02 November 2012

the summer of




















it was the summer ezra learned to ride his bike. the summer of the daisy, the strawberry, the raspberry. the popsicle, the sno-cone, the cherry-dipped ice cream cone. the summer of epic train trips and legendary downtown fountains. of heated games of croquet and kickball, of leaps over lawn sprinklers and lightning bugs in glass jars. it was the summer of the broken hammock, the broken hearted, the almost yard sale. of day camp and sleep away camp, of endless sleepovers and BFFs. the summer of turquoise nail polish, neon anything and mustaches on everything. the summer ava and I took our first big trip together, the summer we walked across the golden gate bridge. the summer of eight, the summer of twelve. the last summer I spent with my mom, the summer of goodbye. 

it was the summer of love.

26 comments:

  1. You summer sounds like a roller coaster ride! Sounds good! :)

    P.S. your photos are so pretty. I love each of them.

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  2. Such great pictures of a wonderful looking summer!

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  3. i agree, these photos are really amazing. thanks so much for posting.

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  4. I think this may be your greatest montage yet, and that's sayin' somethin'. It stirs many, many emotions. Just gorgeous. Thank you.

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  5. Lovely reflections. Lovely you. Big love to you. xoxo

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  6. I love that photo of (who I assume is) your mom. Her smile looks beautiful. Praying for you, friend.

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  7. The beauty of your images and your words brought tears. Looking back is bittersweet, looking forward should always be breathtaking. Wishing you peace :)

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  8. nice pictures and color anyway :)
    have a great summer hols!

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  9. oh. oh. I love this. It is beautiful and fills me with joy and breaks my heart. love you, friend.

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  10. I am sorry, so sorry about your Mom. We are never, ever, NEVER old enough to loose our Moms, are we? I am sorry. Sending you and your family prayers for comfort and peace.

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  11. Such beautiful photos. I'm so sorry about your mum, it must be impossibly hard. Wonderful post.

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  12. beautiful post Andrea and photos to go with it. thank you for the polaroid workshop at Oasis. one of the highlights for me for sure. x

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  13. sweet girl, this is so very beautiful. how i wish i could be there to hear more about all these stories, to take you out for something fun, to paint fingernails and find treasures and hop in photo booths and eat cones from krekles. (krekles? might be the best name ever, really)

    most of all, i wish i could give you a hugeHUGE, giantGIANT superDUPER love filled hug.
    xo

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  14. Beautiful photos, beautiful summer!

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  15. always blown away by the way in which you live and capture summer. it is all here. all of it.

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  16. you're photographs are beautiful. i love these so much.
    -Tina

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  17. i love the way you live your life. i love YOU.

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  18. This is so beautiful Andrea - the photos and the list. xoxo

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  19. you made me cry sweet lady. xx

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  20. your use of color is intoxicating A. Thinking of you and sending a hug.

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  21. Love those fountain pictures, too beautiful x

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