Fall Begins 2018

Azaleas having a mini second bloom

By all these lovely tokens, September days are here, with summer’s best of weather and autumn’s best of cheer. H.H. Jackson

7th grade!

7 months, 7th grade

1st grade!

Wild cucumbers


First game was a win!

Baby with a haircut

Walking to dinner

Getting boogie board tips from his friend

Beach girls #locals Labor Day

I found some drawings that I enhanced with Adobe Photoshop years ago (I think 10 years ago!) And they are very apropos…



The mermaid is actually a photo of a (still unfinished) painting that I “finished” in Photoshop. Maybe this year I will finish the actual painting; definitely feeling inspired by the ocean! Two other variations of the mermaid:


5 thoughts on “Fall Begins 2018

  1. Eliza Waters

    With the warm weather continuing, looks like you’ll be going to the beach for a couple more weeks. Surfing the waves looks like so much fun.
    How did the older two like their school/teachers/new friends? 1st and 7th are good starting years.

    1. Spy Garden Post author

      Yes we are hoping to enjoy the beach well into fall! Kids like their new schools and were able to meet friends over the summer (day camps and football) so it has been a smooth transition.


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