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Photo Shoot Fail

Fact: getting everyone to look at the camera and not look distressed becomes exponentially more difficult with each added child. I have a photographer friend with nine children. 119 more words

DO: 4th of July Round Up

The 4th of July is a celebrated event around these parts.  Can you tell?  Haha!  We’ve been setting off “boomers” (aka fireworks) nightly to the extreme delight of our neighborhood boys (so sorry friends nearby for the noise) and are ready to celebrate in patriotic style this 4th of July! 312 more words



To me, July is…

  • sunshine! And being outdoors.
  • slowness. It feels as though most of nature’s growing is done and life stands still before the waning sun starts to tug the harvest from the land and the leaves from the trees, pulling everything towards sleep.
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MAKE: {Temporary} Yard Stars

I think it was around the time of Lil B’s first birthday (gasp … that was TWO years ago), I pitched painting a Twister game board on our lawn in spray paint.   366 more words


Summer Solstice

Last weekend was the Summer Solstice, when the Earth reaches its maximum tilt of the North pole towards the sun and we get our longest day. 476 more words


Summer Solstice Picnic at the Rose Garden

Those are the kids dancing on the stage way down there.

I want to plant a big section of my yard just like this.

The kids found a “bad forest” to play in (and get stuck in)

Circle Round the Sun

The Summer Solstice

At our latitude and longitude, summer will officially arrive next week with the summer solstice or the point at the earth is at its greatest tile toward the sun. 535 more words

Culture And Seasonal Events