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spring + early summer at k's house

home
my brother's pretty house in new jersey shows that the state is more than kooky housewives, gangsters and toxic waste. it's a nice place to live and visit on holiday weekends ;). his lovely wildflower garden is so photogenic.

art
richard avedon at the icp with a husband who doesn't mind looking at fashion photos. hey, they are pretty girls after all. he liked sunny harnett and i liked suzy parker. we both liked anything that was shot outside the studio, preferably between 1947-1957. so glamorous.

movies
we're late to the party on twilight, but were ambivalent expecting teenagers hooking up and lots of vampire blood. wrong! it is a wonderful movie with excellent messages (restraint, loyalty, love) for teens and the rest of us. scott keeps talking about it. the soundtrack seems really good, too. love the song full moon by the black ghosts.

tunes
iron & wine is a new band to us from a new friend. thank you!

pics
two rolls of film from the new york botanical garden edible garden are at the drugstore. oh, the anticipation. hope they come out ok. the first roll i had developed was blank - eek!

hope you had a nice weekend! xo, cindy

15 comments:

erin said...

gorgeous shots! iron & wine is a goody! glad you like.

Megan Coyle said...

these photos are absolutely beautiful! can't wait to see more of your photographs :)

My name is PJ. said...

When it comes to nature shots, I'm a 'macro' girl and you always have at least one! Beautiful! Hey music lover - check out this blog and get familiar with a wide range...
http://ramblingonat.blogspot.com/
It's very cool;he always posts background info and Youtube videos so you can hear their sounds. I think it may be right up your alley!

Joyce said...

Great photos and a beautiful home your brother has. You gave me a chuckle. I'm sure there is a lot of beauty in NJ. I like the last photo with the rock, fern and shadow. Very nice. Enjoy my friend! xoxo

in another lifetime said...

I still haven't seen Twilight! Talk about being late to the party. I will definitely check out the soundtrack. Hope you are well Cindy! Sounds like you are enjoying the summer:)

The Lil Bee said...

This is your best series of photos yet. Seriously. You are really great, lady:) And I love how you stacked them so that the perspectives are constantly changing. Well done.

I am adding the Avedon show to my summer NYC to-do list!

Michelle Brunner said...

Gorgeous pictures as usual! Love the wildflowers! I am also a fan of the Twilight movie and the soundtrack is a guilty pleasure! Full moon is a great song:) Glad you had a lovely time in Jersey!

cindy* said...

i've never been to new jersey, but i am headed there in august to visit a dear friend...with these photos i expect loveliness...and maybe a real housewives spotting ;)

i love those fern shadows! lovely pictures...

i'm so happy that you two are loving iron & wine. yay! i just swoon with about every song.

Lizzy said...

Ah Jersey, obviously the garden state in your lovely photos!

kat said...

I love Iron&Wine!

Just want to share that I'm doing a quirky giveaway - pop over and check it out :)

L'Atelier said...

lovely photos cindy!
they made feel like the hot summer sun is shining down on me and made me forget that its nearly winter here :)

Elizabeth said...

i"m excited, Richard Avadon show is coming to SFMOMA this weekend I believe!
Lovely shots as usual Cindy :)

naphtali said...

So lovely!! ...definitely happiness.

julie king said...

such crisp photos these are! great shadows and color as well. my son introduced me to iron and wine a while back and i enjoy listening to them in the art room.

wild child said...

Hi Cindy! Here I am, catching up again! Loved this post and your wonderful pics, as usual! I always look forward to seeing things through your eyes :)

Funny what you said about New Jersey - being a Californian, I've always gone w/ the stereotypical version of NJ! So it's nice to know there is a plethora of normalcy there as well - LOL!

Looks like I have some new music to check out too!

Meg :)