Friday, May 6, 2011

a walk in the woods

We celebrate Lucy's birthday on Cinco de Mayo every year, not for any particular reason--it's just the date we picked. So we decided to treat her to her two favorite things: a nice long walk in the woods, and a trip to Chow Hound to buy treats and sniff the captive bunnies. (By the way, the title of this post is also the title of a wonderful book by Bill Bryson, which you should read if you haven't already.)


The woods were blooming with beautiful trillium.





Another good reason for a walk in the woods? Ramps! These will be made into something delicious.



A young deer watched our progress along the trail from a ridge. The zoom on my digital camera is useless, so this is the best photo I could get. Can you spot him?



Here he is.



This is what I wore--unintentionally, the colors of the Mexican flag. Well, the skirt is more coral pink than red, but still. You can't really see it, but my blouse is a vintage middy-style, with little blue raindrops on it.




xo
K

5 comments:

  1. Loving the pictures. Happy Birthday, Lucy!

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  2. I enjoyed every bit of this post. Thank you for photos of the woods! I'm glad the three of you had a nice day together!

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  3. I see the dear ! oh, the deer...
    ;-)

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  4. Bill Bryson is fantastic! i couldn't stop talking to anyone around me when i read "A Short History of Nearly Everything" and couldn't stop laughing during "Notes From a Small Island" - thanks for reminding me of him. think i'll take him along on my next flight!

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  5. Lucy is lucky to have you two! Looks like the perfect way to celebrate her birthday. Love the pics of the forest too!

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