Sisters: the oldest always telling the younger what to do - "Come on, let's go to the swings!!!"; the younger always doing exactly what she wants for as long as she wants.
Those tippy toes must be getting very sore. "How far down is it to the water?" "Don't really know - I'm just enjoying my slightly dirty apple."
Eldest off for a stroll on a summer's day. "Ahhh, free at last. My sister is nice, but sometimes a girl just needs some alone time."
"Oh, fiddlesticks. Can never get away from that little one - she follows me everywhere. I'll pretend I don't mind, but I'm speeding up and I'll lose her soon. I'll hide if I have to . . . ."
"Can't find my big sister, I'll just wait on this little foot bridge and practice standing on point. Big sister . . . are you hiding under the bridge?"
"Well, she's not down here on this side either. Hmmmm, too many places for her to hide. I don't like this game "hide and seek" - I'm always looking and never finding."
"Hi there, little bug. Can't find my sister, will you be my friend? Oops didn't mean to pinch you. "
All of the above pictures taken by Marilyn Gherashe, friend and photographer. She came especially to take photographs of these two special little people in my life. Marilyn wanted to take candid shots and she succeeded. I also want to keep the children's identity private, so had to hunt for pics among them that do not reveal their features. There were many taken by Marilyn that capture beautifully those dear little faces, but they are not for the internet.