atlantic beach gatherings

# 2. family lovin’.

20 Jul 2011

part 2 is comin’ up right now! these are pictures of my nearest & dearest… my amazing, fun, eclectic, hilarious family! they inspire me, make me laugh, support me, and have given me my sense of home – no matter where i am or where they are. one of the reasons i consider them my home is because this summer was our 27th summer vacation together!!! i was 10 years old the first summer that we gathered together at the beach. over the years there have been births, deaths, marriages, and tons of traditions & laughter. some things are the same, and some things are different. we keep some old traditions, while we branch out to explore new ones. the summer beach trips together have truly, truly been the only things that have been constant in my nomadic, ever-changing life. and we all intend to keep it going… every year, we may not talk about it, but we are always reminded that this is what holds our family together.

with all of my heart, i share with you some very special pictures of some very special people. enjoy!

mom & dad. my teachers, supporters, counselors, entertainers, chauffeurs, role models.

2 siblings & our wives.

me & mom. outside one of our long-time favorite seafood restaurants.

pizza night!

checkin’ out the beautiful things at the art show. (i teased them that they were “posing” in the perfect catalogue shot. hehe.)

boat adventures!

cousins (and lina!) ready for a yummy dinner!

my brother & me. i absolutely looooove this picture! 

the whole family!!! ♥

peace, love, & family.

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  • Reply Kat Cook 20 Jul 2011 at 18:04

    love love loveeee all the pictures!!!!!!

    • Reply belovelive 20 Jul 2011 at 19:54

      thank you!!! gosh, i miss everyone & everything so much! though things here in europe aren’t that bad…. hehe.

  • Reply Holly 20 Jul 2011 at 20:11

    what beautiful pictures and family. Great to see a family enjoying being together so much!

  • Reply Girly 23 Jul 2011 at 21:32

    Beautiful pictures – not fair… I think your family is hogging up all the attractive genes!

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