Scanning Negatives: Kodak Cameo Motor-EX Summer 2009

When I found this camera on the shelf at Goodwill for $3 I yelped out loud. I had one of these when I was a teenager but I had given it away. It’s just a gem of a cheap 35mm point and shoot camera.

Most of these photos are from our road trip to St. Louis in 2009, which remains the most chill and relaxing vacation we have ever taken.

Forest Park, St Louis Missouri:

St. Louis, Summer 2009

St Louis, 2009

Missouri Botanical Garden:

St Louis, 2009

Missouri Botanical Garden, Summer 2009

Missouri Botanical Garden, Summer 2009

Missouri Botanical Garden, Summer 2009

Missouri Botanical Garden, Summer 2009

Dogsitting at my brother-in-law’s house-with-a-pool:

Summer 2009

Summer 2009

4th of July:


365 self, weeks 26 – 29

No themes for the rest of summer vacation, we went on a trip to Seattle & Vancouver for a month!

week twenty-six:



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NaNoWriMo, Disney World, Christmas

I finished the short story goal I had set myself and then disappeared, I know, I know. For some reason getting me to write immediately after I win NaNoWriMo is like pulling teeth. It’s weird. I’m really enjoying keeping the blog up and then I wander off. So, I’m a little sad that that happens, but I just have to accept that that’s the way it is and move on.

December was a huge month for me. The first week and a half was spent recovering from NaNoWriMo, cleaning house and packing my bags, because on the 10th we hopped in the car to drive to Disney World. It was an absolutely amazing trip.

When we got home it was time to start the Christmas festivities. I got Veganomicon for Christmas and have already made 5 recipes from it. It’s an awesome cookbook. I feel inspired and alive and overwhelmed! Life has been hectic and delightful and as a result I haven’t done laundry in over three weeks. So, what I should doing right now instead of updating this little blog of mine is laundry. I guess I’ll go get on that…

Hope everyone had a great holiday season and enjoys the new year before them! <3

You can view a selection of photos from my vacation and Christmas revelries below the jump!

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