We are home after a long weekend at the farm. Two dear friends were married and there was quite a celebration. I am stll basking in the glow of the beautiful time we had enjoying the company of wonderful friends in one of the most magical places I know. I took over 500 photos so have a lot to look through before I can even think about sharing some of them here.
Found while running today...
...a true sign that summer is beginning to fade and that autumn is on the horizon. This brings feelings of melancholy as we look to the start of a new school year, and a transition into a new rhythm. Sadly, this also means I won't be spending endless beautiful days with my two boys constantly by my side.
Saturday, the boys' grandmother will be returning home. She has been visiting us since mid-May and her sudden absence will be another adjustment for us all to make. I am so grateful for this time we've shared over the summer and that she was able to get to know her grandsons so well. And since she does not speak English, Julen's Spanish has improved tremendously!
Here she is teaching my boy how to tie his cleats. (Did anyone else forget to teach their eight-year-old how to tie shoes??...Seems crazy, I know, but in this velcro and slip-on world, seems I let that one slide through the cracks!)
For all my local friends-anyone planning on attending