Best Pictures Monthly, Family

Best Pictures: January 2019

Here are some of my favorite pictures I took in January:

Leah’s 8th Birthday

Leah celebrated her 8th birthday with a party at BAM, with bowling, pizza, cupcakes, ice cream, presents, laser tag, and arcade time.

On her actual birthday, she celebrated at home with balloons and presents.

Aly and Bob/Catrick/Unnamed Cat
Late January was very cold and filled with snow days of no school

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Best Pictures Monthly, Colorado, Family

Best Pictures: December 2018

Here are some of my favorite pictures from December:

Aly’s winter Choir Concert

In search of dark skies, a couple of friends and I headed east from Colorado Springs in early December to a tiny little park called Paint Mines Interpretive Park, where we shot pictures of the distant windmills and the night sky. It was very cold, but lots of fun.

Paint Mines Interpretive Park at twilight, Colorado
Paint Mines Interpretive Park at twilight, Colorado
Paint Mines Interpretive Park night sky, Colorado. The red lights are the windmills, and the streaks around them are planes – lots of planes heading to DEN.
Leah as a wise man.
The “new” Christmas stair picture, from David and J’aime’s house. Lots of Matilo clan!
The Great Grandkids
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Christmas 2018 – Holland

Christmas 2018 – Milford

Christmas 2018 – Rochester

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Best Pictures Monthly, Colorado, Family, Life in Holland Michigan

Best Pictures: November 2018

Here are some of my favorite pictures I took in November:

Fall colors at Van Raalte Farm
Fall colors at Van Raalte Farm

While in Colorado Springs, I got to do a photoshoot for a friend at the Broadmoor Resort. After it wrapped up, I stuck around and did a bit of night shooting from the hotel.

The Broadmoor Resort at night. Colorado Springs, CO.
The Broadmoor Resort at night. Colorado Springs, CO.

I also finally visited Garden of the Gods on a very snowy Saturday morning. It’s a spectacular spot right in Colorado Springs.

Leah at the annual Black River skating party
We got to celebrate Grandma Jan’s birthday with her in Rochester, before heading to Ann Arbor to take the kids to their first (Leah) and second (Aly) Michigan game on a freezing November day.
We got up on the big screen several times, and Leah even got on TV when we first got to the stadium.
Thanksgiving Dinner at Boatwerks in Holland
Catrick/Bob/Cat With No Name in his adopted home.
Our backyard Christmas lights
A snowy and blowy night at the Holland Parade of Lights

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