Tag Archives: New Year’s Eve

A New Year

31 Dec

Instead of making New Year’s resolutions, I’m staring a new tradition: each January I’m going to update my life list to make sure it truly reflects my current goals. I’ve noticed as time goes by the things I really want on my life list can change and my list has been due for an update for quite awhile. January is a perfect time to revise and revisit this process. I’ve never been able to keep resolutions, anyway.

I’ll post an update later on in the month. I hope everyone has a happy and safe night and a wonderful new year. Here’s to 2012.

NYE Ridiculousness

11 Jan

I know I’m rather late in posting NYE photos, but seeing as how I only ever edited two photos from last NYE, a couple weeks late is a freaking miracle.  Ridiculous times are generally had at our New Year’s get together and some of the photos in this post are from 2009. Because that’s how I roll.

The first one is an adorable shot of some of the ladies. I am excited because I can finally show you the adorable vintage ski jacket I keep getting stuck in!I have worked the zippers all the way down so I can get it on and off with a little wiggling. I know, my cool points totally just shot through the roof right now. This photo is ridiculous because Jake is doing one of the best photo bombs ever.

Isobel took this shot herself. She insisted.

In 2009 I tried to take a shot of Stefanie and myself. It, uh, didn’t come out.

Right here. The photo of my career:

As if one failed attempt at a shot of Dave wasn’t enough, here’s a picture of my bun that was supposed to be a candid shot of Dave.

Here we are in 2009, making duckface. I think Stef’s, all the way on the left, is the best. Nailed it, Stef! This totally counts toward your doctorate, BTW.

NYE is also John’s birthday, which must suck all kinds of ass. Sorry John. To make up for it I found him this hat while thrifting. If you look closely, you can see it says, “White Trash Thuggin.” What started out as a hat became performance art.

WTT with Mountain Dew:

WTT worn on the side:

WTT while drinking Keystone. Light.

And now we have Jake. He’s tall, he’s cute, and he has a graduate degree from Yale. Laaaaaaaaaadies.

That’s just by day. By night he’s a superhero: Caffeine Man.

Noble Angle:

Hardcore Angle:

Duckface Angle:

And now for something… sappy…

(These are all from 2009.)

Retrospective: NYE 2009 & 2010

6 Jan

I stopped keeping up with posting and editing and organizing of my photos on New Year’s Eve 2009. I was so exhausted from working and babywatching that even on the rare occasion that I had time at the end of the day to work on my photos, I just didn’t have the will. Depression had made me its bitch.  The photos on my computer are still somewhat of a mess, with a year’s worth of backlog and baby pictures to sort through and edit, but I have been making strides at putting my life together post PPD, and one of the things I decided to do was create a comparison between this year’s New Year and last.

Everything has changed. Nothing has changed.

Isobel 2009


Isobel 2010

Jaime 2009

Jaime 2010

Isobel, Wreaking Havoc 2009

Isobel, Wreaking Havoc 2010


Mama & Baby 2009

Mama & Baby 2010

Isobel Exploring 2009

Isobel Exploring 2010

Ladyfriends 2009

Ladiefriends 2010

Cheers 2009

Cheers 2010

Stefanie Lecturing Justin 2009

Stefanie Lecturing Justin 2010