~rainbow mondays~ majestic

pink: frosting color requested by the birthday boy, and provided in hippie cake approximation, according to his specifications. (a separate birthday post will be forthcoming! seven!!!)

orange: newts!

yellow: first daffodil bloom, at the foot of our driveway.

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hummingbird husbandry

not only do i have rich to thank for the camera that is allowing me to take these photos with wild abandon, i also need to acknowledge him as the primary caretaker of our hummingbird flock. while they are all snuggled into their little hummingbird-down sleepingbags just after dark, and i am connecting . . . → Read More: hummingbird husbandry

~this moment~ advent calendar

~a friday ritual~

photos capturing a moment from the week.

a simple, special moment.

a moment i want to pause, savor and remember.

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~this moment~ goat whisperer

~a friday ritual~

a photo capturing a moment from the week.

a simple, special moment.

a moment i want to pause, savor and remember.

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around the farm ~ birds and bees

as we approach the peak of gardening abundance, it is hard to squeeze in time to post and share all the beauty and bounty! this will be photo heavy and easy breezy on the words, in that spirit.

my entire last roll of film contained only photos of flowers with either a bird or . . . → Read More: around the farm ~ birds and bees

~this moment~ “i’m riding a horse!!!”

a friday ritual. a photo capturing a moment from the week. a simple, special moment. a moment i want to pause, savor and remember. inspired by soulemama

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here be dragonflies

when i moved to the oregon coast i was completely unaware of the fact that it is a migratory corridor for dragonflies. i hadn’t even known dragonflies were migratory. apparently, there are both resident and migratory forms of dragonflies among the many dragonfly species, and seasonal north/south migrations happen all across north america. this phenomenon . . . → Read More: here be dragonflies

unschoolish weekend

he lights up my life. i just recently learned of martinmas, and was intrigued because everyone seems to walk around carrying cool handmade candle lanterns. when i finally read some of the stories of martin of tours, and how he was a soldier who helped a beggar by offering him half of his cloak . . . → Read More: unschoolish weekend