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Tuesday, September 5

self portrait challenge ~ "with someone"


superhero & boho, canon digital rebel xt

Here is this month's first installment of a photo of me "with someone" that is very special to me. Andrea has been an incredible support and comrade on this journey of mine. So here we are, side by side being our very own Superhero's.

She is so full of life and such an inspiration. I have some amazing women in my life that I surround myself with. These women are rich with lessons to teach and are also open to be teachable. Andrea is definitely one of them. Our sharings are deep and introspective with some goofy in between.

One of the many gifts I have learned from our friendship is how to listen and give (or not give) advice. To truly be "with" someone in their pain rather than try to fix it for them. To allow people to be heard, ask questions, nod and just be with them. Most of the time, that is all we need.

And I must say...doesn't her divine necklace look good enough to eat?

Find other special someone's here.

23 Comments:

Blogger deirdre said...

Time spent with girlfriends is the most nurturning thing I can think of. You both look so happy in this picture.

September 5, 2006 at 8:13:00 AM PDT  
Blogger Susannah said...

oh look at you two - two peas in a pod of gorgeousness.... :-) x

September 5, 2006 at 8:27:00 AM PDT  
Blogger cityfarmer said...

You two could be sisters...what a fun memory...life only offers a few "lifelong" friends.

September 5, 2006 at 8:35:00 AM PDT  
Blogger Colorsonmymind said...

Oh the necklaces you are both wearing are delicious. YUMMY.

This pic of the two of you is gorgeous.

Yeah for bloggy fristers.

Loving you
XOXO

September 5, 2006 at 9:26:00 AM PDT  
Blogger Viking Womyn said...

Mmmmmm....Just eaten up this pic..lol What a pricless shot.

I would like to meet this young lady!...She looks great!..Is this her first baby?

Goofy is a must!...It is a priceless treasure..that costs nothing...and makes all the difference in the world...Being goofy together..and ''gut laffing''...is a wonderful healing tool for your soul.....thanks for sharing!

hugs, smooch

''Viking Womyn''

September 5, 2006 at 9:34:00 AM PDT  
Blogger The Whole Self said...

this is some serious superheroishness.

September 5, 2006 at 10:46:00 AM PDT  
Blogger la vie en rose said...

cuties!

September 5, 2006 at 11:17:00 AM PDT  
Blogger Left-handed Trees... said...

What beautiful, smiling faces...hers was one of the first blogs I ever read, actually--light years before I ever started my own. Sounds like a very special visit...you deserved it!

September 5, 2006 at 12:01:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Loralee Choate said...

I am fond of the necklaces that seem to coordinate. Very telling!

September 5, 2006 at 12:11:00 PM PDT  
Blogger liz elayne said...

Beautiful photo my dear. And I love the words you have written as well. So many blessings fill your world.

Love to you,
Liz

September 5, 2006 at 12:13:00 PM PDT  
Blogger acumamakiki said...

Blogging connections that bring such happy smiles to our faces, are a gift, truly!

September 5, 2006 at 12:20:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Tammy said...

I'm so happy you have found the beauty in each other. You both certainly look beautiful :)

September 5, 2006 at 2:32:00 PM PDT  
Anonymous BZ said...

Looks like a day well spent. I so miss my friends living all the way over here in Malaysia...i miss those days of sitting on the grass and just shooting the shit.

You captured the moment really well.

September 5, 2006 at 7:02:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Georgia said...

Look at you two!!! Such happiness. You are both so gorgeous!! And the necklaces are so beautiful. Delicious!!!

September 5, 2006 at 8:49:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Bedazzzled1 said...

The comfort and happiness your friendship brings to you both radiates from you in this portrait.

Lovely!

September 5, 2006 at 8:53:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Lucky Candice said...

I want one of each of her necklaces. I have earth but I need more!!! When will your store open - I'm saving up my pennies.

Love the photo -

LC

September 5, 2006 at 9:15:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Tish said...

You two are beautiful. :)

September 5, 2006 at 9:29:00 PM PDT  
Anonymous Bek said...

Hotties.
Bx

September 6, 2006 at 12:00:00 AM PDT  
Anonymous girlfriday said...

I love that you claim your own superheros

September 6, 2006 at 3:23:00 AM PDT  
Anonymous lunarmusings said...

Such beauties! How blessed is this wonderful blogging sisterhood we have here? I am glad the two of you had such a sweet and fun time!
muah!
e

September 6, 2006 at 7:55:00 AM PDT  
Blogger b/sistersshoes said...

"Sisters...la la la Sisters...la la la"

Hey! That's our song!

hee hee

2 hot mama's

xxxd

September 6, 2006 at 10:49:00 AM PDT  
Blogger my pink sky said...

it's so great to see the two of you amazing souls together! glad you had time to connect.

September 6, 2006 at 12:35:00 PM PDT  
Blogger Vesper said...

are you selling necklaces online yet? i would really really love a boho necklace!

September 6, 2006 at 1:51:00 PM PDT  

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