Monday, July 4, 2011

summer postcards #2

Summer Postcards: a July series capturing snapshots of my favorite month
Special guests: my nieces who traveled six thousands miles to be here this month
Location: in and around HOME and BARN
Format: Instagram (follow username mayamade for sneak peeks)
Two of my favorite wildflowers in the meadow.
two of my favorite wildflowers in the meadow
Wild by the handful
wild by the handful all day long
Berry season is in full swing around here!
and more berries into the evening
Remember cootie?
followed by games on grandma's bed... lots of Cootie so far
Caught a firefly upon his knee!
and then it's out to catch fireflies... this one landed on his knee

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  1. looks like a lovely visit so far!

  2. I just love you're pictures-a sort of melangolic-pretty old looking. I wish you're nices lots of fun this month.
    Greetings with heart&soul from Sil.

  3. stunning. and so very july. enjoy!

  4. Hello Maya,
    I live in Belgium and your pictures are lovely! It seems I'm whatching an old movie - would love to be there!
    Thank you, Marta

  5. What great summer fun! I've never seen a firefly, thank you for including a photo, they really do light up quite bright...amazing insect!?!
    We've been enjoying summer berries and beaches. Stop over for our naturally sweetened strawberry jam recipe! It's really captures the taste of summer!
    ~ joey ~
    ps. and maybe you can help us identify the fish too?!

  6. A summer with a thousand Julys... Your nieces are so beautiful. And the berry recipe looks tempting, would you mind sharing it? We have raspberries in our backyard too you see... Love Susanne

  7. Wild raspberry shortcakes? Yum!
    Happy 4th!

  8. i recently installed instagram, and am just learning the ropes. these snaps are an inspiration, gorgeous, wonderful.

    love the postcard series.

    most especially, that firefly. oh my.

    happy july!