4.29.2011

Why Oh Why.

So I MUST bore some of you to tears who aren't avid watchers of American Idol because something happened tonight that just ruffled my feathers. America sent Casey Abrams home. He and James Durbin are the top two runners in this race-sorry to those who may be a fan of others but ALL of their performances have been great-spectacular! So tonight when they announced that Casey was going home I literally SCREAMED my lung out! I was and am soooo irritated because there are two finalists still there that should've went home a LONG time ago-I won't name names as to not upset their fans but that's my opinion and he SHOULD NOT have went home. Period. Done rambling there.

Next-I must do more complaining (Sorry!) So ALL OF A SUDDEN my neraly 2.5 year old is going through this "scared of the dark" phase. He has slept in his own room in his own bed since the age of about 5 months-all night (I'm talking at LEAST 10 hours if not more!) So where and how he became all of a sudden scared I have no clue. He hasn't been traumatized or anything that I'm aware of. That's why I'm up so late early now because he REFUSES to sleep in his bed. I had night lights in the past BUT he can climb out of his crib and my fear is that he'll get out and play with the night light and I don't want that shock danger if he is playing in the socket with the night light. I tried turing on the light in the adjoining room and that just helped him climb over the side of his crib and stand at the gate on his door and yell "Momma! I'm SCURRED!"

So I'm tired, frustrated and clueless as to what to do. I've tried rocking him to sleep in his rocking chair in his room but as soon as I lay him down his little eyes pop open. So I'm at a loss. If anyone has any advice I would greatly appreciate! Thanks in advance!

The storms came to an end late yesterday and I want everyone to please remember and say a prayer for all the people who lost their homes and loved ones in these horrific storms this past week has produced. Alabama was hit HARD the other night by tornadoes and it left well over 100 dead. That to me is so scary-because it's the WEATHER that is causing so many fatalities! So please pray for those who lost their homes and their families/friends in this devastation! I took several photos of storm clouds and some of the clearing late yesterday evening when the sun FINALLY peeked out for the first time in a week from behind dark clouds. Here are my captures:
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I wanted to do an "HDR" effect on these images as it made it look more "3D" and more dramatic-which it already was! I am using this for my "texture Thursday" link up at the Daily Wyatt!
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I love this capture because of the lines and the krane (?) lol that was flying through the air during the capture!
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The theme at "Theme Thursday" is "signs". I interpret this photo as a "sign" that the storms are over and the sun is gonna shine tomorrow! This was taken just as the rays started peeking out from behind the dark leftover storm clouds!

And for good measure a couple more of those captures:
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A sepia version!

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This is to represent "Pink" for the You Capture theme! You can see the slight soft pink across the bottom of the photo in the clouds!
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Lastly before you get so tired of my long post and leave the theme at "Grace Loves the Beatles" is "Friends" I thought this photo of my little sister and my son fit perfectly!
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Grace Loves the Beatles

Thanks for stickin' with me through all that! Have a great weekend!

13 Lovely Reader(s) Said:

Rachel said...

My son is scared of the dark too, we finally hung some white Christmas lights above his bed and we havent heard a peep yet! Its not too bright, but hes not scared.

Also, maybe try transitioning him to a big boy bed, that worked for my youngest. He would scream and cry and as soon as he started using a toddler bed, he goes right to sleep.

Trial and error may work best for you, hope you find a solution!

Nicole said...

Oh my. How beautiful. I love your interpretation of signs! Wonderful work. Thank you for linking up with us for Theme Thursday!

Allison Hoffman said...

beautiful shots - I love a pink sky!

~Shari said...

I was pretty upset with Casey leaving also. I am still very sad and in disbelief!

nice photos

Ashley Sisk said...

Beautiful sky captures but I think we should talk more about AI - I'm just disappointed in general. They have really let all the good folks go and I don't get it. Who do we root for now? Or should we just wait for So You Think You Can Dance to come on?

Jennifer said...

Love love love your interpretation! Amazing capture! Thanks for joining us for theme thusrdays!

Flower Photography said...

I love your signs shot!! I am sorry about the scared phase - no tips either :-( I think those shows are highly rigged. Our Aussie version of a similar one has some lame guy win that didn't deserve to!!

Alana Jo said...

Love the signs!

grace said...

WHAT?! Casey went home?? How come all of the best people are going home?! Pia, then Paul...
Oh, don't get me started on American Idol.... ;)

ANYWAY... i love your photo! That's so cute. Thanks for linking up!

Ray said...

Beautiful photos! I love the last one- it is so cute!

{natalie bray photography} said...

lovely photos! The light is stunning!

Kayla Faye said...

In regards to AI, I personally love Scotty, but that's my opinion. :P

Michelle said...

Um. Sorry no help on being scared of the dark... Storm still sleeps with us after almost 3 years!

My heart and prayers have gone out to all the people affected from all the crazy weather and tornadoes and storms.... Please Lord Jesus, have these crazy things wake people up to YOU, and please come soon!!

Glad to hear you made is safely though!

Love the cloud shots -- but you should know that already!! Just amazing what God painted for you!!

Have a great weekend!! Hopefully you're enjoying some sunshine!!

xoxo
Michelle

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