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, May 14, 2017

Mother's Day

 This year I posted all kinds of things on FB for Ariana's 19th birthday, but never did a special post on my Journal.  Here she is with Jenny in one of my favorite photos.  She celebrated in New York City this year and is having a great time with her grandparents, aunts and friends!

While I was headed out to the barn, Jenny, Geri and Aimee went into Rochester for the Pink Ribbon Run.  It is the first time I have not drummed in years.  So out of gas....
(It's a big fundraiser for breast cancer).
 For Mother's Day Karen had my stalls done before I even got out to the barn.
Not only that, she gave me a new broom!
I finished setting up the North/South run-in with piles of fresh bedding.
The girls will start using it as their toilet...I'm sure.

 Maggie could not wait to get in there.

 We have a new facility in Brockport (beautiful upscale apartments) that goes by a couple of names.
Heritage Square/The Chauteau and it features a restaurant called Madeleine.
Today the were promoting a Mothers Day Brunch and mom's buffet was free when escorted.
So, Gary and I decided to give it a shot.

 You could have omelettes made to order or eggs any other way, quiche, scalloped potatoes or mashed, meatballs, pasta, Italian sausage with peppers and onions, beef or turkey with gravy, salad, fruit, veggies, cheese/olives and cookies.

  Some of the best turkey I have ever eaten.
Nice atmosphere, great service and a quality meal.
When we got there, the place was packed and we had to wait for about 10 minutes.
By the time we were done, it started to clear out and more people were coming in.
 From there we went over to the Town Park to watch Coop play ball.
A double header today.  When we got there, the pitcher was doing an amazing job.
 Usually Coop plays first base.
 While we were there he had a couple of great hits and slid into home plate once.....SAFE!

Quite the jock!
It started to rain, so we drove back to the farm....where the sun was out.
Angel is starting to get her beautiful summer coat...just a little more shedding.
 But look at that sky.


 Jenny stopped in with this beautiful lantern for me.  I love it!
We will hang it over the table on the porch.
 We spent a quiet afternoon....

 and I had chore duty tonight.

 Of course Phoebe and Little Wonder assisted.

 Gary picked more flowers for our kitchen table.

 The sky was changing as we approached sunset.  Crazy sunshine with showers to follow.

 Night all.


  1. A beautiful gift, flowers, that yummiest of meals, and blue skies, perfect all round. We had a very quiet day by comparison, phone calls, a friend came by , I did some baking, some quilt block sewing, some laundry and some meals!!!

  2. Looks like you had a great Mothers Day! Love the flowers and all the pictures.


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