December 25, 2021

Christmas with my Daughters

A Very Nice Holiday

Marie arrived yesterday. I got her to pose for a sample shot of the "Portrait" mode on my iPhone SE. As usual, she rolled her eyes.  Her patience with her mom's picture-taking ran out long ago. 

This year we only had a small tree. I put it on a little table so that we could put presents under it. 

I have two daughters, both of them adults. Lynn lives an hour from me but Marie lives much farther away. They both helped me get ready for the holidays and they both helped with our very nice Christmas lunch. 

Although I sometimes get a good snapshot of them, getting them to pose is a challenge. I told them to roll their eyes and get it out of a their system. That did not guarantee that a good portrait would follow.

They are often silly when they get together, but they are so much fun! 


  1. Hello,
    Fun times with your family photos. I hope you had a very happy Christmas! Take care, enjoy your day!

  2. What fun photos of your daughters! Lovely B&W picture.

  3. Someone once told me that the best part of having a sister was growing up when you no longer fight and just have fun. Looks like that's a true statement.

  4. ...I'm glad that you enjoyed a lovely Christmas.

  5. My kid brother and I are pretty much the same.

  6. Marie's photo with her hand by the chin is really good: spontaneous and a pity it was not on 'portrait' mode

  7. So pleased you had a good time together.
    Great photographs.

    All the best Jan

  8. it seems like you all had a fun time. It is the most important thing.
    Wishing you a Happy New Year


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