Rebel, July 4th, 2019 at Forrestel Farm

Rebel, July 4th, 2019 at Forrestel Farm
“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


Friday, March 4, 2016


No beautiful sunrise pictures today.  Grey and quiet for starters.
 The paddock footing is still so horrific I put the hay in one of the small pastures.

 While I was cleaning stalls the sun came out and Phoebe found a warm spot.
 Loaded them up with shavings.
 There was still a little snow on the ground, but by this evening much of it was gone.

 After chores I went to Agape.
Bike/25 minutes - Treadmill/10 minutes - Elliptical/11 minutes
Still not pushing myself on the elliptical.
 By the time I got back to the farm the sky was brilliant.

 And most of the snow was gone.

 Late afternoon brought major sunshine into the house.

 Sidney and Sophie were helping me get dinner ready
 and Sophie constantly tried to intimidate Sid.

 I started watching "House of Cards" while working on dinner.
We had a nice fire going.
 Jenny and Scott arrived a little after 6 and we had
 a salad with apples/pears and craisins
 organic crusty sourdough bread
 Corn chowder
 and banana cream pie for dessert.

I got out my guitar (for Scott) and baritone uke for me and we played and sang until it was time
for them to leave.  I've learned a lot since the last time we did this.
A very nice evening.
Night all.

Finn and Cooper were both selected to be the student of the month.
Finn is in 7th grade and Coop is in the 5th grade.
What are the chances of that happening?
Very proud of them.


  1. Other than the grey start, it looks a lovely day!

  2. The day turned out beautiful! Love that chair. I have a thing for chairs!

  3. Turned out to ge a nice day. Hope that's the last of the snow for this year;)

    Congratulations to the boys. You must be very proud of them.

  4. Love to peep in on your day! Spring is coming (although we too had another dusting of snow last night)!


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