“To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place… I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.” — Elliott Erwitt


Tuesday, June 28, 2011


 Barb was here this morning to help with chores.  Only a few more days until she and Mustafa are "home."

 It was extremely buggy....right off the bat.  The fan was on all day.

 The ponies came in from the pasture until the wind picked up and they were more comfortable out there.

When we were finished, I drove over to Barb's so I could catch a few more shots of the barn.

 The skylights were in and the roof was shingled by 12:30.  Barb and Ron moved tons and tons of stone into the stalls, aisle and under the shed roof.  They have to be exhausted.  Tomorrow morning hay is being delivered to our barn and hopefully some nice strong young men are going to be here to help her unload.

My class arrived at 10:30.
 Tina worked on DJ and the hydrangeas.
 Donna finished her butterfly.
 Judy worked on a pencil drawing of a swan................ and Jean took the day off.

 Another hibiscus blossom and Tina missed it again.

 At 1:30 my drumming pals showed up for a practice.
There were 8 of us today.  Stan came out from Rochester (from Khalid's group) and really helped us a lot.

What I really wanted to do was take a nap...instead, I went out to do chores.
 Of course Phoebe and Gucci assisted.
 It was the most beautiful part of the day.

 Gary got home about 5:45 (still painting).  I had not cooked a thing.  After getting cleaned up, we went down to the library to take down the rest of the art show.

Packed up the car and went out for a bite.  Home before dark.
Night all.


  1. Phoebe and Gucci your barn is beautiful. Why don't you guys have hairnets on like the horsies? There sure are some talented painting ladies over there
    Benny & Lily

  2. I bet you will miss Barb when she and Mustafa move!

  3. Love Barb's barn! That is exactly the type of barn that we need here. Your sky shot is gorgeous.

  4. I think that barn is going to be fantastic. But, I'm going to miss having my Mustafa fix every now and then.

  5. Won't the other horses miss Mustafa? Won't Mustafa be lonely without them??


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