My Cookie Monster

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    When my mom used to dish out ice cream, my brother, sister, and I would stand at the counter, hanging our faces on the edge and chanting "Lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots..." I'm not sure why, but it's like a running joke in the family now. My mom didn't think it was so funny then.

    She'd be happy to know, then, that while I'm baking cookies, David's hanging at my hip, asking "Are the cookies ready? Are they ready now? Now? Now? Now? Now? Now? Now? Now? Now? Now? Now? Now? Now? Now? Now? Now? Now? Now? Now? Now? Now?"

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    1. javadoug 80 months ago | reply

      very cute photo.
      When I first saw the small version, I thought he was reaching for a snake.

    2. Daniel Greene 80 months ago | reply

      Damn, those look good!

    3. Syrvania 80 months ago | reply

      Great perspective!

    4. Eustace James 80 months ago | reply

      Congratulations! This photo won its 3Way Challenge! Please add it to the pool!

    5. Amourins 80 months ago | reply

      His eyes! And the hand! Really nice shot! He really wants those cookies!

    6. kierandky [deleted] 80 months ago | reply

      So cute!!

    7. suz or sooze 80 months ago | reply

      oh my gosh... those look so yummy. great shot all around.

      .seen in the bokeh pool.

    8. khosey1 80 months ago | reply

      Thanks, everyone! The cookies are indeed good. Or I should say were, as only a few remain now. I shall choose to take that as a compliment, even though six-year-olds scarf down cookies pretty much without exception.

      He would have been just as happy if he had been reaching for a snake. That's my kid.

    9. cobalt123 80 months ago | reply

      Perfect capture of a happy childhood memory!

    10. Jasmic 80 months ago | reply

      ha ha - this is amazing :-)

      1-2-3 KIDS (1 a Day)

    11. thefishiologist 79 months ago | reply


      i love the expression! awesome shot and DOF

    12. Critter Lover 2008 79 months ago | reply

      I want one of those cookies. You can never have too many chocolate chips! Great Shot, you can see the "yummy" anticipation.

    13. Pathfindar 79 months ago | reply

      Love the facial expression :)

    14. ¶ GeorgiA 78 months ago | reply

      ahahha love your comment!
      And the photo is brilliant!!!

    15. drugfreedave 78 months ago | reply

      I'm baking cookies tonight. Thank you.

    16. Apogee Photography 72 months ago | reply

      Great capture and great story! Thank you for sharing!

    17. Yamumzee 68 months ago | reply

      Great picture!

    18. Innominia 61 months ago | reply

      awesome!! :D

    19. greeblehaus 54 months ago | reply

      Congrats! You are a finalist in the November Greeblepix Contest!

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