Monday, July 25, 2011


This weekend I have been :-
  •  Experimenting with my new camera. DSLR's are completely new to me and I am a little out of my depth. That one term of photography in high school just isn't coming back to me. But bear with me. That is one thick instruction manual.
  • Staying inside with the rain.
  • Hoping very much that Violet's cough improves soon. There has been a lot of clinginess, much  nursing and two slightly worn parents. Not that that matters at the end of the day.
  • A Sunday drive into the forest and packed picnic lunch upon which I forgot to pop my memory card in the camera. Oh well. You will just have to take my word for it that it was a nice picnic, if just a little freezing.
  • Knitting on the way to the picnic and learning that four wheel driving and knitting do not mix. Who knew?
  • Giving myself permission to not make the beds.
  • Reading and thoroughly enjoying Spaces.


  1. Oh poor little tacka, hopefully she is better today! I've had my dslr for over a year and I'm still learning how to use it!

  2. Aww your kiddos are so sweet and YEAY for your new camera! So exciting!

  3. I've tried crafting in the car but it just makes me carsick!
    Hope Miss Violet is feeling better today.


  4. your pics look p-r-e-t-t-y damn good to me Tania!

  5. I hope little Violet gets better soon, it's hard when little ones gets sick. Gorgeous photos Tania and your crochet bookmark is very pretty. Have a great day. x

  6. Well, it all looks lovely, despite the poor sick bubba & worn out parents!

  7. love the shelves in the background!

    How cute are these guys - (i have my first son - 5weeks old! finally getting to know how other ums feel!)

    So jealous of your DSLR... my only one is film!


    From a blog you may enjoy!

  8. I only knit in the car when we are on the highway. Knitting and four wheel driving presents a funny mental picture.

    Have fun with your camera. Lucky you!

  9. Forget the instruction manual, if you bought it from somewhere that offered a 3 hour class then do it asap. They just give good pointers on using it semi manually, well worth it.

  10. Looks like you have a handle on that camera already. Those shots are lovely, as usual. You have a nice way of looking at things.

  11. speaking of SPACES, how divine is your place. i think i say that nearly every time i comment here! the more i see, the more i love. xo


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