My Fair Picture

Every year I enjoy submitting a picture or two to the county fair. The very first year, I had wonderful beginners luck and won a blue ribbon. I haven’t been nearly that lucky since then– honorable mention is the best I’ve gotten. But every year it’s fun to submit a few of my best shots and see what happens. I took this year’s picture at church camp of my two year old and her three year old cousin. As I was clicking, the three year old put her arm around my daughter, and I knew I had something special. I don’t know if it’ll do a thing for the judges at the fair. But I love it and it makes me smile.

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  1. Beautiful! I love it.

  2. I can’t imagine how it CAN’T touch them …

  3. Now that is a sweet picture! Out of the mouth of babes!

  4. That’s a blue ribbon winner if ever there was one!

  5. That’s a gorgeous picture!

  6. I LOVE it.

  7. That’s so sweet! I love it.

  8. That IS sweet.

  9. It’s such innocent perfection! Belongs on a billboard.

  10. That is so sweet!

    I saw an article in the Chicago Tribune today that made me think of the post you wrote a couple days about your girls. It’s an update on adopted girls from Liberia. I realize they came to America under different circumstances than your girls, but thought you might find the story of their adaptation to their new home interesting:,0,7660092.story

  11. It’s the beautiful contrast that will grab the attention of the judges, I think. Precious. Truly. God’s palette is breathtaking, isn’t it?

  12. Brings tears to my eyes, that photo does. (I say that a lot when I comment here, don’t it? Like you need a constant report of my emotional state.)

  13. In my book, that’s a winner.

  14. I love it!! What a great picture.

  15. adorable

  16. one word comes to mind…


  17. Speaks volumes this picture.

  18. My heart smiles. 🙂

  19. Love the photo, I do!!!

    Reminds me of why I love my church!

  20. Mary you take beautiful photos! I’m sure you have lots to photograph too!


  21. Beautiful!

  22. This picture gives me hope.

  23. Awww!! That should be framed! What a precious moment. I wish the whole world was like that!

  24. I love love love it!