And then.....

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Happy Halloween!



Today was Halloween at K.E.Camp and, lest there be any doubt of this,  I have a Snickers Mini in my pocket that was given to me by the black cat in the front garden.

Mamas, Aunties, Grandmamas AND THE COUSINS

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Last weekend there was a gathering here of pure female power.  Throw a couple of beguiling four year old boys into the mix and you have a lot of ENERGY.
The cousins, 1 six year old girl, 1 five year old girl, 1 4 year old girl and the 2 boys met for the first time on Friday.  The two ensuing days included lots of camaraderie, a bit of competition and a tad of complaining but mostly the makings of a great memory.  I am hoping this was a tradition in the making as well.

Hanging around the house and moving on to the playground on the commons at the village made up the first day.  On the second day we defied the insistent rain and made our way up to the park for a picnic and chilly dip in the lake.  A stop at the Craig Thomas Visitors Center - a really great, first rate and highly entertaining spot for our kiddies - preceded the outdoors activities.  At one point I noticed the two older girls perched by one of the large windows that open to the massive Teton Range. I overheard M telling younger A " you can make a prayer to the mountains."  And then quietly and reverently that is what they did.  I think many of us who behold the magnificence of these mountains rising as they do above the flat river bottom feel moved to do the same.  The little girls did it for us, sincerely and beautifully.

Saturday, July 20, 2013

COOKIES FOR KIDDIES


Thursday, July 18, 2013

THE STATE OF THE ARTS on the range

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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

MAKING EYES




MAKING HAPPINESS




MAKING S'MORES







MAKING MUSIC








CHOCOLATE COVERED "STRAWBABIES"





A DIP IN ICY WATERS

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Lady Liberty and The Huddled Masses

"Inscription on the Statue of Liberty"

Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses, yearning to breath free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore,
Send these, the homeless, tempest tost to me,
I lift my lamp beside the golden door.
 Author: Emma Lazarus

Saturday, July 13, 2013

A New Shop in Town

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Monday, July 01, 2013

a day in which....

i meet these beloveds at the end of their very long journey and oh how i savored every second with them!
And...

i learned by necessity how to put air in tires.


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