Thursday, July 30, 2009

talking chicken

over on the sewgreen blog today!

girl and her bird

check it out.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

a little bit of culture

to temper all that outdoorsy stuff we have been up to this summer.

@ the villa

a visit to the getty villa.

@ the villa

@ the villa


in the end, the kids ended up wanting to be outside more than in. (except e - who could have spent all day looking at the jewellry and other treasures from a recent excavation in georgia. we will go back for more of this.) the gardens are beautiful. so who am i to argue?

Friday, July 24, 2009

neighbourhood campout

we are blessed.


Sycamore Cove



sun, surf, and time with amazing friends and neighbours.


an overnight with our "frieghbours" at Pt.Magu SP.

(oh! and my mom is here too!)

Wednesday, July 15, 2009



manitoba prairie summer i miss you.

we returned to 100 degrees. in the shade.

summers here are a lot like winters in manitoba i guess. stuck indoors. though it is much more comforting to me to be huddled around the fire rather than sprawled around the fan.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

before I forget


not the one you're thinking of. except maybe you cath as you were there. and maybe you jan. (have you seen him play?)

saw him open for elvis costello. (did i tell you i saw elvis costello. and the imposters. live in winnipeg. whoo hoo. awesome. great opening line-up too: The Lovell Sisters, Amelia Curran, Martha Wainwright, Bahamas.)

good stuff.

manitoba thrift

Red Rover

farmer's great-granddaughter

oh deer

Monday, July 13, 2009

Friday, July 10, 2009

Sunday, July 05, 2009

so far

so very very good.



my family

geese and goslings



my kind of sky

blue sky. dairy queen. canada day at home. wide open spaces. cousins.

and a wedding.
a beautiful wedding.

this prairie girl's heart is singing.