Spring Flowers

I had always looked forward to Spring Fest at Lee’s school, and this year was special since it was her last year at this elementary school.

I can’t believe how much she has grown, the image below was her first day in kindergarten and she was 5 year old.

I will miss going to Spring Fest, I don’t think there is such a thing in middle school or high school.

Lee won a goldfish. I wonder how long it will live and if she released it in the backyard pond I think the chance is a lot higher.

The winter didn’t last very long around here, and I saw the first sign of Spring flowers even before the snow melt.

I really need to turn this post into a Saturday Random photos.  I’ve heard that Big K-Mart is shutting its door as part of a cost saving strategy.  It’s kind of sad to hear, K-Mart on Hwy 70 shut down several years back, and now Big K-Mart.  I think when you have Walmart nearby, it’s hard for smaller business to survive.  Lee and I didn’t buy anything, I might come back next week for some garden tools.

I went to visit my dad after I left Big K-Mart, and talking about testing my patience.  I was driving behind this moped going at 30-35 mph, and by the time she stopped at the red light, I couldn’t believe what I saw. She was wearing a pair of pink slippers, I guess anything goes in this small town.

The flower trees started to bloom at my dad’s house.

It was a beautiful day on Saturday, but I bet the pollen count was extremely high. It’s not just Spring season, but also allergy season for me.  I do love the spring flowers, and don’t mind the suffering so much.

Book, Community, Event

Rules-Cynthia Lord Book Signing

Lee went to Cynthia Lord’s book signing at Lenoir Rhyne University for the Little Reader program on April 13, 2013. She was so excited to finally meet the author, and this is the second book signing that she has gone to at LR.

A stage play of Rules by LR student.

The little readers on stage, I had to switch to my 70-200mm zoom lens to get this closeup shot of Lee. The rest of the photos were taken with my 24-105mm lens.

This has to be the proud moment for any author.

Lee was so happy to be able to take photo with one of her favorite authors. People were standing in line waiting patiently for their turns, so I only had 1 shot at this.

LR campus was beautiful last weekend.

Here is her signed copy of Rules, I finally had a chance to practice with my new flash since I took this late at night.  It’s Emily or Lee for short, and our last name was too long so the author drew a line across. This is definitely a good message, “Dream Big!”

Photos were taken with 5DMkIII, Canon 24-105mm f/4L lens , and EF70-200mm f/4L USM lens.