Tuesday, August 3, 2010

season, shift

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We are thick into summer life... and with the coming of August, the feel of summer seems to shift a bit. The sun feels a little bit weaker than it did in July, the air between you and the mountains is less crisp- with that late summer haze, the unfarmed hills bleach gold then fade to white...and you feel the beginning of an itch...for a new season.
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In the meantime we're soaking up the final weeks of summer with visits to our favorite lakes and streams, roadtrips to the Bitterroot and Seeley-Swan Valleys, friends, family,water, sun. That race to drink up as much of the season while you can- in Montana, winter never feels very far away.

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So it's full speed ahead until fall.

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thank goodness for 'weeds' in the wheat field...

And now...a portrait of the artist...

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Oh, and I'm getting rid of all our plastic toys; all this girl wants is a muffin pan full of rocks...

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Hope you're enjoying the seaon,
and the shift.

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"Let's take the time to walk together,
while we have the sun.
You never know when
tempermental weather's gonna come..."
-Mirah

p.s. I have a giant crush on my new camera! And I believe it to be too large to fall between the bars of a cattle-guard...so I have that going for me!

1 comment:

aftml said...

"all this girl wants is a muffin pan full of rocks." hilarious. and you *should* have a massive crush on that new camera - send it a MASH note and take it out fer a drink - cuz those pics are truly lovely. i'm starting to feel ready for some fall weather myself. be well.

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