the big apple

i’ve been feeling funky, i’m not gonna lie. maybe not coincidentally, i’ve been quiet around this here blog, so i think i’m going to make a point to get back to writing, in the name of self care. i think i’ll start with the story of our trip to new york, since i only really . . . → Read More: the big apple

~rainbow mondays~ goldenrod, periwinkle, red violet, the whole crayon box a.k.a. mama’s new york rainbow

red: so many apples…

red: hard to choose! this one is named chenango strawberry.

red: numbered apples awaiting grammy’s careful identification process.

red: view of the barn through the apple trees

red: all the colors were accented with goldenrod this trip.

red: red hot, that is. this amazing . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ goldenrod, periwinkle, red violet, the whole crayon box a.k.a. mama’s new york rainbow

~rainbow mondays~ quinn’s new york rainbow

a double-header of new york rainbows tonight… the first one is brought to you by quinn! we spent lots of time in apple orchard mode while we were visiting new york this time, and quinn chose to document his own rainbow using my camera during one of our excursions to tag, sample, and collect apples . . . → Read More: ~rainbow mondays~ quinn’s new york rainbow

more ny beauty

on the outside chance you are not weary of photos from my new camera yet… a few more photos from our trip to new york. (i promise, i culled them! we’re almost there!)

 

other posts you may enjoy:festibal"i like the word heal"happy!!!~rainbow mondays~ . . . → Read More: more ny beauty

artsy farmsy

this one is a little bittersweet for me… looking through the lens of a camera leads me sometimes to observe more deeply what is happening in the world around me, and really take in realities like the deterioration of the farm i grew up on; the place where i learned that i am a . . . → Read More: artsy farmsy

sunset bonfire

a sunset bonfire was lit.

folk songs were sung. roger miller, john denver, and in spite of my mom’s pleading, the very unfortunate man. country roads, take me home gets me in the ganechtagazoink every time.

cries of “expelliarmus!” and “stupefy!” . . . → Read More: sunset bonfire

plowing the garden

the first pass

quinn asked grampy as soon as he got home from work, the day we arrived, “can i come ride on the tractor with you every time you drive it while i’m here?” the timing of our trip worked out perfectly as we got to be there for both mother’s . . . → Read More: plowing the garden

quinn <3 NY

surplus photos of quinn thoroughly enjoying his vacation to grammy and grampy’s house!

 

other posts you may enjoy:~this moment~ whopper crab~this moment~ straw bale fun~this moment~salmon . . . → Read More: quinn <3 NY

family ~ wait, i’m a cousin?!

i have a passel of posts planned for the next week or so, to share about our trip to central new york to visit my family. i took many, many photos with my new camera, and mine were not the only fingers clicking that shutter. the week flew by so quickly that a little reliving . . . → Read More: family ~ wait, i’m a cousin?!

quinn’s thirtieth month ~ can you call the ocean on the phone mama?

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he is saying words like “eventually” and “probably” and “albacore tuna”. sheesh. (actually it’s albaTore tuna and prolaly.)

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quinn can tell me “i’m scared” or “i’m sad” without me prompting him… with prompting, he can do things like “frustrated” or other harder ones…. for that matter, he on his own says, . . . → Read More: quinn’s thirtieth month ~ can you call the ocean on the phone mama?