call off your puppy, said the boxer

Oliver finally (Vet’s office forgot to give me his rabies tag) visited his first dog park. He was annoying as usual, no…more so. He attacked & bit all of the big dogs. The dogs let him! And i kept thinking i wish some dog would bit him back, as his own mother would have. Didn’t…

the pink house…

is such a happy place to see. Photographed in California by R. Labbe

Vermont hike

This was taken by Kip during one of his many hikes through Vermont. He can go where i cannot, so as a gift to me, at least i consider it one, he sends me my favorite images so that i may post them here. ~amy

the Vermont snowflakes

These images were taken with a Nikon D80 w/ a 40mm micro lens.  Some images were taken with a 10x magnifying Vivitar filter.  All images were photographed without a tripod–hand held @ about a 30th (or less) of a second.  Kip used a scarf, removed from his freezer, as a soft place for the flakes…

a little frayed around the edges

I guess this is what happens to us after the first bloom of youth has passed. If it is our appearance that we are most concerned with-it is because society wants us to believe it is important to continue to look young. Corporations sell ‘snake-oil’ formulas & injections to keep us blooming, the more expensive,…