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


Sunday, December 4, 2016

Apple Picking In December!

I woke up around 6 and the sky was starting to show some color.
A good sign.

By 8:30 Karen and I had finished chores and the plan was to go over to Apple Creek Farm and build up our (apple) supply for the next few months.  Anything for the girls.
Little Wonder jumped in the car and thought he was invited.
 We picked a few bushels and they were gorgeous, huge and perfect.
I got home just in time to make coffee for a couple of friends that stopped up for a meeting.

The dogs really enjoyed the weather today....even tho it was a little crispy.
 LW views sticks as pretzels and wants to eat them.

 At 12:40 I left for Brockport.
 Time for our Sunday Jam.

 George (below) wanted to play "At Last" by Etta James.
I am determined to learn that is so fine! 
I'm also going to work on "I'd Rather Be Blind."
 This is what I take to each session.  A music stand, a bag holding about 30 pounds of music, a tambourine, a uke stand and a small purse... not to mention my new baritone uke,
 which I am really loving!
 Gary spent the afternoon working at Sara's....
time for Christmas trees.
A little before 5 I went out to tuck the girls in.
All of them had rolled.

 Once again it was pitch black when we headed back to the house.
 Still very muddy with lots of puddles.

 I had to pick up a few things at Wegmans on my way home from the Jam and that included two $8 meals.  Chicken French and two sides with each.  We shared everything and pretended it 
was a pot luck supper.
 After dinner I watch my latest Netflix entertainment.
"Paranoid."  Another English cop series.  It's funny how they grab you
and it turns into binging.  I'm going to have to tell my friend Buttons 
(Blogging bud from Ontario) about this one.  We like a lot of the same stuff.
Night all!

I want to share this photograph with you.
I have a blogging friend who is an outstanding photographer, horse/mule person and very creative!
This is her homage to Christmas this year and I think it is spectacular.
She frequently starts off with and old chair and it ends up looking like this.
Her name is Val Ewing and you can find her at:
She posted this a couple of days ago.


  1. Those apples are brave to still be on the trees. LW is a bit like our Boris, the ginger cat, he will not miss out on anything,be it getting the mail, the firewood or the washing in off the line. Go L.W. I wonder what Santa will bring?

  2. Have you tried watching Heartland on Netflix? It is a Canadian TV series centered around horses. There are 7 seasons currently on Netflix although the series is currently in its 10th season. I binge watched every season (you can find season 8 through current, online). It just gets better with each season...I just love it!

    1. Sandy, I have watched every episode and look forward to more!

  3. I can't get out of the house without Ginger either. Going for a ride is her favorite pastime,other than eating sticks, pine cones or anything she finds outside.

    Beautiful Christmas arrangement from Val Ewing. Very talented lady.

  4. Wow those apples look scrumptious
    Lily & Edward

  5. Oh how lovely! Love that Christmas, maybe next year I can come up with a different interesting decoration.
    Our temps have dropped radically here. I am probably a couple of days behind on your posts.
    Very wicked here.


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