Photo by Loralee Beard, Magic Moment Photography

A cautionary tale
By Loralee Beard, Magic Moment Photography

This next true life mini tale is not to engender sympathy but is included as a cautionary tale. I do not “like” pictures--- I LOVE pictures - even those family pictures from the mid 80s’ when I wore my hair like Mama Smurf and thought I was a fox.

Photo by Loralee Beard, Magic Moment Photography


Trump this
By Loralee Beard, Magic Moment Photography

I will forever think of fall 2013 as the time when I realized that for all the blessings I was born with: great family, an unforgettable singing voice and the ability to NEVER sun burn, I was ripped off by  having short legs.

Photo by Loralee Beard, Magic Moment Photography


Fall pride
By Loralee Beard, Magic Moment Photography

I may never know the “rest of the story” but there was a “Magic Moment” at Central Gwinnett Cross Country that still makes me smile.

Loralee Beard, Magic Moment Photography


Lemonade?

“Home of the Bears” is a charming nickname for Mountain View High School but it became more than a little ironic,

The Tisdale Family


A House Divided

I always feel that the things that “go wrong” make the most vivid memories, and if they’re not too bad, the best memories.

Central Gwinnett High School 2013-2014 Football

One bit of advice
By Loralee Beard 
Magic Moment Photography

Now that my first batch of grandchildren is embracing the first stirrings of Patriotism, I very recently wrote, directed and produced a 3 act play which lasted under 10 minutes, even counting the 2nd act musical number from”Little Mermaid.” I had standards: