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August

I've been somewhat neglectful in my posting. Here's a little catch-up from the month of August.

I forgot to take it on the first of the month, but I doubt it would have been
any different than this since this is what it looked like in July, too. 

He's loving working at the fair!

Mama and 7 baby turkeys walked through our property!



Lovin' her time outside!


I'd love to get a picture of a kid eating a cream puff,
but I'm a big chicken when it comes to pictures of strangers.



If you like my photography (and many of you tell me you do), PLEASE leave comments on my pictures throughout this year. I don't know if I'll be able to continue without that encouragement. Also needed will be suggestions for photography subjects or locations. I'm always looking for ideas!

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