Last week I had an hour to spend with Eli before taking him to school, and we had enough time to visit an abandoned building project a little way up the hill from there. Originally the building was supposed to be a club-house of some sort, but the project was ended before any exterior walls were in place. Now it’s just 3 levels of open concrete flooring and random brick walls, with falling-hazards everywhere. It’s a popular spot for photographers, since the light streams in from all directions, and there are great views of the city and surrounding mountains.
We spent about a half-hour climbing stairs and checking out the various rooms and floors while I tried to get some portraits of the boy. He doesn’t listen to well. Or stay still. But his expressions, completely unprompted, mostly make up for that. I hope you can tell, he brings a lot of joy and mischief to our lives.
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