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Day 21 Obsession
Day 21 Obsession

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Collection: 50 Days
Camera: Pentax *ist DL
Lens: Pentax DA 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AF
Location: Nashville, TN
Date: Jul 21, 2007
Galleries: Humorous
Date Uploaded: Jul 22, 2007

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Caught up. This was actually taken on Day 21. Told you I'd get the spirit back.

My little girl became one of those special children who loves to read - as long as it's a Harry Potter book.
Here she is caught in the final volume, fresh from the store shelves, with rapt attention as all her favorite characters die a horrible death (or some such fun).

I've seen a few of the movies.
I don't get it.
I'm old.

There are no steroids in baseball, only players Chuck Norris has breathed on.

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07/24/2007 10:08:50 AM
Great expression, and her hair color goes well with the book. I only saw the first movie and haven't read any of the books. I guess I'm old too.
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07/24/2007 08:09:56 AM
I was into the books from the very first day Vol. 1 was released (in Australia, that is), though I wouldn't go so far as to dress up for it. I do have an interest in children's literature. Vol. 5 has too many unnecessary words and should have been edited more severely.
This looks like a much bigger book than the English edition I saw in the store the other day - must be thicker paper....
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07/23/2007 06:19:54 PM
Walt, I am guessing this is a different daughter to the one on the beach who had the bruise on her arm in the fantastic candid shot you did.

Great expression and a good fun shot
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07/23/2007 05:59:58 PM
I don't get it either. I think, honestly, that they're just mildly interesting kids' books (nowhere near the quality of, say, C.S. Lewis or Beverly Cleary) that got popular and then got great marketing and then went viral. I think in fifty years, a few people will still be reading the books, but mostly they'll be remembered for all the hype.

Nice photograph, though -- what a humorous expression. Your daughter seems like she must be a lot of fun. :)
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07/23/2007 05:37:22 PM
I'm sure many many kids spent thier weekends looking this exact way. I love the wide eyed excitement!
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07/22/2007 11:46:22 PM
Good take on the Harry Potter mania.
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07/22/2007 11:25:23 PM
The facial expressions that your daughter gives you for your pictures are priceless. Must have been a really good part in the book lol.
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07/22/2007 11:13:34 PM
This is wonderful for us Harry Potter fans. I've ordered my copy "snail mail" and should have it by the end of this week. No spoilers, please!

What I really love about this photo (besides the excellent exposure) is your daughter's expression. Combined with her red hair, she could be one of the Weasleys! ;-)
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