Sunday, September 18, 2011
Balloons & Bubbles
Good photos of children, dogs and cats are virtually impossible to capture without a good 50mm lens on a DSLR. Gaaah. I got really blurred ones of the jumping kids and the glossy dog who were all distracted by the many humans and food smells. Adequate lighting, but tough to crystallize with my point and shoot. I captured what I could (which were really bad shots), and put the camera away.
Corsage had prepped activities of balloon painting and lotsa bottles of bubbles for the kids. After a while, they ignored the large humans and went about doing their thang. They were running all over and laughing, showing off their proud creations to all who requested a closer. Lotsa fun for them! I didn't join in. I didn't come to a children's party to terrorize the little tots. I put on my best behavior and sat with the friends to chat, tickled a tiny one with the host's bottle of single malt provided for the attending alcoholics, and stuffed myself full of fishballs and homemade tuna sandwiches.
Everyone definitely noticed how the birthday tot's missymessy dress of colorful hearts matched the sprinkles on the chocolate cake. Very cute! I eyed that birthday cake from start till my first mouthful. It promised to be a yummy cake that would be more chocolaty than cloying. It was one tasty cake from Vicky's which thankfully didn't overload on the sugar. I had 3 bites of it before passing the rest to the man to polish it off.
Happy Two, my dear sweet Bubbles!