A Little Dirt Never Hurt

© Heidi Brand

A Little Dirt Never Hurt

Uploaded: January 11, 2008 05:09:47


Shannon D. Miller January 11, 2008

Ohhh...Heidi this is AWESOME! I hope you put this in the MT category it is so perfect!! I can't ger over the magnificent detail and clarity is amazing. What a FANTASTIC shot I know we will see this again!
Shannon~ #827277

Bonnie C. Lackey January 11, 2008

LOL, my kind of kid!!! Wonderful shot, Heidi! #5323535

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict January 11, 2008

LOL, cool image here, Heidi.

Dominick #5323542

Sheryl Worboys January 11, 2008

Excellent shot capturing the moment!! looks like great fun :) #5323738

Mollie Kendall January 11, 2008

A ha ha ha ha!
Wonderful capture! #5323857

Heidi Brand January 11, 2008

Thanks so much Shannon, Bonnie, Dominick, Sheryl and Mollie!

I did enter it in the MT category, thanks for the suggestion. #5323917

January 11, 2008

What a fun photo! Great capture! ;) #5324244

Judi Morrissey January 11, 2008

What a great photo! My daughter has those same rain boots...Nice work, Heidi! #5324691

Tiia Vissak January 11, 2008

A great capture! #5324741

Steven W. Lepak January 11, 2008

Bravo Heidi! Love it. One of those images that can bring a smile out in anyone. Keep up the great work. Best Regards, Steven #5324751

Heidi Brand January 11, 2008

Thank you very much Meghan, Judi, Tiia, and Steven.

Judi the rain boots are so cute aren't they. I need a better picture of them though.

Steven, she always makes me smile, so I am glad she brought a smile to your face too. #5325020

Elida Gutierrez January 11, 2008

So cute and Funnyyyyyy!!!!!!! YYEEEEAAAAA....!!!!!! #5325557

Heidi Brand January 11, 2008

Thank Elida, glad you enjoyed it. #5325645

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic January 11, 2008

Fantastic capture. She is adorable. She'll just love seeing this when she grows up. #5326059

Heidi Brand January 11, 2008

I hope so Kay. Thank you for your kind words.

cheryl m. phillips January 13, 2008

It's soooo great to see this!
You don't see kids do this much anymore!
This TOTALLY could have been me at that age! ha ha!
~cheryl #5333268

Heidi Brand January 13, 2008

Thanks Cheryl. She loves it when I let her loose to get a dirty as she wants! LOL! #5333368

cheryl m. phillips January 13, 2008

You are a great mom!!! ha ha!
~cheryl #5334062

Anna Diederich January 13, 2008

Awesome capture, Heidi! E. looks like she is having so much fun! #5335077

Heidi Brand January 13, 2008

Thanks Anna! You know "E" she was having a blast! #5335189

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic January 24, 2008

What a great image, Heidi!
It stirs in me so many feelings: That free-spirited, pure fun of being a kid; not worrying about the laundry or one's appearance. The feeling of the cold, wet mud squishing between fingers. I also think how good the warm bath felt after this!
The mark of a great image - bringing out thought and feeling!
Blessings, Lisa #5385894

Heidi Brand January 24, 2008

You are so right Lisa, we strive to stir emotions with our photographs, so it is wonderful to hear what feelings and thoughts this stirred in you while viewing it. Thank you so much for your wonderful comments.


January 25, 2008

OH, this made me lol!!! What a priceless capture. She'll look back on this and remember a wonderful, fun childhood!! #5396951

Heidi Brand January 26, 2008

Thank you so much Amanda. I hope she remembers all these good times. #5397941

Erica Murphy level-deluxe January 27, 2008

OMG, I wish you could hear me laughing!! What a wonderful, fun photo!! A winner FOR SURE. I know without a doubt this will be seen again!


Heidi Brand January 27, 2008

I can just imagine Erica, I know how you love to see little Miss E's escapades. #5405523

Ron Evans level-deluxe February 06, 2008

Shannon is right - AWESOME! #5454502

Heidi Brand February 06, 2008

Thanks so much Ron! #5454803

Scott A. McDaniel April 25, 2008

OMG this is so fantastic! I LOVE THIS!!!!! #5843087

Heidi Brand April 26, 2008

Thank you so much Scott. #5843430

WENDY L. BENNETT April 26, 2008

how cute!! A keeper for sure! Hope it gets put up at her HS grad party!! #5843946

Heidi Brand April 26, 2008

Thank you Wendy #5845038

Erica Murphy level-deluxe April 29, 2008

Look who I just found in EFP's!!! I sooooo LOVE this photo Heidi!! Keep entering it. It's delightful. #5858235

Heidi Brand April 29, 2008

Erica, you are so sweet, thank you! I will keep entering. #5858639

Elida Gutierrez May 19, 2008

Congratulations for your FINALIST!!! #5942830

Heidi Brand May 19, 2008

Thank you so much Elida. #5942910

Melissa G. Meiselman May 19, 2008

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Heidi!!! #5942996

Erica Murphy level-deluxe May 19, 2008

Congratulations Heidi! It's no surprise to see this here. Can I say "I told you so!". #5944169

Heidi Brand May 19, 2008

Thank yo so much Melissa and Erica!

Sure I will let you say "I told you so" Erica, because you did! LOL! #5944442

Anna Diederich May 23, 2008

Heidi I can't believe I missed this!!!!! Huge congrats on your 2 finalists this month! :) #5966538

Heidi Brand May 23, 2008

Thank so much Anna. #5967176

Debbie E. Payne June 05, 2008

I saw this amazing image and immediately had a couple of flashbacks -- of my son and his friend playing in the mud outside our backdoor in Louisianna. (He's now a Housing Director at the University of Utah, so they do "clean up" and "grow up"!

The second thing I thought about was when my husband and I climbed Mt. Fuji when we were stationed in Japan -- in the rain! This is something like what we looked like after descending basically a lava volcano in the rain. It's funny what just one picture will evoke in someone and what wonderful memories will be brought up from somewhere deep inside you for just a few minutes. Thanks for the memories, Heidi! #6022484

Heidi Brand June 06, 2008

I am glad that it brought back good memories for you and that you shared them with us.


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