Friday, May 20, 2011

trouvée: the back yard

Inscribed: "Kincaid's back yard. / Bethlehem, Pa." Date stamped: July 1954. This one pretty much sums up my personal feelings about the advent of bathing-suit season. {click image to view larger}

Better pull out my straw hat and get my summer reading in order:

* Caleb's Crossing, by Geraldine Brooks
* The Violets of March, by Sarah Jio
* and some Great Food. . . where to start? (I am leaning towards The Joys of Excess)

Warmth is in our forecast.

Have a great weekend.


Barbara said...

Please send along those dates and please stay safe.

smilla4blogs said...

It would be oh so nice to find a bathing suit with that kind of coverage :-( I wonder if there is a reason my word verification is "legro?"

Ms. Wis./Each Little World said...

Thanks for a week of lovely posts. What I love about this photo is that it is the moms and not the kids in the pool!

Shelley said...

Oh, I do love Geraldine Brooks' writing. Didn't know she had another book out - thanks for the tip!

home before dark said...

I fear the "Joys of Excess" combined with time and gravity would make me reach for the marker as well.

Janet said...

Barbara ~ see you soon!

Mom ~ that is why they invented photoshop.

Ms. Wis ~ thank you! Don't you just know that they were having a blast.

Shelley ~ I enjoyed every one of Brooks' novels. Each so clever and unexpected. I love how varied her topics are.

hbd ~ restraint is just not a word in my vocabulary.