For a wet day: gloves + waterproof + shorts + England socks and trainers.
This one has a story behind it too.
Printed via Cafe press on Anvilorganic 100% organic cotton; made in Nicaragua.
F had a 100 things for counting at school.
100 stick on eye’s. Perfect.
February, in the Pacific North West, and another day starts like this.
February, in the Pacific North West, and the day starts like this.
Foreground: H with a smile and a hood.
Background: second growth forest and sunlight.
Observe one normal Ewok, at rest amongst the ferns.
Contrast with one crazy Ewok as he leaps through the undergrowth.
Running in the woods today
and hiding too
(can you guess who was best?).
Obstacles to train with – I’m told agility is important for dogs and soccer players.
Plus hands to get dirty.
Riding in the garden. F’s riding solo (with a small hand to get going) and was coping great with the grass.
Is it just me, or is he looking a bit big for that bike?
Meanwhile H practiced some off-road skills.
I fear he might soon be pushing for some of the jumps and balancing logs over at Paradise.
(Although only because if that’s the case he’ll be expecting Dad to go first!)
Ewok on the deck enjoying a warm sunny February afternoon.
Old tree roots at Rattlesnake Lake
Family walk in the (February!) sunshine to Rattlesnake Ledge/Edge
(although it appears to have been upgraded to a mountain!)
Great views: Mount Si, the Snoqualmie Valley and the Cedar River Watershed which supplies much of Seattles drinking water.
Finn was in charge of navigation, and kept up a commentary on exactly where we were for most of the 90 minute hike up.
Rattlesnake lake + Ewok + Stick = wet dog for the drive home.
No school today. Yippee. This afternoon we swung by the Seattle Museum of Flight.
We even got to crawl through a Concorde although the boys voted it inferior to Air Force One (although it wasn’t the Air Force One because I don’t think Barak was hiding in the back at the time).
Riding in the woods with H…
…the champion Oreo eater.
Hard work: wet and muddy and H doesn’t have a lot of weight to hang over the back wheel!
Rode home avoiding the rain to find that the skid lid had left a bit of an impression.
Today is Presidents’ Day in the USA, the place where we live, and that’s a St. George’s Cross, the flag of England, the place where we were born.
In hono(u)r of both: a cuppa and cup cakes before bed time.
Whoever and wherever your loved ones are today, a happy valentines to you all.
A wide me in the morning, for today’s daily shoot.
It wasn’t like this when I used to catch the 86 or 159 bus home from school.
"What do you mean? Do you wish me a good morning, or mean that it is a good morning whether I want it or not; or that you feel good on
this morning; or that it is a morning to be good on?"
Today’s Daily Shoot: Pet photos are such a cliche, but they’re also cute. Make an interesting photo of a pet today. (via @rmanalan)
Chef Finn made the cheese sauce for Martin’s visit.
We were lucky there was any left to go with the cauliflower.
Walking the Ewok with coffee in-hand.
You can’t judge mistakes from a historical perspective.
Another bath? Another bohemian, but clean, Ewok