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Family Events

Sweet Dreams Sprinky – Today we said goodbye to Sprinkles. [1 picture]

Crystal Bridges’ Art. I took pictures of some of the pieces when we were here last year. Here are some others that caught my eye this time. [5 pictures]

Crystal Bridges Architecture [6 pictures]

Bachman-Wilson House (Frank Lloyd Wright). [2 pictures]

Family Visit. Ginger’s brother Sam, and his daughter Samantha are visiting the Grandparents for a couple of days. [2 pictures]

Photograph of Gary Allman and Ginger Allman on their ninth wedding anniversary (2018)

Gary and Ginger — Ninth Wedding Anniversary. Ginger took a ninth wedding anniversary selfie. [1 picture]

Merry Christmas! A brief rundown on Christmas and pictures of some of the gifts I received. [5 pictures]

Family Barbeque. Blended families produce large extended families. And that’s great! Today we were gathered for a barbeque for Mikki and Kyoka who arrived early this morning from Japan.

Old Self: Portrait of the Artist as He Will (Not) Be. Variation #2. Artist: Evan Penny. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

Old Self: Portrait of the Artist as He Will (Not) Be. Variation #2. Artist: Evan Penny. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. [3 pictures]

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Museum Architecture (color) [4 pictures]

Black and White photograph. Architecture - Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Museum Architecture (black and white) [6 pictures]

Black and white photograph of the Crystal Bridges Restaurant - 'Eleven'

We chose to visit on a record breaking day for the museum. I think that helped with these pictures taken in the restaurant. [8 pictures]

Wall Drawing #880: Loopy Doopy (orange and green) Artist: Sol LeWitt (1928 - 2007). Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

Yes, the colors really are that bright. Artist: Sol LeWitt (1928 – 2007). Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. [4 pictures]

Twentieth Century Art Gallery at Crystal Bridges

Unfortunately this gallery was closed. It made up for it by making a great picture though.

Black and White picture of the sculpture - The Bubble. Artist: Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (1880 - 1980). Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

The Bubble. Artist: Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (1880 – 1980). Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. [2 pictures]

Black and White Photograph of the sculpture Sappho by William Wetmore Story (1819 - 1895). Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

Working in the dark provides its challenges and rewards. I came to Crystal Bridges hoping to be inspired, I was. [4 pictures]

Black and white photograph of an anvil

A little bit of black and white workshop photography. I love visiting Jim’s workshop, there’s always some new project going on and lots of things to see. [3 pictures]

I put together this montage of Lanie pictures for her graduation party. I’m not sure where she’s going to keep the poster as I printed it at 36″ x 24″ and very nice it looked too (Thanks to Picture Collage Maker Pro, InDesign, and Staples).

Photograph showing two Blurb books wrapped in cellophane

That’s another couple of projects completed – a photobook of my grandson, and another of my sister’s wedding. They are both still wrapped in cellophane (hence the strange highlights and spots), and they will remain that way until I hand them over. It’s rather like the magazine I edit, once they are printed, opening the …

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No remote shutter release this year, which meant I had to do the 10-second timer dash and hope the picture was okay. I’ve since bought a wireless shutter release which is much better than the infrared one I used with the Nikon.

Ginger asked me to take a picture of her and the kids, so here’s my wonderful wife with Alek, Katie, and Lanie.

Matt raked up the leaves and the kids decided to make a leaf fort from the pile.

Mike and Diffi’s Wedding – The Reception [31 Pictures]

Mike & Diffi’s Steam Punk Wedding [12 Pictures]

Mike and Diffi’s Wedding – in Black and White [34 Pictures]

Mike and Diffi’s wedding rehearsal. [12 Pictures]

Photograph of Gary and Ginger Allman on board an American Airways 'plane bound for London Heathrow.

We’re On Our Way to England – And we’ll be staying a month. It’s going to be busy as Ginger has a lot of work lined up. We’ll be traveling a lot, and I plan to get in some hiking, we’ll see how that goes. [2 pictures]

Tonight we watched Lanie play Miss Scarlet The cast and crew did an excellent job as usual! These are a quick first edit. I won’t be able to edit more for a while as I’m busy preparing for and attending the diocesan convention at the end of next week. And yes, Lanie glued red feathers …

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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.

‘Ghost of a Chance’ What a great job they did! (Click on a picture to see a bigger version.)

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