Wednesday, June 30, 2010

{small town in the summer}

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In a small town they sure know how to make good use out of things.

There also seems to be a different kind of mentality in a small town..like when I went to the local beauty supply shop and had my kids waiting while I checked out and the lady just kept on talking on the phone about her Cancun trip..she REALLY wanted to go back just in case you were wondering.

So there is no sense of urgency in a small town....which isn't always a bad thing. I think I may have even caught the "no sense of urgency bug" so for any of my blogging friends I am sorry that I haven't been around much to give you some blog lovin. You see there is the issue of a SLOW dial-up farm computer. I am also thinking it is so nice to slow down every once in a while just like the computer in these parts and enjoy the scenery. Actually I think all people could benefit from slowing down sometimes..except when driving in the fast lane.

I also had a daydream about taking the Airstream featured on the cover of my above Sunset magazine and camping for a month up and down the Pacific coast..sounds wonderful.

Anyway I will be back soon if I don't crash Grandma's scooter like I almost did the other day. Oh and I thank you from the bottom of my heart for all of the nice comments about the girls room..ever heard of Christmas in almost July? Speaking of July, I can't believe tomorrow will be the 1st day of July in the year of 2010.

Does anybody else know what I am talking about when I say that the sound of sprinklers watering the hay fields is therapeutic?

30 comments:

marykaye said...

Is that the Ideal Dairy in Richfield? My parents grew up there- and i spent a tn of my childhood there....love that place...love your blog:)

Helena - A Diary of Lovely said...

I don’t Christina :D
So lucky, I wish i could slow down, but there’s no slow down in the big city, thankfully Im going on a 2 week break in August and cant wait! Love your photos!! xoxo

Amanda said...

Aww...sprinklers in the early morning and the smell of freshly cut hay...so good! I feel relaxed just thinking about it.

this blessed nest said...

girlfriend,
isn't it amazing to be around freshly cut fields of hay? there's so much work involved for the hay cutters & the mamas left behind while the cutting is going on. but to be able to sit back after it's done is priceless.
EXHALE moment. ;)

if you only knew how similar our week is...old trucks, ice cream, hay fields & all....
beautiful pics!

xoxo

Jamie said...

As your post loaded I thought to myself - I recognize those mountains. A few more photos loaded and I realized this small time is right next door to my hometown! I love seeing a glimpse from someone else's eyes.

Lynda @ Happenstance Home said...

Sounds like such a good time and a great change of pace!

Mary @ RoomPolish said...

gorrrgeous pics! I especially love the old car and the butterfly.

Whitney said...

Love your pictures! So you think Waylons parents would mind if we came up? Your pictures are tormenting me with wonderfulness.

angela hardison said...

yes, i know what you mean (i used to live in snowflake near farm/hay/alfalfa fields).

looks beautiful - hope you're having a great time.

Dayka (Life +Style) said...

christina, whoever is taking your photos does a fabulous job, and all the time! is that your hubby?

also, you're right, sometimes it's good to unplug and unwind, so enjoy your time away. :)

Nicole said...

i just discovered your blog and LOVE the photography!!!

kate lines said...

i know what your talking about.

Mande said...

Christina, look at you on the Vespa. One stylish mama!! Love these pictures.

LindsB said...

Enjoy the summer when your kids are off...we'll still be here when you get back :)

Debbie said...

Those pictures are really great. You have such an eye for things!!!

Laura said...

Looks like you're having a GREAT time! LOVE the photos!

PS - ught the same thing when I was looking through that Sunset Mag.

佩春 said...

河水永遠是相同的,可是每一剎那又都是新的。.................................................................

Full House said...

you got it marykaye..we are in good ol Richfield and we indeed went to the Ideal Dairy just today:-)

a pina colada said...

awww. what fun summer pics. glad you are having a nice, relaxing time. Happy 4th!

angela | the painted house said...

Ah, such summery photos. I spy turquoise! :)

政翰政翰 said...

It takes all kinds to make a world.............................................................

wishful nals said...

looks so relaxing!

dulci said...

Great pics! Love the Vespa :))

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Avant-Garde Living said...

you are an amazing photographer and you have beautiful babies! <3

Hazel said...

That looks like and sounds like an absolutely delightful vacation!!! :) Hazel

LouBoo said...

Hi - I popped over from Helena's blog - I just love this post on summer in a small town. So nostalgic. Wonderful images. And on your post about your girls's room - just lovely. Lou x

Melissa said...

We just bought a house/cabin in a small town and I love the slower way of life!

The Farar Family said...

I just found your blog...saw your pics..and knew you were in Richfield! We go there every summer for the 4th of July celebrations! I could recognize the Ideal Dairy sign anywhere! lol! What a small world!

Annie said...

I love all those photos by the way...so fresh, unique perspective and totally calling to me...I want to live in a small town!

Cherish said...

Gorgeous photos!! Christina, you certainly make small town life seem super appealing!!