Thank goodness for Project 365 and Picture Summer. They’re forcing me to get out of the house, do a little something interesting, and take a picture or two. It’s been a challenging few weeks for me, in several ways, many of which I can’t really talk about here just yet, and the temptation to become a hermit and avoid people and responsibilities has plagued me often. It’s been a mood-swingy kind of July.
I’m resisting that “pull the covers over my head and hide” thing right now, in fact, and forcing myself to say hello. I’ve been so absent here, and it’s a shame, because here is probably just what I need to add some balance to the chaos and bring me out of my thoughts.
So today I think I’ll catch you up on my latest Picture Summer shots, and tomorrow I will be back to show you the finished baby sweater I knitted for my nephew-to-be. I finished it last night, and it’s pretty nifty, if I do say so myself.
day 14 (we didn’t have a breeze that rainy day, so we made our own)
day 15 (making this postcard from a photo taken during our Ocean City trip really makes me long for the beach)
day 16 (morning light on the grasses)
day 17 (a tiki torch at my parents’ house lended a little visual interest – and then I put down the camera and went swimming <grin>)
day 18 (the only kind of play I had energy for that day was the solitaire kind)
day 19 (my willing assistant in mid-air)
day 20 (order and method)
day 21 (the spaciness of grass)
I haven’t taken today’s shot yet. The prompt requires me to get in the mindset of some of my favorite summer songs, and I’m having trouble getting that carefree feeling. Ugh. Is July almost over?