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  • My dear friend, Chelle, thoroughly impressed me with her ability to take a photo, every day, throughout June. She'd publish them on her facebook page and I would look forward to what the new day's theme would bring.

    Soft. On the shelf. Bathroom. Something cute. On your mind. Movement.

    When she asked who would join her for the July installment of this fun, creative project, I said yes with enthusiasm!

    And then I forgot all about it.

    Until now!

    I've got a couple of days catching up to do, starting with the first day's theme, Self Portrait.

    While my daughter took a much-needed sleep (honestly, how do parents get anything done when their children are awake?!), I took out my camera and started snapping.

    The first few shots were ridiculous. Out of focus. No expression, no animation in my face. Kind of the way people look when they're busy walking through a shopping centre and aren't really conscious of anyone looking at them. Blank.

    And then I started laughing at the whole thing. Me trying to take a 'meaningful' photo of myself, capturing some significant aspect of my personality, some depth.

    And this is what I captured.

    Kate laughing at herself. Finding the silliness in a moment. Remembering not to take things so seriously.

    All incredibly important lessons in my life thus far.

    I look forward to more discovery, play and laughter throughout July!
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