Sunday, August 31, 2014

sleeping beauties

Megan, asleep at Dave's

Dave, asleep at IKEA

Saturday, August 30, 2014


Look closely.  Cabbages.  Weeds.  And two rabbits.

I have a huge fence around my vegetable garden AND chicken wire around the bottom two feet, just to keep my beloved bunnies OUT of the vegetables.  But somehow, they find their way in.  Here are Pinky and Licky lounging amongst their snacks.  How do they do it?

Friday, August 29, 2014

harvest basket

Garden haul from yesterday:  ginormous purple cauliflower, cherry tomatoes. broccoli, jalapeno peppers, string beans

as seen at IKEA

These were these stupid woven BOWLS, or hats, as Dave models here

Thursday, August 28, 2014

sky study #114

Sunset Sunday, August 24, 2014

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

found art

From a gas station in Clare, Michigan - silk screened poster for a dirt track stock car derby - look at the crash graphic!

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

pani puri

What is a visit to Detroit without a visit to the Indian grocery store with Megan and Dave?

Pani puri for the people


I liked the Sweet Lady brand frozen tamarind pods

The stock boy couldn't speak English, so it was doubtful he realized how funny his t-shirt was

Monday, August 25, 2014

Rock n' Roll All Night

I photographed as many audience members as I could at the Def Leppard/KISS show August 23rd at DTE Music Theater in Detroit.

Male of female, most fans donned Gene Simmons make-up.

This guy had the platform boots on and was like 8 feet tall

KISS played Cadillac, MI High School in 1975 - right down the road from my farm - and this man, obviously, was there - here's info about that event - I understand they are going to make a full length documentary about it

This guy was tailgating in the parking lot - note potato salad

My own dates for the show - I love these people SO much!

Unbeknownst to us, Dave brought a fake blood packet to the show, and during 'God of Thunder', broke it out and spit blood along with Gene Simmons, who was doing it on stage.  I was laughing so hard I could barely look up for this picture - he spent the rest of the evening with dried fake blood on his face, neck and clothes.  I love you Dave!

boss ice cream

Been making a bunch of home made ice cream lately - clockwise from left: maple syrup, chocolate turtle brownie, and raspberry swirl

Sunday, August 24, 2014

my favorite light

Bright in the fore, dark in the back - the Norway maple at my farm

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Holman fish taco kit

Laurie brought me an insanely complete home made fish taco kit on Tuesday containing lake trout (caught in Lake Michigan by Tim on Monday), tortillas, cheese, avocado, jalapenos, cole slaw (home grown cabbage and carrots) cilantro and sour cream.  Are you kidding me?

Supremely delicious!  Best meal of my week xoxox

Friday, August 22, 2014

car boat

This went down Bowerman Road last week.  
Where am I?

Thursday, August 21, 2014

stick: toy

Cozy loved playing with this stick

and also loved chewing it up on the living room rug

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

harvest is starting

Garden haul Sunday: napa cabbage, small head of broccoli, purple cauliflower, string beans and a couple of orange cherry tomatoes

Monday, August 18, 2014

the biggest ears

Close-up of sweet Timothy and his enormous, pink ears

Good morning, Licky!

Sunday, August 17, 2014

a letter

Dear barn cats,

Listen up, I'm talking to you.  I want to remind you that I, and I alone, am the cat of this farm.  And Sue's favorite.  See, look at me, I'm sitting on TOP of your HOUSE!  I also ate your food, pooped in your cat box, and will be here every night looking for a fight.  You have been warned.  

Don't tread on me!

The Kingsley Death Panther
aka Rudy

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Goodwill raid

Perfect little floral hide-a-bed!  $30, and not musty at all

Sweet vintage nylon windbreaker with cool zipper-pull

Rolling Stones tote bag, cute old bandana, stacked heel strappy sandals

Two skirts

Old calico farm dress (hand made) and navy 70s polyester secretary dress

Friday, August 15, 2014

I love making pie

Raspberry pie, from my own raspberries xoxoxoxo

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Summer music download

A recap of my latest iTunes download - GIRLPOWER!  With my reviews:

Melancholy and beautiful, like Lana

St. Vincent - so talented, unique and cool

Girl hip-hop with a woman's perspective and classy, sexy grooves

As good as the other Coppola soundtracks

This collection is the only Nina you ever need - everyone should own this