i apologize for my brief absence; i was single-parenting-it again this week, and having sole responsibility for the welfare and general alive-ness of our children always ends up a wee bit emotionally taxing. those of you who do this on a regular basis have been elevated to legendary status in my book.
thankfully, hubby is back, but today has still been crazy-busy, so this shall just be a brief pop-in post.
thursday brought the happy chance to photograph these two dapper fellows.
thanks, guys--you two are naturals in front of the camera.
and also, i owe y'all july's booklist...
SPECIALS (Scott Westerfield)
EXTRAS (Scott Westerfield)
IF A TREE FALLS AT LUNCH PERIOD (Gennifer Choldenko)
KIRA-KIRA (Cynthia Kadohata)
OUTSIDE BEAUTY (Cynthia Kadohata)
THE ASTONISHING LIFE OF OCTAVIAN NOTHING, TRAITOR TO THE NATION: Vol 1 The Pox Party (MT Anderson)
ON THE BRIGHT SIDE, I'M NOW THE GIRLFRIEND OF A SEX GOD (Louise Rennison)
KNOCKED OUT BY MY NUNGA-NUNGAS (Louise Rennison)
THE EARTH, MY BUTT, AND OTHER BIG ROUND THINGS (Carolyn Mackler)
CRISS CROSS (Lynne Rae Perkins)
rennison's books are always dear to my heart with their unexpected, irreverent humor, but anderson's OCTAVIAN NOTHING took the trophy this time 'round. poetic, honest, disquieting...a must read.
and now back to my regularly scheduled psychosis...