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got a rope and summit*

November 9, 2010

I have a massive mountain of things to do before I leave for London next week and I know that I will eventually make it to the summit and the view will be fabulous, but sometimes don’t you just wish you could be on top of things already? (the gods are having a good laugh at my expense right now because anyone who is anyone knows that nobody ever gets on top of things because as soon as you do, more things come along).

So today, I give you photos from my most recent roll of film. It’s random. It’s colorful. It’s oh-so-autumnal. And it’s a reminder that even when it feels like I am twirling in hurricane force winds, it’s important to slow down every now and then, because the views are pretty effin’ awesome at sea level too.

Slow down and enjoy life. It’s not only the scenery you miss by going too fast – you also miss the sense of where you are going and why.” – Eddie Cantor

* title inspired by this song

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12 Comments leave one →
  1. Ashley Erin permalink
    November 9, 2010 3:44 pm

    Very very autumnal! I love it! The baskets of apples, the colourful stools and that adorable blue-eyed puppy! Fantastic photos, all of them. I hope that your preparation for the trip doesn’t wear you out too much! And I hope your trip is going to be great!

  2. Xanthe permalink
    November 9, 2010 4:45 pm

    Loving your colours! I wish you all the best packing up. Can’t wait to meet you x.

  3. November 9, 2010 6:50 pm

    Wow, these are gorgeous! Thanks for sharing!

  4. Alison permalink
    November 9, 2010 7:58 pm

    Love all of them but my favorite is the second one. And yea, the gods are most definitely laughing so jsut give it up and go with the flow. 🙂

  5. November 9, 2010 10:21 pm

    those eyes will haunt me. gorgeous shots and even more exciting….LONDON!

  6. November 10, 2010 12:00 pm

    oh man, major stool love! (or…um…you know what i mean)

    have a safe and comfy flight…and enJOY your time in london. just breathe in every single bit and hold on tight.

    🙂

  7. November 10, 2010 5:46 pm

    Wonderful photos. Just discovered your blog and am a new follower!

    xo, Anna of Green Gable
    http://annaofgreengables.blogspot.com/

  8. November 11, 2010 4:48 pm

    I love that quote! And I also love that London is so close. Have a fabulous time! Can’t wait to hear all about it!

  9. leonie permalink
    November 12, 2010 10:23 am

    i am eleventy kinds of excited and can’t wait to greet you at the airport next friday.
    and your photos, as always, stunning… stunning… stunning

  10. kmthouston permalink
    November 12, 2010 2:30 pm

    Gorgeous pics…and that sweet pup, precious!

    Were these with your Pentax?

    Enjoy ol’ Blithy again…and the boy who lives there.

  11. November 12, 2010 5:27 pm

    i’m in love with that 2nd to last photograph. the blues are beautiful.

    xo Alison

  12. November 17, 2010 1:39 am

    As I was scrolling through your pics, I was trying to find a theme, and I thought — maybe the theme is colorful miscellany. Lo and behold, I got it! 🙂 Lovely shots.

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