Sunday, January 31, 2010


5/52 winter*, originally uploaded by Jen likes to snap pics*.

It's too cold to go out and shoot this week. It's 25° out there. Besides... there is no snow... It's dull and drab out there. I am not up to going out to shoot "winter". So I decided to make my own "snow". Coffee filters and cupcake wrappers make pretty good snowflakes.
Have a great week ahead everyone!

Friday, January 22, 2010

Rest in Peace
In Memory of
Robert J. Murphy
October 14, 1931 ~ January 22, 2009

Wednesday, January 20, 2010


4/52 yellow*, originally uploaded by Jen likes to snap pics*.

Why does losing a pet have to be so heartwrenching?
Our yellow lab, Sidney went to doggy heaven tonight. She was fine yesterday but something happened this morning. Don't know why she got so bad like that so fast. She was 5.
She was my baby.
I was hers.
I will miss seeing her waiting for me in the window and greeting me at the door with her "baby" in her mouth to give to me. I'm going to miss those soft warm ears. I'm going to miss her snores at night. I'm going to miss my Sidney girl.

This is of David, giving her one last hug before she left us.

Sunday, January 17, 2010


3/52 me*, originally uploaded by Jen likes to snap pics*.

Ugh! Why was this so hard? I am not afraid of selfportraits but for some reason, I was so uninspired this week. I feel a lack of creativity! I’m really unhappy with this and I really don’t have time to fix it. OH WELL!! This is me!!! Screwing up, procrastinating, sucky photos… blah!

This week ended up turning out pretty good. Something happened that I didn’t think would happen and it turned out for the best. Everything is going to be ok. That was why I posted that rareity for me, a poem. I don’t write poems but that just spilled from my mind that day.
God answered my prayers when I was starting to think he forgot about us.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010


breathe, originally uploaded by Jen likes to snap pics*.

I was being pulled under by a heavy weight tied to my ankle.
I struggled.
I needed to breathe.
I grew tired.
I could only see darkness.
I started to fill with water.
I was going down fast.
I was being attacked by the piranhas.
I was bleeding.
I know they bit the rope because I felt lighter.
I could feel myself rush back towards the top.
I could see something.
I took a breath and could feel myself fill with air.
I got sucked back under.
I started to panic.
I wasn't coming back up.
I struggled once again.
I could see the light.
I couldn't reach the surface.
I broke free.
I gasped for air.
I am breathing.
I am treading water.
I am free.
I am breathing.
I am waiting for the big rescue boat.
I am going to stay above water.
I am not going back under.
I have a new breath of life in me.

~Jennifer Murphy 1/12/2010

Monday, January 11, 2010


2/52 Happy*, originally uploaded by Jen likes to snap pics*.

Got my toothpaste, got my brush,
I won't hurry, I won't rush.
Making sure my teeth are clean,
Front and back and in between.
When I brush for quite a while,
I will have a happy smile!

*sung to Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star
Now go back and read it again.

I forgot to post this to my blog Sunday night. I took the photo, that's what counts! lol
Part of my "resolution" for this year is to get the us to the dentist. My last dentist was a jerk. He was mean to patients and staff and I've grown to hate going or taking the kids. Well.... it's not doing us any good. I vowed to assign us to a different dentist when I was picking out dental insurance in October. So now I just need to get us appointments to have our teeth cleaned. I'm quite embarrassed that it has gone too long.
I have to go today to have a crown put on one of my teeth today. It will be the last appointment for me at this "new" dentist. I really liked this office but unfortunately they don't accept my new insurance. That's where this other one comes in.
Wow! I bet you didn't expect to read about dentists did you?

Sunday, January 3, 2010

1/52 year 2

1/52 new toy*, originally uploaded by Jen likes to snap pics*.

My new toy*
I'm starting a 52 week project again. For this week our theme is NEW. This is my new phone. I know, no big deal. But I've been cell phone free for 6 months prior to this. I had 2 flat tires in that time also. Talk about stupid. No phone to call for help. So I'm excited about my new BlackBerry. My phone before this, that broke, was the freebie that they give away. It was your basic run of the mill phone. This here does everything! I can even go to flickr while I'm on the phone. Hopefully it won't be to roadside assistance.

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