8.06.2012

summer days

Summer was our best season: it was sleeping on the back screened porch in cots, or trying to sleep in the treehouse; summer was everything good to eat; it was a thousand colors in a parched landscape.
~Harper Lee, To Kill A Mockingbird

I hope this summer has been tops for you.  Mine has been filled with spending time with friends and loved ones, eating gelato often, long walks and reading.  A book that I'm looking forward to reading soon is Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter.

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Ian Baguskas photography
Kansas City Library view 1 & view 2
Pink Lemonade Bars by Deb of Smitten Kitchen
Snatching a little creativity here and there by Claire Dollan

camera: pentax k1000

14 comments:

  1. yes! happy days! :)
    x jane

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  2. love this book, love this quote, and love these photos!
    cheers!
    katie

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  3. such fantastic colours! you always have the best shots. glad you're having a fantastic summer, too! :)

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  4. Wow, Alexandria. These photographs just leaped off the screen. So vibrant.

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  5. sounds like a great summer :)

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  6. I just cannot wait for summer now, seeing these

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  7. Beautiful Ruins sounds like a wonderful book - I shall be hunting it out this weekend. Happy summer to you!

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  8. Power of green makes us vivid.
    However, it's too~~ hot here.
    Have a nice weekend.

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  9. I love the green in these shots! My summer has been quite a rollercoaster ride - lots of ups & downs. But I'm pulling through, there's been a lot to be thankful for. :)

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  10. eating gelato often, you would get along very well with my little nephew :)

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  11. your summer sounds lovely and memorable x

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  12. I'm sad to see summer go but I'm so looking forward to fall! Apple picking, pumpkin pie, cozy blankets, and drinking tons of chai... :)

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  13. oh my goodness, your book selection! jess walter is the father of one student teacher we had in our creative writing program. she's a great writer and so is her dad. good taste you have. :)

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  14. summer brings so much joy to the eyes and the table :)

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