Thursday, August 25, 2016

mantis

to my son and my absolute surprise and joy this little beasty arrived on a gift from recently reconnected friend . . . . my dad always said . . . animals cross your paths for a reason . . . .


Wednesday, August 24, 2016

chrysanthemum

a beautiful gift from an old friend. 
chrysanthemums are one of the signs that my favourite season is on its way- autumn!



Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Monday, August 22, 2016

instructions for living a life . . .

“instructions for living a life. 
pay attention. 
be astonished. 
tell about it.” 


mary oliver



these little plants found a tiny crack in my driveway and rooted themsleves in the soil underneath . . . 

Sunday, August 21, 2016

cool fingers . . .

the first fingers of autumn are reaching between the slats of the blinds 
and making their way into my home. 


Saturday, August 20, 2016

a ride to millbrook . . .

a sweet ride down to millbrook for brunch at the Pastry Peddler.
beer and pastries with good buddies Drew and Kris . . . .


brunch for myself . . . !it was 11:05 a.m. perfectly legal!



and i worked off all the calories right afterwards . . . 


Friday, August 19, 2016

fish sitting . . .

while my daughter is away, i am fish sitting this colourful beast!