Games of the past

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© Andrea Petersen
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UploadedSeptember 21, 2017
TakenOctober 29, 2014
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D3000
Exposure1/100 sec at f/3.5
FlashFlash, Auto-Mode, Return light detected
Focal Length20 mm
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Memories how they linger
Playing games of the past!
A self timer to remember,
Is when Tippi joined cast
As a canine member!

New words we can find
in Scrabble for the mind
But doesn't always define
Old moments well spent
And what it meant!
© Poetry by me AJP

I have been going over my archival pictures and it brought back a flood of memories~ Florence, our friend on this picture passed away on January 14, 2015. We played many Scrabble games with her at her house...She was a smart lady and a beautiful soul. it is so important to preserve those precious memories of life that matter in pictures before they are gone.

I was just setting the self timer on my camera on the mantle to join them at the table when Tippi jumped on the chair. I think she felt she had to fill that empty seat and pretend she was one of the players:) You can see another sequel to this picture when I reset the timer with Tippi on my lap licking my face and still on the chair when I joined my husband and Florence for a portrait of all of the link in comment section below.

Best view in light-box! Thank you!

Thank you so very much to the JPG Staff for the spotlight on 9/21/2017! It is truly appreciated!
Thanks & appreciation to JPG staff for one of photos featured in best of Sept in recent lIve stories, 10/4/2017

9 responses

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (21 Sep 2017):

    Beautiful portrait here! Very cute.

  • Tiia Vissak

    Tiia Vissak gave props (21 Sep 2017):

    a wonderful image!

  • Gail Haberman

    Gail Haberman   gave props (22 Sep 2017):

    Preservation of important. Love this, so much to see.

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (22 Sep 2017):

    I love this image and the sequel to it, too! A delightful portrait with wonderful memories attached. Hard to believe your friend Florence has been gone that long.. how time flies!

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (22 Sep 2017):

    Congratulations on the JPG Staff Spotlight, Andrea!! Very well deserved :) !!

  • Judith Hays

    Judith Hays   gave props (1 Oct 2017):

    Beautiful sentiment - Beautiful poem

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (5 Oct 2017):

    Not sure how I missed this brilliant image! Congratulations on all the accolades! well deserved! Best of Sept.!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen said (12 Oct 2017):

    Thank you all for your kind words...Whenever I think of Florence I remember the good times we had with her. We usually played Scrabble after we ate the delicious lunch she served. She was a treasure and an inspiration to all who had the privilege to know her.

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