Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Remembrance

This year, for the first time since I can remember, I haven't worn a poppy. The reason is small, cute and occasionally rather squeaky with a penchant for throwing a good right hook if a feed isn't made available fast enough; pins on my front are simply not an option.  On the flip side I believe that remembrance is just as important now as it ever was, when battles to protect our daily life happen way off far away, and I have every intention to teach my daughter who we remember and why.

She's a little young to take it all in this year (and in fact as 11am is a current favourite feed time, she marked both silences with slurping sounds) but I did want her to have a poppy.

Cue a Cosnicpluto pattern, some scraps of black and red yarn, and the car trip to H's hockey match et voila!

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And by the wonders of modern technology (a safety pin) I popped it on her hat for Sunday church.
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H was playing photographer for the day as you see, and Kitty was not at all sure what had happened to Daddy's face, hence the frowns
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Although once she worked it all out ...
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"Daddeeeeeeeeeeee! I'm an imperial princess, save me!"

The little miss is all smiles nowadays although the chances of catching a giggle on camera is remote to say the least!  So far this is our best effort:
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Achieved by being sneaky with the camera and distracting someone with their Daddy
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What more could her Mamarazzi want? (actually the answer to that question is sleeeeeep)

4 comments:

  1. Oh my heavens, she is such a precious thing! I love her little red and white outfit and the poppy is the perfect touch :)

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  2. The poppy is just the perfect detail to make that outfit a winner and of course your model!

    You're inspired me to learn how to make one of those mini flowers.

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  3. Hey Kitty, ...two weeks or so since I last saw you, and so much growing!

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