Jo Mayne Casey

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Flea Market Fotos

In week-end wrap-up on October 26, 2014 at 5:43 pm

Autumn was at its best this week-end with beaming sunshine, blue skies, and temperate temperatures.

Saturday morning we picked up Olivia and visited the Antique and Collectibles show at the 4H.

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Not pictured:  I picked up 4 Barbies $1 each, because a girl can’t have too many Barbies.  I let Olivia take one home with her and kept the other 3 for myself…yes, myself…sort of.

Hope you’re enjoying Autumn in your neck of the woods!

Photos from the Daytrip

In week-end wrap-up on October 12, 2014 at 6:20 pm

Saturday, Nashville, IN

Bean Blossom Covered Bridge

While strolling through the shops, we came across Reliable Vintage and a fella named E.R. Spiegel. He is third generation owner of the shop and specializes in photography, fine cameras, and “antique curiosities”. He noticed my camera and launched into a tutorial, ending up selling me a polarizing filter. The purpose of such a lens is to change the way the camera sees light, so that there is more vibrancy in the colors. It’s still a little early for the leaves to have changed colors much, but I got a few experimental shots.

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It’s subtle, but I think it’s going to be fun to work with it, especially as Autumn colors peak here at Sonnystone.

Hope your week-end was fun!

shiftless (week-end wrap-up)

In week-end wrap-up on October 6, 2014 at 8:07 am

My to-do list for the week-end was full…and I did manage to get cross off everything except the outside-of-the-house stuff…meaning that I didn’t get off the property much.  There was a trip to the pumpkin store and I popped into the grocery.  I cleaned like a little scrubby-Dutch woman, sneezing the dust away as I went, and cooked up some soups (tomato/basil and grilled cheese;  hearty vegetable)…also read some Eudora Welty and Flannery O’Connor short stories, wishing I could write like that.

I did take some pictures, lucky you…

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This is a 4-day work-week, giving us a 3-day “Fall Break”—hahaha!   It’s the week that we Celebrate Grease and Embrace Obesity (it’s all about that bass) here in E-‘ville in our never-ending quest to stay on top of the fattest-city competition:  WestSide Nut Club’s Fall Festival!!!  I usually skip that, but you never know.  Casey and I have been planning a get-away to the mountains, but the weather looks shit-esque, and right now that’s on hold; I have seen the Appalachians in fog many, many times already.

I’ll let you know where we end up.  Till then, Happy Monday!

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