Showing posts from July, 2013

farm box

Coco enjoys her treats from Farmer Steve's farm box just as much as the kiddos.


Eleven years ago this little wonder was born.  And looking back, she has always been who she is.  For some reason, there are pictures of her and books from the very beginning.
Happy Birthday, Sadie! We love your awesomeness.

silly comfy dog


old town afternoon

The girls made a list on things to do this summer. Old Town made the list including a visit to the Whaley House, which is rumored to be haunted. Emma bought a magazine at school published by another second grade class in which one of the articles expounded on one second grader's visit and opinions of the experience. So this is how it made the list of things we must do.  It was a gray afternoon of high clouds and humidity that meet us when we arrived. We also met this burro, and he bowed when making our acquaintance.   

We were called to attention by a loud braying but once met, we found that this burro was not to be ridden. So Avery quickly found a substitute and insisted on photographic documentation.

Sadie and Emma also felt the need to get in the saddle and were accommodated.

Soon we found ourselves in the famed Whaley House and upon crossing the threshold Emma and Avery attached themselves firmly to me, white knuckles and all.  We visited the courthouse room and the general s…

summer things


food on the fourth, or we are a bit behind

my friend when I am making dinner, especially if it involves meat

lovely organic peaches or one reason to love summer

peach and french pastry cream tart

blackberry crumble

Cat. 'Nuff said.


We should open a bike shop


pattern, color, texture