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Thursday, September 18, 2008

We're back.

Well we are home. Back in Turkey. Exhausted. But we had a great time visiting our friends. An amazing time. So much fun. So much driving. So much seeing. Yesterday before we left I realized something. I took lots of pictures while I was in France. Pictures of...


Door knockers,


Stones in the road,


Cityscapes,


Bamboo in the park,


Mentanna being silly,


Brian being silly,


Flowers,

And so much more.

Then I realized that I didn't have any pictures of me and Mentanna together. So despite the fact that neither one of us had showered we participated in a photo shoot. Brian took the camera and the following silliness ensued. As you can tell from the blurriness of some of these pictures there was much laughter. So for today...as I try to recover from my post-trip exhaustion I will leave you with these.









12 comments:

Headless Mom said...

Glad you had a great time and looking forward to more tales!

Charlie Girl said...

Was it cold there or is Brian going all hip-hop on us?

I love the door knocker and the stones in the road... kind of makes me think about my life at the moment.

Brittany said...

I am so glad you are back!!!!!!

Andrea's Sweet Life said...

Looks like you had a great time!

And pictures with laughter are far more valuable than pictures with showers!

LiteralDan said...

Welcome back!

I want that door knocker.

~m said...

Looks like a great time :)

Welcome back!

Your Pal Pinki said...

Glad you had fun. Sounds like you really relaxed and needed the time away. : )

penny said...

I love the door knocker! It's a little creepy, but very charming.

Looks like you had a great time! I hope you are feeling refreshed.

The Over-Thinker said...

If you pan down slowly on that photo of Brian, like just to the waist, it totally looks like he's a hip monk, just hangin' out at the monastery.

Natalie said...

headless mom - thanks! it was so fun!

charlie girl - well he didn't bring anything with long sleeves so he had to buy that sweatshirt. we couldn't decide if it was more hip hop or monk.

i'm glad you liked the pictures. i know what you mean.

brittany - awww...did you miss me?

andrea - we did! i agree. i love those pictures of us. so much fun...so many memories!

literaldan - there were all kinds of door knockers. i just loved that one!

~m - thanks! we did have fun!

pinki - i did need it. perfectly perfect!

penny - i loved that door knocker too! i had fun. now i just have to get busy packing up around here!

over-thinker - i'm glad you like it. i must admit that he was pretending to squat over the whole in the floor...pretending to go to the bathroom on the invaders under the castle. you know how we are about poop around here! it's always funny!

thewishfulwriter said...

looks like a great time! lots of laughing - always a good sign :)

Natalie said...

wishful - there was lots of laughter. she and brian together were a hoot as well!