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Monday, September 6, 2010

O'Keefe Ranch and All that Jazz



Labor Day at O' Keefe Ranch this afternoon. Attempted to attend the Armstrong Fair only to arrive as everyone was departing. Yesterday was the last day.
O'Keefe Ranch was fun despite the rain. We loved dressing up. These pics were taken with Tabs' camera and unfortunately it was set wrong so all the pics are super overexposed.
Our last day of summer vacation--weep....weep... I'm not big on the back to school routine; so many activities, so much driving, early to bed, so early to rise....I want my babies with their mama. But alas, I am not into home schooling, so to school they must go.
Biked down Knox mountain and up to the top this morning. I had no time to try out my new gym, Zen Studio. Now, my upper back is out--I popped a rib out and it is pressing on a nerve--moving heavy furniture this weekend.
The change of seasons is always so stressful and bitter sweet. I think I would rather live near the equator and not have to endure al the change each year--each season would blissfully blend into the next without me batting an eyelash.
However, I know how blessed I am that my ancestors had the guts to immigrate to North America. I live like a queen compared to the rest of the world: health care, education, clean environment, wild spaces, political and religious freedom, material comforts, healthy and abundant food, clean water.
Yes, my turn to cook: vegetarian Thai peanut and noodle dish. Better get at it.

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2 Comments:

Blogger theresa_hart said...

Love the photos. Tabs looks as duressed as she did 6 years ago for photos at Fort Steele.

September 7, 2010 at 7:27 PM  
Blogger Melissa Mix Hart said...

Thanks. Tabs has perfected the serious portrait

September 8, 2010 at 1:29 PM  

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