Pictures and posts featuring my step-daughter Lanie.

Big Fish – Thursday November 17

Lanie had an ensemble role in this year’s school musical – Big Fish. She had seven costumes and 14 costume changes … Photo Album: Two-minute read. +44

Glendale Speech and Debate Team Banquet

Glendale Speech and Debate Team Banquet – Tonight we went with Lanie to collect her speech and debate trophies. 11 pictures

Second  Shoot of the Day – Jr. High Retreat

Second Shoot of the Day – Jr. High Retreat – It was a questionable decision to do two photo shoots back to back with a new camera. But it turned out fine. One-minute read, 7 pictures

Bragging on Lanie

Bragging on Lanie – Lanie’s been very busy recently and we’re very proud of her. If you watch the video you’ll see why. What she didn’t mention in the video is that she is maintaining her grades and she is still involved at church. Video: 3 minutes & 4 pictures

Aladdin Jr. at Springfield Little Theater

Aladdin Jr. at Springfield Little Theater +44

Lanie & Ginger

Ginger and Lanie did some posing while I set up the lighting ready to take some pictures of the kids later this evening.

Now let’s add in some cats…

Now let’s add in some cats… Sprinkles has a look I have more often seen in classical paintings. This shot should probably be in a caption competition. +1

Another Lighting Set-up Shot
Clue: The Musical – Closing Night

Clue: The Musical – Closing Night – Tonight we watched Lanie play Miss Scarlet Photo Album: +30

Clue: The Musical

Clue: The Musical – Tonight we watched Lanie play Miss Scarlet 8 Pictures

Miss Scarlet. Clue: The Musical

Miss Scarlet. Clue: The Musical – Now the musical has begun I can show this re-processed picture

Lanie & Getzger

Testing some new lights with Lanie and Getzger’s help. It’s a shame the depth of field is just too shallow, one of Lanie’s eyes is slightly out of focus. I couldn’t get the pair of them to stay still long enough for a decent picture.

Lanie’s Induction into the National Honor Society

This evening Lanie was inducted into the National Honor Society. Well done Lanie!!

School Open House

‘Clue’ Rehearsal After meeting with some of Lanie’s teachers we went along to sit in on part of an early rehearsal for this fall’s school musical ‘Clue’ Lanie will be appearing as Miss Scarlet.

High School Prom

High School Prom – Lanie asked me to take some High School Prom pictures of her and some friends. They picked the location – the old mill in Fair Grove, MO.37 pictures

Ghost of a Chance

Ghost of a Chance – What a great job they did! Photo Album: +37

Lanie’s Birthday

Busy Lanie’s Birthday Lanie is in the middle of a very busy week. The play she is in was put back by snow days. So, for her birthday, she’s been at school all day and then spent the evening at rehearsals. Now at 9:00 p.m. it is finally time for some birthday cake.

Lanie (after the Christmas Eve service)

Lanie (after the Christmas Eve service) – I was under orders from Ginger to take a picture of Lanie in her Christmas finery, I also had a request from the Altar Guild to make sure I got a picture of the altar with all the poinsettias… 14 pictures

Lanie & Tubby test the sofa

It’s hard work, but someone has to do it

The Addams Family – Lanie as Morticia

The Addams Family – Lanie as Morticia – I’m really proud of Lanie. She did an absolutely fantastic job. Once again it was a cracking performance all round. They’ve been working on the show a couple of hours a night, four nights a week since early August. 48 pictures

The Addams Family Musical – Third Night

The Addams Family Musical – Third Night – Lanie’s third night, and final night as Cleopatra – one of the Addams’ ancestors. 22 pictures

The Addams Family Musical – Opening Night

The Addams Family Musical – Opening Night – Tonight we went to see Lanie in the Excellent ‘The Addams Family’ musical. A super performance by everyone.

Lanie goes Crabbing

Lanie goes Crabbing – Vacation Days 27 & 28 – Our last couple of days in the UK and Lanie catches a crab. 6 pictures

Some Crafting and a Barbecue

Some Crafting and a Barbecue – Vacation Day 25 – I think the correct order was a Barbecue then some crafting.

Eastney Gas Engine House

Eastney Gas Engine House – Vacation day 25 – Eastney Gas Engine House and a reminder of the past. 5 pictures