scenes from summer

Screen Shot 2014-01-27 at 9.06.45 PM Screen Shot 2014-01-27 at 9.03.41 PM Screen Shot 2014-01-27 at 9.03.24 PM Screen Shot 2014-01-27 at 9.03.11 PM Screen Shot 2014-01-27 at 9.02.08 PM Screen Shot 2014-01-27 at 9.06.28 PM Screen Shot 2014-01-27 at 9.06.58 PMwe find ourselves caught up in the busyness of the summer season – the care for the animals and the arrival of new ones – the ever growing garden, daily pruning and harvesting – the preparations for the year ahead – the beginning of new projects – constructions – the heat – early mornings and late evenings watering, watching, milling – the many popsicles licked and dam dipped in – the almost two-year old adventuring – tractor driving – the thirty-one and twenty-four year olds adventuring – tree climbing – laundry loads – seedlings raised – tiny oak forest – cups of coffee drunk – bottles of kombutcha brewed – crows barked at – escapee ducks – fresh milk moustaches and nasturtiums picked…

we resolve for a splendid 2014 – for what will unfold – for plans and unknowns – for more time to stop by here and document for savouring the life so full, wonderful, enfolding us here.

(all images through alex’s lens – instagram.com/alexwdsims)