Monday, August 20, 2012

Nifty Fifty

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So I made it to 50.  It was a mountaintop experience.  Literally.
I could not have asked for a more incredible way to celebrate than a trip to Colorado with my family!

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My gift (well, one of them) was a 50mm lens--the "Nifty Fifty" I have been waiting for.  A fitting gift, no?
It is very different to use, so I am going to have fun learning this fall!

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I am hoping to share some photos and stories from our trip, but there are the more pressing matters of organizing for school and fall at the moment.  And making pancakes for breakfast, because there aren't too many more lazy mornings left.  So we will see.  In the meantime, a few photo favorites.

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9 comments:

Betty WSch. said...

What a stunning world you live in. You are so lucky to be able to travel with you family and you do NOT look old enough to be 50!! Happy belated birthday Tracy! May you be blessed with more such beautiful trips for many more years!

Anonymous said...

Looks like you're well on your way to another wonderful 50 years!!!

Anonymous said...

Forgot I don't have a profile...that's my comment above
Cathy Bentin

Tracy P. said...

Don't worry Cathy, I recognized your handwriting! ;-) You should just start a profile. You don't have to have a blog. But you could! :-)

Givinya De Elba said...

Happy Birthday Tracy! I have enjoyed sharing the last few years with you! You are rocking that new lens too!

StitchinByTheLake said...

Wonderful pics as usual Tracy - and Happy Birthday! Where in Colorado were you? We're going back to Estes Park in September. That's an annual trip for us. I love going then to hear the elk bugling and see the Aspens. blessings, marlene

Skeller said...

YAY!!! I'm so happy for you!! A 50mm for your 50th - fitting, indeed! I think you'll find that the aperture capability on the 50mm will bust your photography skills into a whole new level of wonderfulness. Your CO trip looks amazing - I hope you'll be sharing more pictures (I know you probably took a *few* - grin!) Oh, and Happy Belated Bday!! You wear 50 very well, m'dear. :-)

Life with Kaishon said...


Happy Birthday to one of my favorite girls : )
I don't believe for one second that you are 50. You seem like you are 20 : ) I love your enthusiasm for life and your ever present happiness. You inspire me.
You are going to love your lens. I love that lens. Love, Love, Love.

Deanna said...

ahh 50mm for year 50...Happy Birthday!! It certainly appears it was a good one. What a beautiful trip to Colorado with your family. Looks like a fun trip for all!!