Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.– Henry James
Four young women elevate their game of volleyball by playing it on stilts.
Venice, California June, 1934
Cover Illustration for May Issue of Fabric Magazine
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Morning peeps :)
Having the most wonderful break in sunny England. Weather is absolutely glorious. Don’t ever want to leave!
I wonder what it would be like to live in a world where it was always June.– L.M. Montgomery
It was June, and the world smelled of roses. The sunshine was like powdered gold over the grassy hillside.– Maud Hart Lovelace, Betsy-Tacy and Tib
Come with me,’ Mom says.– Lisa Schroeder, I Heart You, You Haunt Me
To the library.
Books and summertime
'Summer' The Seasons Series
All in all, it was a never-to-be-forgotten summer — one of those summers which come seldom into any life, but leave a rich heritage of beautiful memories in their going — one of those summers which, in a fortunate combination of delightful weather, delightful friends and delightful doing, come as near to perfection as anything can come in this world.– L.M. Montgomery, Anne’s House of Dreams
Bees do have a smell, you know, and if they don’t they should, for their feet are dusted with spices from a million flowers.– Ray Bradbury, Dandelion Wine
Margaret MacDonald Mackintosh
Preliminary drawing for ‘Summer’
I almost wish we were butterflies and liv’d but three summer days - three such days with you I could fill with more delight than fifty common years could ever contain.– John Keats, Bright Star: Love Letters and Poems of John Keats to Fanny Brawne