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New look: napdesign photography website

Hello Friends!  I would like to invite you to take a look at the new napdesignphotography website I just uploaded.  Although it is not completely finished, I couldn’t wait to update! (Currently, I am still making a few pages.) If you have any comments or questions, please send them my way!

June 9, 2010 - 10:27 pm

Elizabeth - she’s cruising! you rock-LOVE IT girl! ;D

June 10, 2010 - 8:17 am

Dana Carlson - Looks Great! Love the pic of Tempe as a baby on the front page. lol.

June 10, 2010 - 8:24 am

Angela - Thanks!

June 10, 2010 - 8:24 am

Mary - So fabulous, you’re the best!

June 10, 2010 - 8:26 am

Angela - Thanks Dana!

June 10, 2010 - 8:28 am

Angela - Aw, thank you!

I love Bluebonnets! : napdesign photography, Sweet Home TX

We were just in Texas for Easter so I had the opportunity to take lots of pictures of all the beautiful wildflowers, especially bluebonnets!  They are so pretty and they smell amazing! If you ever get the chance, you have got to smell fresh bluebonnets! Below are some of my favorite pictures of what is probably my favorite flower.  I will be adding pictures of other various flowers from our visit in a later post. Also, I edited these pictures a little differently because I like variety and thought these several different styles looked neat.

April 11, 2010 - 8:15 am

Elizabeth - Love these! i desire a handful for my kitchen please. 🙂

April 11, 2010 - 8:23 am

Angela - I know, I wish I could have taken them back with me!

April 15, 2010 - 5:05 pm

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It can be easy to get out of balance.  I see something that needs to be done, or something I want to do, and I tend to spend a lot of time at one time on it, neglecting other things that are also important. Peter tells us “Be well balanced (temperate, sober of mind), vigilant and cautious at all times; for that enemy of yours, the devil, roams around like a lion roaring [in fierce hunger], seeking someone to seize upon and devour.” [1 Peter 5:8]

I think I’m one of those people that likes to have a full plate. Josh mentioned to me that he also would rather have several things to work on at a time; it’s motivating.  Is being a “workaholic” bad if you really enjoy what you are working on?

I think it takes some patience and self-control to be balanced. Choosing when to put some things down and give attention to something else. “Everything in moderation” is a phrase that comes to mind and I think it applies to all things; being well balanced in work and rest, in finances, in diet and exercise, in spending time with others and in solitude, in every area of life.

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