i love shooting random shots while i drive. i just lay the camera on the dash and click, or see something out the corner of my eye grab it and shoot, no looking just clicking. then you get home and see what the road had to offer. some just a blurry mess, but every once in awhile some road magic. just got back from a week long visit to the snowless "south". lol, ok pennsylvania, but that is south from here. first few days were very springlike, even saw some crocuses and daffodils emerging from the ground. birds, ahhh the sound of happy birds tweeting away all over the place. saw best friends and family.
some highlights of the trip:
DINOS! yes big huge dino bones at The Academy of Natural Sciences
and live butterflies in their butterfly gardenmaking pizzas with dewey and jen
riding a Septa bus, train, and a taxi in philly. transportation ROCKS in my toddlers' eyes.
shopping at IKEA! (yes how i miss thee IKEA)
playground time! no snow, blue skies, AND the playground! hello is this heaven? this made for very happy kids and a momma. seeing them run free and really play was exciting.
fun with mom-mom and pop-pop. watching WALL-E at least 6 times together. usually i am not a huge fan of disney or pixar, always the violence people! but this movie is the sweetest thing. robot love. and who knew a robot could be so dang expressive and melt your heart? i did not, but now i do! i heart WALL-E.
playing uncle ryan's electric guitar
playing piano with "old friends"
mussels at monks with jen and yes the BEST damn fries and bourbon mayo dip!
a cake with a few candles.
all good stuff.
we snuck in 2 colds as well, not so fun. but we are now home safe. kids tucked into their own beds. we did come back to snow. more fell while we were away. i am not lying when i say i DID NOT MISS IT. we came home a day early since weather forecast says more snow on its way tomorrow. sigh february in maine. oh well, now i have my pictures and memories to warm me up til we melt. we WILL melt. and maybe even grow some daffodils too... here's hoping. now the task of catching up.
look at the difference 1 day and 500 miles in a car will make!