Summer is moving along,
like riding a bike;
I keep pedaling and enjoying all that it has to offer.
We are making lots of memories.
Soon we will head North,
and gather as one big family.
The Walsh clan continues to grow with new babies
and one the way..
well, one for now.
It is fun to watch as we celebrate the first year of some
and the welcoming of new wee ones.
My girls are busy with some of the changes ahead
and although we can't always gather as often as we would like,
we take advantage of opportunity.
The garden is coming along nicely
and I enjoy getting out to harvest.
There is nothing like hands in the soil and hands to pick Mother Earth's bounty.
Enjoying a walk among all of the gardens~
flowers or food makes no difference,
it is the walk that brings me to the magic.
Above is last Summer's try with new pumpkin and snowfolk.
(and how I set the eyes in place)
It got a bit busy, but not forgotten.
We all have a basket or box with
As you can tell,
I have had fun playing around with the basic pattern.
I LOVE that they each carry their own spirit.
the two orange ones are the same pattern.
they are my
One of my favorite things about Summer,
is the opportunity to give back.
To use my gift to raise money for the Komen Foundation.
I can honor my Vermont roots and family...
and to encourage others.
One may not be able to run the race...
but volunteering time or pieces such as Pip
are always so important.
what ever is special to you and your heart...give of yourself,
every little bit helps.