So that they don’t forget me miles away, I have to occassionally post pics of family and friends.  After waiting 4 months for any photographic confirmation of her birth, finally the Tara pictures have arrived (all 198 of them!).

Here’s my favorite of mom and baby girl:

What I love the most about this picture is the “old” quality of it.  It has that distinctive yellow hue that colors all my childhood photos – softening and humanizing the subjects.  Sometimes I find the bright crispness of a “new-age” photo is just too glaring.  But this picture is just perfect…