small Style Show Off Your Shot and Just Write

Jessica's beautiful dress is a vintage Lord & Taylor from the 1960's.
My mother held onto this beauty that once belonged to my sister.

20 comments:

  1. Such a beautiful child. Your photographs of her are adorable.

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  2. Oh I love this dress. And that baby bracelet as well. She's looking so big these days! You must be one proud mama! (Also thanks for the kind words on my blog today. Made my evening!)

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  3. Wow! What a cutie! ...and that dress is adorable!

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  4. well that lovely dress just makes her eyes the envy of any clear blue sky above! Darling girl... and sweet words mama Liz (can I call you Liz? ;o))
    .. wondered what 'passing the needle' meant and its beautiful!
    xo
    Mel
    needle and nest design

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  5. Beautifully written, I adore this post. And good lord she is definitely starting to look just like you! <33

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  6. such a cutiepie :)

    great pictures

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  7. This is just so so lovely. Thank you.

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  8. such a beautiful dress, and love it with the gray/black tights. Perfect color for her!

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  9. she's adorable- i'm stopping by from the follower fest and would love for you to visit my blog and checkout the huge giveaway going on- http://thelovelypoppy.blogspot.com/2011/10/blog-follower-giveaway.html xoxo nicole

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  10. Oh, that dress is so perfect! Such perfect vintage charm :)

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  11. oh my goodness - she is a perfect doll!

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  12. Elizabeth,
    The shots are all lovely - I think the one taken from above is my very face although it's hard to choose.
    My mother (who will be 80 next year!) also kept an amazing amount of my dresses - I really do need to get showing some of those lovelies off on the blog.
    The color of this one on your little one is too sweet. Such a perfect shade of blue.

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  13. LOVE love love love love that dress and she is just the perfect model :)

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  14. beautiful! The girl, the dress, the photos, and the post!

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  15. Hello! I found your blog through the Follower Fest going on at Casey's. I'm now a follower of your blog too. Awww.. Your little girl is adorable!!

    Digger ~xoxo~
    www.digdeeperdesign.blogspot.com

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  16. found you via LVS, what a gorgeous dress and so nice it has a family history

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  17. How precious!! New follower from followers fest!

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  18. Beautiful pictures, and child! :)

    I'm a new follower from the blog fest...come visit if you'de like :)

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  19. What a cutie! Stopping by from followers fest, already a follower :)

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  20. beautiful words and pictures, so glad you shared!

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