It had been the longest of days. I wasn’t feeling well, the kids were exhausting my energy. I had just finished photographing not one, but two sessions on a hot August evening. I came home and realized that I really needed to go grocery shopping. He and the kids weren’t home yet and I wasn’t quite sure where they’d gone. I ran across the street to pick up the littlest from her friend’s and then came home and started searching for anything I could turn into a meal.
And then, the 3 of them came in. The boys were chatty and busy and he’d taken them to the store to pick up the staples — and for no reason, these: