Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Summer flies by oh too fast...

My darlings, Summer is practically over and I hate to think it. Though I adore Fall (as I do all the seasons) I hate to see this Summer be gone...it's been so perfect! I would say it has been the best Summer yet, but Erika and I agree we always say that to which I reply, "it must mean our lives are just getting better!" 
So much has happened this Summer, though nothing terribly big...just lovely simple things. I've grown so close with many people, Erika and her family included, which may seem shocking to think of us getting any closer, but we did! And, as you know I've found out the magical news of my going to the Harry Potter theme park in October...which will be bliss when I go, I assure you. 
The weather was perfect all this year. I don't even know how to put into words everything that has happened this Summer! But it most definitely has all been brilliant. I've been outside almost all day long reading, painting, taking pictures, which is just what I had planned to do before Summer came along so I feel quite happy. 
Besides simple occasions that were lovely-two excellent films came out this Summer: Toy Story 3 and Inception. Both drastically different but both very brilliant. Toy Story 3 was all that I, and even everyone, had hoped for. I've grown up on all Pixars-but most especially the Toy Stories. I remember watching them at my grandma's wonderfully cosy lake house with Erika and her brother, Ian and my brother and sister Aaron and Hannah. It just always brings back such memories. And all of us going to see it (along with some close friends) at midnight was just so surreal and wonderful. And Inception, oh Inception how I LOVE YOU!!!!! Christopher Nolan is a genius. It is an incredible film. The cinematography, the music (gives me chills), the acting, the costume design, everything is impeccable. 
Summer is truly a magical season and, though it is still not completely over, I look forward to its coming again next year! I hope all of you were just as blessed by God with a wonderful Summer as Erika and I were. Enjoy this gorgeous weather--take a walk, draw, paint, read--whatever tickles your fancy! :)

With lots of love,


  1. aww! :]
    i start next tuesday. i'm excited and sad. mostly sad. ;] haha
    but, there's always next summer, too. :]

  2. Ohhh Its already really cold here...and looking at your photos I miss summer already...Such a sweet post:)
    Kisses and hugs

    Ps: Im hosting a really lovely GIVEAWAY… so please join in !!!!

  3. I can't believe its almost over either...especially since I only had, oh...about two days of summer this year!
    Beautiful pics by the way.

  4. It was a lovely summer indeed!!=)

    I will always remember driving you and Morgan into town and you guys got "lost" in Lance's. Haha!=)

  5. thanks for the comment! :] yes, it has been lovely. too lovely to end! :]

  6. I am so sad to see this summer pass by. I too have been having a simply wonderful time!
    I don't feel like I'm ready yet to get back onto schedule...oh well!
    Blessings to you and Erika!

  7. LOVE all your summer photos...I am so sad to see summer go! Mine has been fantastic though so here's hoping the fall is just as great!

  8. hello girls!! love your photos, very nice indeed :)
    thanks so much for visiting my blog too! you guys
    are sweet. xo.

  9. Have a wonderful week!


  10. I started school 3 weeks ago, you guys get a longer summer!
    My summer was good though, living in CA has its perks. Like the beaches and the shopping, and I had a blast meeting all the new xc girls while training in the morning :)
    Thanks for commenting my blog post by the way, the last picture was my favorite too!

  11. I can't wait for it to be summer here! Yours sounds delightful - I love warm summer nights...

  12. Hope you had a wonderful weekned my the lake:) Kisses,sweetie

  13. i'm so sad summer is ending too! but it looks like you had a summer blast! :)

  14. These pictures are so beautiful, they totally epitomise summer! Also I loved your post on Marion Cotillard, it is my aim in life to become her (an unreasonable aim, some might say...). And yes, Paris was amazing, thanks for asking!
    From Carys of La Ville Inconnue


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