Posts Tagged ‘goats’

18.  Beach stones.

They line shelves in my home.  They are book ends and paper weights.  They creep around the base of plants and find their way into my garden.  A  small, smooth one might live in my pocket for a time.  Beach stones are my cherished symbol of the sea.  I love summertime for long hours on beaches searching for that next perfect stone.

19.  Tide pools.

It wouldn’t be summer if we didn’t devote some long, lazy days to exploring rocky shorelines and being continually fascinated by the miniature worlds of the the sea that tide pools provide.  It’s always nice to meet a periwinkle face to face…

20.  Lupines.

If we are lucky enough to make an early summer trip to Maine, we are blessed with an abundance of indigo and violet scattered through nearly every grassy meadow.  My parents’ yard is generously edged with a whole lot of these lovely wild ladies.  I stick some seed pods in my pocket in hopes of bringing some coastal Maine into my own little Massachusetts garden.

21.  Seal Cove Goat Farm

The friendliest goats we know live in Lamoine, Maine at Seal Cove Goat Farm.  We need to visit regularly to pet the goats and stock up on the loveliest, freshest goat cheese.  I came home this time with a peppercorn & garlic blend and feta.  Both were subsequently devoured on crackers and salads.  I can’t wait to go back for more.

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{this moment}

…taking inspiration from SouleMama in celebrating {this moment}.    There are no words to this Friday ritual.  Just a sweet and simple moment from the week to remember, cherish and absorb just a little bit longer.

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