Friday, December 08, 2006

Holiday Whobiddy Whatty!?

Getting close to the biggest holiday season of the year (Christmas, which is actually Jesus Christ's Birthday too. No coincidence), so I thought I would give a Christmas shout out.

Thing's have been going well here at the Sheakley household. Sarah and I are just loving Ella Rae Sheakley more and more each and every day she is in our lives. She is truly God's gift from heaven... Our little angle.

Mother's LoveElla will be 2 months old on the 11th of this month, but it sure does feel a lot longer than that (In a good way). She is constantly smiling (When she's not crying), even when she is sleeping, you can catch her with a smirk on her face at times (And no, it's not gas). We have taken about a bizillion pictures of her already and she is not even a year old yet (Sheakley habits die hard). I am sure we will take a gizzillion more...

Haylie and ellaThanksgiving was a good... Sarah, Ella and I went to Oil City to have Thanksgiving at my Uncle Jim's house (First time my moms side of the family got to meet Ella... She was a hit!). We ate some turkey, watched some football (My fantasy QB had 300 yards passing, 5 touchdown passes for a grand total of 47 fantasy points on Thanksgiving Day, Won the Thanksgiving Day Gobbler trophy, and I still lost that game!), and passed around the the baby all day, until she pooped on someone.

I will be taking pictures at my friend Rima and Jim's wedding on December 16th of this month, I plan on posting some pics here and on flickr (So stay tuned for that). I am renting a nice Canon 5D and Canon 24-70mm f/2.8L lens for this event (Which are the ideal combo when photographing a wedding!!). I have been wanting this camera ever since if first came out... So now, I finally get to try it out first hand (Hope everything is in working order). I do have a back-up Canon Elan IIe (Film) camera, just in case (Always carry a backup! Always!). I bought a Gary Fong Lightsphere II for the event as well (This is a great diffuser for your flash). This should be a great combo, so I am anticipating some very good images... Can't wait to shoot your guys wedding! I just hope I can get some great shots!

There are a few Christmas get togethers coming up... Work, friends, family... Hope the snow doesn't make things too difficult this year. *Note to self, put snow tire's on car*

Hope everyone has a Happy Holiday!!!!

Diffusing the Baby


The Sheakley's (The ones in Erie on 2nd street)


  • hey...glad to hear everything is going well. it's nice to see/hear ya blog again! :) i always get excited when there is something new to read. yes Ella sure was a big hit at Thanksgiving..whats not to love about her?!? :):) well i hope to see you guys soon..sometime after christmas im sure, but i cant wait! miss you guys! have a happy and safe christmas! love you all! send Ella my hugs and kisses! love lil sis and aunt julia :)

    writen & directed by Blogger lilraven, at around 10:23 AM  

  • Yeah, don't post here as much as I should... Maybe I will try to post more.

    Hope to see you soon! Talk to you later.


    writen & directed by Blogger Mo-Pie, at around 4:54 PM  

  • hey mike..i was just wonderin if anything happend to ahman green (packers) cuz i thought i heard something about him but wasnt sure if it was him or another "green"..anyways i thought you'd be the perfect person to ask :) and chris said he likes ahman and he's a good running back :) do ya like him? or do ya like good ole farve? love ya..lil sis..

    writen & directed by Blogger lilraven, at around 2:20 AM  

  • Jules,

    I haven't heard of anything that happened to Green from the Packers, and he is playing good football right now.

    The other Green that got hurt way back in the first game was Trent Green from the Chiefs, but he is now back and playing well now too.

    And Oh yes, Ahman Green is the other Packer I like the best, Favre (Not Farve, even know that's how it is pronounced) and Green.

    writen & directed by Blogger Mo-Pie, at around 8:21 AM  

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