Saturday, September 15, 2012

Life on the Island

Even though it's still warm, we're getting ready for the winter here on our little island.
First order of business:  stacking the firewood.
The late afternoons are cooler these days.  A nice respite from summer's intense heat and humidity.
The local wild turkeys have grown quite big and are a little less bold since Thanksgiving will be here before you know it.
Oh, and it's back to school shopping...even for grad school girls!  My daughter and I met up in New Haven to go shopping.  She's in grad school for graphic arts in Baltimore.  We tried on funny hats together.
I love my daughter!!!!
Now, I'm back home with my husband and enjoying the evenings by the bay.
It's important to keep one eye on the bay, because you never know what you might see.  Yes, this lady came by in her paddle boat with her two cute little pugs onboard.  Tres adorable!!!!
Here's wishing you a beautiful reentree (the French expression for the re-entry or the back to school spirit).  Enjoy the new season!!!!  And Happy New Year too!


  1. Jamie, this is beautiful !!!
    Happiness X10.

  2. Your daughter is adorable. Beautiful sunsets, preparing for cozy fires. What could be better? So lovely.

  3. It's New Year for me today (and I shouldn't be blogging !), so Shana Tova to you too !

  4. Bonjour Chere Jamie!
    How are the winter preparations going? Are the Autumn colors showing off their glory yet?
    I hope all is well with you...
    How wonderful that you and your sweet daughter have such fun together!
    A beautiful view too...
    Wishing you a splendid new week!
    - Irina

    1. Bonjour, Irina--Merci beaucoup for your sweet comments. The trees aren't turning colors quite yet, but I'm looking forward to it. I love the changing seasons! Hope you're well and enjoying life. Here's wishing you lots of joie de vivre! xo Jamie

  5. Fabulous photo of the woman silhouette with her pups!


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