Photos of Growing Up

The Champion of the World
Photos of Growing Up

The Champion of the World

This young lady is destined to do remarkable things. She’s got that air about her. She’s the champion of the world. Someday, sooner rather than later, I’ll be known not as Jeff Bogle, but as this young lady’s dad, and I wait for that day with open arms.

Joy In The Process
Photos of Growing Up

Joy In The Process

*My apologies if you’ve already seen and read this on Instagram. Here’s the latest in OWTK’s Photos of Growing Up series, a series of posts that will be more prominent in 2015. Promise. In the spaces between her flute practice, singing of improvisational nonsense songs, pleas for a snack, and […]

Our 7-Year-Old: A Playful, Purposeful, Vibrant, Versatile and Stunning Young Lady
Photos of Growing Up

Our 7-Year-Old: A Playful, Purposeful, Vibrant, Versatile and Stunning Young Lady

*Both photos of the newly-minted 7-year-old Mouse were taken in our backyard on June 1 2014 with the Samsung NX30 30mm.

I’m Going To Miss This When She Gets Older
Photos of Growing Up

I’m Going To Miss This When She Gets Older

On the way down to see HAIM, the middle show in my biographical month of music, the Bear says to me, “Daddy, I’m going to miss doing this when [Mouse] gets older.” She went on to elaborate, “when she grows up, she’ll want to come out with us and it […]

Not A Day Goes By
Photos of Growing Up

Not A Day Goes By

Not a day goes by, not a single one, without this girl amazing me. It’s not always a grand gesture, something recordable with modern technology. Not always something to slap onto Instagram. She might look over her shoulder at me with wise eyes or a wry smile or pretend to […]

Fostering an Environment of Artistic Vulnerability
Photos of Growing Up

Fostering an Environment of Artistic Vulnerability

I keep looking at this one photo, again and again, with the hope that my oldest daughter’s sense of joy and excitement about sharing with me her accomplishments, attempts, struggles, and failures never ever wanes.

Photographic Evidence of A Girl Growing Up: Back to School Traditions — The Bear x 5
Photos of Growing Up

Photographic Evidence of A Girl Growing Up: Back to School Traditions — The Bear x 5

Mapping the years through hair styles, iPhone photo quality improvements, and ice cream. I present the Bear x 5 from Kindergarten through Monday’s entry into 4th Grade.

Photographic Evidence of A Girl Growing Up: Lake Champlain
Photos of Growing Up

Photographic Evidence of A Girl Growing Up: Lake Champlain

The Bear paddleboarding solo on Lake Champlain is a sight I simply couldn’t have seen last year at this time. But their she was: braver, bolder, and more willing to stretch herself out into uncharted waters. Literally.

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