Tuesday, October 13, 2015


Often the most stunning photos ever taken are those that are just a random moment in time that capture a random moment in time.

This is my favorite photo of my mother.  I have many and it's hard to choose just one, but this is it. She is about 17, she's at a fall dance and what you can't see is that she's sitting in the hay with a boy.

I have it hanging in my dressing room and I see it every single day.  She is so beautiful to me.

I really enjoy it during sports events, when the camera men use the power of their lens to capture all the pretty girls.  I also like it when they capture cute kids and couples kissing and well...just life has it unfolds as we go about our lives.

While it might seem vain, this youtube of the gorgeous girls is very sweet to me.  It's a snapshot of our time and the way things are.  I'm guessing they know more about the game they are not watching than it appears.

At my nephew's graduation this May, the reporter was no different than normal...he used his powerful lens to snap a photo of the most beautiful woman in attendance.  It made the front page of the Wise County Press.

My sister sent our family this photo with this text
"our beautiful Choctaw mother made the front page"


NanaDiana said...

Oh- And she ISSSS beautiful! What a wonderful photo! xo Diana

Tina@WhatWeKeep said...

She's stunning, Gina! What a moment to capture. She's very regal.
I like any thing that captures the youth of today with smiles on their faces..keep smiling kiddos!
xoxo, T.

Sarah said...

No question why this caught the photographer's eye and why it was front page. Your mother is gorgeous, a classic beauty who is ageless. I hope you can get a hard copy from the newspaper. Each of you need to have this one framed and in your homes.

Heather - New House New Home said...

Oh my goodness, she's gorgeous!

However, I do worry about all the young people photographing life instead of participating in life. When we were in Rome recently, all the beautiful historical sites were filled with young women posing, making sexy faces and taking photos of themselves or each other. Forget the history, beauty of mankind's accomplishments and shear awesomeness of being in a building which was over 2000 years old. It was much more important to take a photo of themselves looking sexy on a plinth. Sorry - had to rant.

Geneva H said...

Your Mother's beauty is timeless! She is stunning!

Karena Albert said...

Gina Your Mother is gorgeous inside and out...I know that as she has a daughter like you!

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Row homes and Cobblestones said...

Gina your Mother is truly stunning, thanks for sharing.

Marina Pérez Bejarano said...

She is a wonderful and beautiful Lady!

Hugs from Spain!!!


Butterfly 8)(8 Bungalow said...

So pretty and elegant.
I hate the selfie thing. Once in awhile, but some are obsessed. It's not easy to be a parent these days. On my trip to Europe those tourists with the darn selfie sticks needed to be banned. Menace.

At Rivercrest Cottage said...

She truly is beautiful and appears to be graceful. I love her strong stance. thanks for sharing your mother with us.

Alison @ The Polohouse said...

What a lovely post! She is beautiful -- as is her sweet daughter!
Such sweet sentiments.

Leslie said...

Gina, You mother is so pretty. I just love those black and white photos;)

designchic said...

What a beautiful mom...just like her daughter! Happy Thursday ~

Brandi said...

Such a beautiful photo of your mother!

Brandi said...

Such a beautiful photo of your mother!

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