May 26, 2008 | Filed Under musings, Uncategorized | by Sarah Blank | 14 Comments

summertime is upon us!
had a fun time in my parents giant backyard around the fire. This is my favorite place.

toasting yummy marshmallows

there are bears in this backyard! and dandelions!

empty wheel barrell hauling wood for the fire. 1850′s house in the background. I loved living here.

porch and mom’s pretty garden and kitty

putting it on the map…a beautiful part of the northeast

new treasures

and this, another layer

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Comment by tiffaney
2008-05-26 21:15:20

Lovely pictures, as usual. Isnt living in an antique wonderful? Our house was built in 1886, and in true Victorian style, its big and beautiful and serves as a giant time machine. I do wish we had property like your parents do, but alas, beach town!

Comment by Sarah Blank
2008-06-07 14:04:31

oh yes, old houses are the best! Beaches are too! Happy ealy summer to you!

Comment by Theresa
2008-05-27 03:33:11

What a lovely home! I too would have savored many a fun time in that lovely house. Seems like you had a great time. :)
Love your new little treasures…and that painting looks BEAUTIFUL!!! Shall that be available in your shoppe soon?

Comment by Sarah Blank
2008-06-07 14:06:22

thanks Theresa! I have a new print of a painting I am putting up for sale this weekend. But this one, well, it needs more layers of paint and can not have my attention right now:(
Have a great weekend!

Comment by Christine
2008-05-28 03:23:49

What a beautiful place to be able to come back to!! And nice new painting of that lady:)

Comment by Sarah Blank
2008-06-07 14:13:51

thanks Christine!

Comment by kim
2008-05-28 15:02:41

Wow! makes me wish I lived there.

Comment by Sarah Blank
2008-06-07 16:29:34

’twas nice!
Thank you!

Comment by Amy
2008-05-28 15:29:06

What an incredible home and garden! Thanks so much for sharing the photos.
Your new painting is lovely!

Comment by Eileen
2008-05-29 13:05:32

I love a fire and the mountains!!! Looks like a fabulous trip!

Comment by Casey
2008-05-31 14:32:25

what an enchanting spot–perfect for kicking off the summertime! :) and your new painting looks oh so lovely…

Comment by Sarah Blank
2008-06-07 16:30:22

thanks Casey
hooray for summertime, just around the bend!

Comment by ~Heather~
2008-06-01 13:13:40

What a beautiful home! You truly grew up in a magical place!~

Comment by smicksy
2008-06-14 10:05:45

the new painting looks intruiging…i want to see more!

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