Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Summer Job

Summer afternoon - summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language. ~Henry James
Summer has brought new blossoms...


And lazy days reading by the pool...the blow up kiddie pool in the backyard. This is my new summer job. Full time. Never enjoyed working so much.

I also am also supervisor over corn husking...

Can you see what his shirt says? He's the best little worker ever. I didn't have to lift a finger.

He's so good at his job he's also been promoted to raspberry harvesting...

Although nobody else ever sees any of the berries...

When we have time off from these grueling tasks, there have been glorious moments walking barefoot on the warm sandy beach...

OK, sandbox. A girl can dream...

And backyard smores courtesy of dad...

Some of us have acquired new skills. This means bike rides everyday. I had forgotten how good it feels to have the wind blowing through my hair while cruising down hill on two wheels. I am having more fun then him...

And another spray paint project...

These two decided it was totally uncool for the little guy to be riding around on a pink bike. So they took matters, meaning SPRAY PAINT, into their own hands. Without asking. This is the only spray paint project I've seen where the before was MUCH better than the after. Hmmm, wonder where they got this idea.


Hope you too are working really hard this summer!

5 comments:

Des said...

I really like this post. It says "contentment' to me. I love contented people. :) I don't know if contented is a word, but it should be.

Amanda said...

You have the same summer job as me! Love that your flowers are blooming so beautifully! Glad you are enjoying the books, too! I'm starting the next series tomorrow, so I 'll give them to you when I'm done. Too much fun!

emmellee said...

I don't know, Natalie. It kind of gives it that "rough," "rugged" "Don't mess with me" kind of look that all bikers aspire to. :)

Gorgeous flowers!

jen said...

Cute post!! Looks like your having a great summer!

Jen

Trina said...

Oh, I dream of that kind of laid back summer day. With my crazy family, I'm lucky to sit in the bathroom undisturbed...Maybe after retirement.