Tuesday, May 31, 2011

splish / splash

L - iphone / T - phone pic

"Spring being a tough act to follow,
God created June."
- Al Bernstein

It seems as though summer came early. The flowers are already wilting in the hot sun. But I for one enjoy the heat in the day and the cooler softer evenings that June so often has to offer. How's the weather in your part of the country? / it's not much of a view, but it's private - relaxing and quiet - and i love it. especially in this heat.

Sunday, May 22, 2011

2nd cup / 2nd nap

L - Nikon / T - Nikon

With a little time to spare this morning, I sat outside and enjoyed a second cup of coffee and read a little of my book before going off to my metalsmithing workshop. It was a 2 day workshop on soldering. And even though I know enough to get by, I figured there are always new tricks to learn - no matter how many classes I've taken. In fact, I learned several new tricks - one was how keep solder from flowing by using yellow ochre as a resist. I wonder what's something new you are learning this summer? / bunny misses kodi and it shows - look at this mopey little face. today i had great plans of spending the day at the pool but it was very short-lived because it was sooo hot. already 96ยบ and it's only May. it was really relaxing however.

p.s. I hate that we have been so slack in posting here on our blog. With the end of the school year for Taylor and then a nice little vacation in Savannah we got very far behind. Forgive me for not visiting you - please don't think I'm not interested any more. I love reading your blogs but I have not been good about commenting. It makes me very happy when you continue to visit and comment on our blog so I feel badly for not doing the same.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

gathered / arranged

L - Nikon / T - Nikon

Just as she used to do when she was a child - she picked wildflowers for me and gave them to me for Mother's Day. The simplicity of this little arrangement brought a smile to my face better than any bought flowers could do.

Sunday, May 8, 2011

then / now

old photo album photo / Nikon

To my beautiful mother who means the world to me. Happy Mother's Day. I am so lucky to have you as my mother. -a lovely, caring, strong and virtuous woman in every sense of the word.

"Mothers hold their children's hands for a short while, but their hearts forever." -Anonymous

(my mother still holds my hand sometimes - a constant guide, a comforting touch, a friend)

Happy Mother's Day to all of you. I hope it was beautiful in every way.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

for pleasure / for knowledge

L - Nikon / T - itouch

"Concentrate and nurture your mind with your best thoughts and great literature."
- 54 precious keys to happiness
(part of the series)

While I read to escape, she reads to absorb.

cute little journal from this etsy shop

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Happy May Day!

solo post - L , Nikon

Sing a song of spring on the first day of May.

"Let's twitter and tweet
Like the birdies in May
Get into the mood
And be merry today
Forget all your troubles and warble away
Do, re, mi, fa, so, la, ti, do
- Bambi soundtrack

I hope your day was beautiful and bright.


The photos on the left are taken by me, Leslye, the mother. The photos on the right are taken by my daughter, Taylor – unless otherwise noted. Comments are always welcome. thanks
If you care to visit, I, Leslye, have another blog - AutumnSun where I ramble around different paths and pleasures of my own.