Tuesday, July 31, 2012

winter island ~ salem ma

Fort Pickering Lighthouse

I love a picnic table with a view... 
Community garden
When people ask me if I travel during the summer, I shake my head and smile. I am lucky to live in this corner of the world, where staycations are the best...
(More information on Winter Island here)

{shots taken using my canon powershot on miniature setting, editing and collages done in picmonkey}

Thursday, July 26, 2012

seagulls and a poem

A boat, beneath a sunny sky
Lingering onward dreamily
In an evening of July—

Children three that nestle near,
Eager eye and willing ear,
Pleased a simple tale to hear—

Long has paled that sunny sky:
Echoes fade and memories die:
Autumn frosts have slain July.

Still she haunts me, phantomwise,
Alice moving under skies
Never seen by waking eyes.

Children yet, the tale to hear,
Eager eye and willing ear,
Lovingly shall nestle near.

In a Wonderland they lie,
Dreaming as the days go by,
Dreaming as the summers die:

Ever drifting down the stream—
Lingering in the golden gleam—
Life, what is it but a dream?

~Lewis Carroll
A Boat, Beneath Sunny Sky

{taken at revere beach, ma, with my iphone, processed using radlab}

Saturday, July 14, 2012

beach day ~ hampton beach state park, hampton nh

 fantastic clouds + fabulous company + fried scallops = a perfect summer day
(iphone shots) 

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

wingaersheek beach, gloucester ma

A hot day + a bunch of kids (big and little) + a beautiful New England beach = a perfect summer evening.