My day looked like this:
Today was my day off from work and I throughly enjoyed it! From the slow breakfast, book reading and coffee at my kitchen table I set the tone for the day; nothing to fast pacing or to stressful. And mostly my day went like that. I was happy to be alone in the house and on the farm. Ferdinand, our dog, followed me around, but no other humans but me for several hours. Bliss.
I did the laundry and loved hanging them up outside. A few rain showers kept running close to the mountains, but never found the way to us. It was warm in the sunshine, but still quite chilly in the air. I took some time to capture a few of the things growing outside right now, it’s still early spring around here, but we have rhubarb, garlic, walkabout onion and crocus as of now.
In the early evening I drove MT and a couple of his team mates to fotball practice. I brought dinner in a cup and ate in the car, while reading. Then I went on a walk in the neighborhood. I’ve never walked there before and had fun capturing both small and grand sightings. The smell and sound by the water fall was my absolute favorite thing. So glad I didn’t stay put in my car while I waited for the boys.
I took 145 photos, but many of them just different version of the ones chosen, I liked 36 and narrowed it down to 21(23*) to share (*I have two photos of MT and his friends not suitable for the blog). It was a good photo day. I’ve taken a few photos with my phone as well, but I’m keeping those for Instagram uploads.
I’m planning on seeing a few videos from You Tubers that I like keeping up with, like the one below, and then I’m going to bed, almost midnight again. Thanks for stopping by!
Our day looked like this:
This morning we woke up to a tiny layer of snow, it melted away, but there was a chill in the air all day long. I used the morning to eat breakfast, drink some coffee, getting ready for the day and catching up on a few blogs. And I used my big camera again, such a good feeling having it in my hand. I really like capturing our life with that camera too and not having it be all phone photos like most of the time… Anyway.
Off we went to church, MT captured a few shots from the service and I took a couple of our Easter garden. I’m so glad to see all of yellow I surround myself with in the winter/spring time. I planted a few seeds for our garden a few weeks ago; tomatoes, chili and onions. Growing well so far. I’ve had so much bad luck with the tomatoes, but I have to try again. I’ll be better at watering them this year. I hope.
MT was flying his drone and I went for a little walk in the early evening with Ferdinand, our dog, happily tagging along. So good to feel the sunlight on my face. And I love the mood of our forest. And then MT playing football against the barn wall. Such a typical spring/summer end to our day.
I took 155 photos, liked around 40 and narrowed it down to 20. It was a good photo day. I’ve taken a few photos with my phone as well, but I’m keeping those for Instagram uploads. Not photographed: our Movie night with popcorn; tomorrow he’s back at school.
I’m tired and it’s after midnight already. Good night, and thanks for stopping by!
Spring makes my heart happy.
I look forward to warmer days, of course, but most of all I cherish more light and longer days. I want to spent more of my da outside and have plenty of projects going on. Hopefully I’m able to get a few of them come trough before the summer hits us.
I’m reading a lot of farming books and words this year, I’m especially inspired by the Holistic Management, Permaculture and regenerative way of thinking. Right now I inspired to bring on a few animals and stopp tilling the fields, but I guess it’ll take a bit of time before I’m where I want to be. My family thinks I’m kind of crazy – and that is (mostly) okay – I have a plan and I have a dream. I’m working on making it come through. In my own way.
Wish me luck.