Saturday, August 19, 2006

The Delicious Grace of Childhood

"The Things Which the Child Loves remain in the domain of the Heart until old age. The Most Beautiful thing in Life is that our Souls remaining over the Places where we once Enjoyed Ourselves" ~Kahil Gibran
The Delicious Grace

31 comments:

RNP said...

So sweet and innocent, just lovely.

Princess Morgan said...

She truly is an ANGEL! How Beautiful!

Kari said...

So Beautiful!

Tammy and Parker said...

I always love to see what Miss Emma Sage is up to. I love the experiences you present her with.

Let me know when you start your homeschooling journey. I would love to follow that as well. I am pretty sure we will be keeping Parker home at least through Pre-school if not longer. But I want to be able to have him be able to learn the things that he would learn at school.

Jeanne said...

So lovely indeed!
Precious outfits and child!
Blessings!

Nicole said...

Oh, her little face, her little back, her little expressions, she is one BIG girl! :) Hug her for me please.

jotcr2 said...

My niece always loves dressing up too.

RNP said...

It's been awhile, I am missing your posts :)

amy flege said...

Your pictures are so wonderful..I love to come to your blog just to look at all the beautiful photos you take of Emma Sage..what an angel......

Debra said...

What a beautiful sweet angel. You take wonderful pictures and have such beautiful subjects.

Hugs to you
Debra and Hope

Kim Ayres said...

It's unusual for you to go so long without posting. Is everything OK? Or have you just disappeared on vacation?

Overwhelmed! said...

I just love your photos of Emma. They're fantastic!

I wanted to thank you for your comment on my How do you cope when a child goes down the wrong path in life? post!

I appreciate your perspective and I agree with several points that you made. I know that there will come a point in my child's life that I will have to "let go" and pray for the best. I also agree that, as a parent, all we can do is raise our children with love, respect and guidance. It's what I strive to do each and every day with our son.

Thank you again for taking the time to express your opinions and share your personal experiences. I do appreciate it!

Princess Morgan said...

Such an angel! Where has Emma been lately?

Betsy said...

O.k. you haven't posted in days -- yet I think your avatar picture has changed -- and it appears that there is a space ship obstructing your face.

Have you perhaps been abducted by aliens? :)

Betsy said...

ok...I SWEAR your avatar picture was different yesterday!!! It totally had a space ship in it!!

RNP said...

Betsy, it was changed for just a bit...the spaceship was her amazing camera.

I don't think she has been abducted, but I am sure missing her as well.

Betsy said...

lol--thank you -- I knew I saw it! Now I'm starting to get worried...where can she be?!

Has anyone ever seen that episode of The Simpsons where Marge makes Bart go upstairs to apologize to Lisa, only Lisa isn't in her room?

He offers apologies to the closed door about 5 times, and when he doesn't get any answer, screams "MOOOOOOOOOOOOOM, Lisa's making me feel bad!!"

That's what's happening here!!! TM, where, oh where are you?!?!

RNP said...

Well Betsy, this may be her most popular comment post. I had an email from TM early in the week, she mentioned being really busy.

Maybe she just forgot to hang her "gone fishing" sign :)

We miss you Tara Marie!!!

Betsy said...

Well, if she's just busy, and all is well, I say we take over her blog!!!

Anyone wanna play "Top Ten Reasons We Love TM"

10. She loves to fish.

next...

RNP said...

I'm game:

9. She loves taking photos of her children

8. She has a kind spirit and is a wonderful friend to all that know her

Your turn Betsy :)

Michelle said...

7. As a book lover she can give you great book recommendations!

RNP said...

6. She is surrounded by serene landscapes and beautiful things.

Next...

Betsy said...

5. She can fly through the sky like Superman, "Look, its a bird! Its a plane! Its TM!!"

RNP said...

4. She has top secret invisibility powers--able to disappear without anyone knowing where she has gone.

Betsy said...

3. She would stop in the middle of a crowded mall and dance with her daughter just because the music was fun.

RNP said...

2. She isn't greedy or materialistic, she enjoys the simple pleasures of life.

Michelle said...

1. She is a wonderful mother, wife, and friend.

Rebecca P. said...

Well, I upgraded to the new blogger beta, and now it seems I can't comment as myself on any blog that is not in blogger beta... :(

Ok, now a new game...

Let's share how when we met her and how.

I'll start.

I met TM via this blog in August 2004, just a month after Miss E was born.

We have never met in person, although I hope to one day.

Her blog inspired me in so many ways--with her natural way of exposing the normalcy of Emma Sage's life through photos and snippets of her life.

She has shown me so much about life, without words, just through those amazing photos--that tell a beautiful story about their lives. She has a way of capturing her shot just at exactly the right moment--ever so perfectly.

TM is the reason I blog today, and for that I can only say that--I love you Tara Marie!

Whose up next? Betsy, Michelle, or someone else?

Rebecca P. said...

Oh and that was supposed to say "when we met her and how"...oh my I am having so many problems tonight.

Kari said...

LOL@Betsys abducted by Aliens comment. The camera kinda did resemble a space ship.
TM is also the reason I began blogging but that is not where I originally met her. TM was one of the first people I connected with after Tristan was born. The day I received the phone call from the genetic counselor telling me my son did in fact have a 3rd 21st Chromosome I went online and found Trisomy 21 online community. I was in awe with her Beauty way back then and still am. I am not sure if she knows how much her kind words meant to me in those first few weeks. Those were the toughest days of my life and her kindness lifted me up through them and helped me to keep going. Unfortunatley I did not know anything whatsoever about T21 and was horrified. I used to be an ignorant, superficial, self absorbed, unhappy girl. I visit TM's blog everytime I sign in and also if I am having a bad day. Tara Marie inspires me to view this world in a very differant way than I ever did before. I bet TM is crazy busy with the kids getting back to school and am so looking forward to hearing about Emma Sages homeschooling. Yes I have been checking that blog as well. :) Miss you TM!

Anonymous said...

Maybe she's in love. Isn't this what everyone does when they find new love? Ignore the rest of the world? Poor Rick. LOL Seriously, we love you TM and miss your wisdom and photos!