Monday, April 30, 2007

The New Graduate

Grand Valley State University graduate Kortney Williams, 25, of Grand Rapids hugs Kay Pittman of Muskegon after GVSU's 10:00 a.m. commencement ceremony at Van Andel Arena Saturday. "It's a major accomplishment," said Williams, "I got my degree and made my parents happy." Williams majored in social work.

Saturday, April 14, 2007

Jerica's Heart

Jerica Hernandez, 1, of Belding has under-gone three open heart surgeries at DeVos Children's hospital due to heart conditions at birth . Jerica, pictured with her mother, Janie Hernandez, will most likely have another open-heart operation before she is four years old.

Tuesday, April 10, 2007

A Grunt, and a Swing

I found this boy swinging in Garfield Park, one of the city's larger spans of green, with his siblings last week when the weather was still warm. The effort to swing higher was written all over his face.

Friday, April 6, 2007

A child runs in a beam of light with her balloon at a daddy-daughter dance in Forest Hills Central high school's gym.


High school swim meet. I enjoy the colors in this photo.

Sad Flag

Azeneth Rangel, 2, rests in her aunt Maria Rangel's arms during the rally for immigration rights at Calder Plaza in Grand Rapids. Azeneth's family moved to the United States 18 years ago from Guanajuato, Mexico.

Figures in the Sky

A silhouette is always nice. This never ran in the paper so I decided to post in on my blog.

The Test of Time

Joanna Gunn, 95, and Carl Gunn, 91 have been married for 69 years.