Sunday, December 21, 2008

nutcracker 2008

So we are drawing to the close of another Nutcracker season here with the Wise 5.  For the first time ever all of the offspring were in the production.  Little man asked the Artistic Director if he could audition too.  He figured he would have to be there anyway.  She wound up casting him as the rabbit in the battle scene!  A pretty big part for a pretty little boy.  Here's the notes for the above picture.  The mowhawked rabbit is being lifted by the mouse king.  Abby was a Mouse Queen attendant (in this particular cast) in the green shirt on the right.  Miss Mo is a cadet with the sweat pants and rifle in the back.  This was the only pic I had of he three of them together!

As crazy as the holidays get, we really do feel privileged to be a part of this production year after year.  I was granted permission to take photos during performances.  The only camera granted permission.  I will have to share once editing is done!  Hope you all have a great holiday!

Friday, December 12, 2008

one of my favorite subjects

My sweet nephew Charlie that is.  I figure I am about due for another post.  Been about a month.  How did I get to be that kind of blogger?  I would love to be able to sew and blog a bit over the holidays.  Keep your finger crossed for me will ya?  The gallery show was fab.  I hope to get a few of those shots up on flickr soon.  There was wine, cheese, chocolate, and art.  Oh and did I mention the live music?  We had a great time.  I felt a bit out of my league.  The other three artists were art and photography professors at the University of Kansas!  And I am a mom from Topeka.  Geeeez.  

So does everyone have all of their Christmas shopping done?  If you do...I hate you.  I have never felt so random and unorganized during Christmas before!  And on that note I will sign off before the rambling starts.  Hope to write again sooner rather than later.