September 3: Evidently the local McDonald's needs to charge these exorbitant prices in order to pay for a new "W" for their sign.
September 4: Friday night we headed out into the Great Salt Lake, for the 3rd Annual Antelope Island Balloon and Kite Stampede. This is the first year we've gone. There were four hot air balloons and no kites. Which begs the question: What did it look like the first year?
September 5: Opening day of the 2009 college football season. #20 BYU taking on #3 Oklahoma, with their Heisman trophy winning quarterback and fresh off their appearance in the (so called) national championship. You may remember that game, it was the one where two teams with one loss each played a game and called the winner the national champion, rather than the undefeated University of Utah who demolished Alabama in the Sugar Bowl and had to settle for 2nd place....but I digress....
#20 BYU knocks off #3 Oklahoma -- 14-13 -- and rocks the college football world in the first week of play.
I LOVE THIS GAME!
September 6: I did not take this picture. This is the moment from the game on Saturday where McKay Jacobsen catches the seven yard pass from Max Hall for the winning touchdown.
This is where my head was for the entire day Sunday, and consequently I woke up in a cold sweat, early Monday morning, and realized that, for the second time this year, I forgot to take a picture.
Forgive me, I was still mentally in Texas.
September 7: At 4:50 am, twelve years ago today, I became a father. To celebrate Jordan's birthday, Monday afternoon, I took her out for a little photo shoot.
I started taking pictures seriously when Jordan was born. She is my most photographed subject, she is my best model, the most beautiful pictures I've ever taken are of Jordan.
Having had a camera in front of her all her life, Jordan is a natural when it comes to posing for me -- we almost don't have to speak, she instinctively knows what I want her to do. It's a connection I treasure, especially as we head in to the murky future of teenagerdom.
This is a large wall inside the front door of our home. It's where I display all my current favorite pictures. I change it out two or three time a year. Tuesday night I was instructed to swap out the photos for new images in preparation for the Annual Pampered Chef party on Wednesday (which was a bigger success than that Balloon and Kite Stampede, incidentally).
September 9: Do you ever find yourself reaching the end of another week in your 365 day photo project, and find that you just have no idea what to take a picture of, and as you're sitting in the parking lot at Walmart, you look out your window and see these kind of cool looking weeds, so you snap a picture and call it good?
What a coincidence, that's EXACTLY what happened to me tonight.