Saturday, September 20, 2014

Long Island

I have been coming here for more than thirty years.

Built high up, like a tree house, overlooking the water, with wooden steps leading down to the beach, it's the house of my dreams. My children remember it well.

There are bird feeders galore and sculptures

and patches of dappled shade.

The wheel - lower right  - spins merrily. The wind chimes chime and a squirrel gives a theatrical performance in the little bird house.

I wanted to take a picture of her/him in it - but she/he wouldn't oblige.... just looked at me beadily. Hmm...

Inside the house there are orchids and fruit and paintings and photos and dogs -  evidence of lives very well lived. What fun to go there again.


  1. Such a beautiful place, thank you for sharing.

  2. Your blog has really made me want to go to that house Elizabeth.

  3. Elizabeth, the views you show us here are lovely. I can completely understand why your enjoy visiting again and again.

    Aren't we lucky just now with our September weather?

    Talk with you soon. xo

  4. Oh what beauty.
    I can see why it is your house of dreams.
    I can feel the cool air.
    Beautiful !

    cheers, parsnip

  5. It looks like a great place. What's the house like?
    I love the apple photo. I've been wanting to paint one of your photos.
    I started one but haven't finished it. I hope I don't get in trouble!!
    I'm still working on more L.A. memories.

  6. What nostalgia - it was 1961 when we were on Long Island.


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