Saturday, August 30, 2008

Labor Day Weekend, Saturday

Off to a slow start, but nice weather this afternoon. Went to West Stow park and found this carving in an overgrown field. Is this the secret link to Easter Island?

Mom giving Millie's toy horse a tuneup.

Monday, August 25, 2008

London Trip

Off to Portobello Market, self proclaimed biggest antique market in the world? Millie got to ride the subway "the tube" there.

A short walk from Notting Hill station to the market, admiring the mansions on the way.

We've arrived.

The search for trinkets begins...

Papa and Millie in a rare gap in the sea of humanity.

Thursday, August 21, 2008

The little things in life!

Some things can't be found in England, here's our new lazy susan to organize the kitchen spices, straight from the US of A. Thanks Mom!

Monday, August 18, 2008

In the Garden

Millie and Papa enjoying a sunny Saturday afternoon. Picture shot on a 40-50 year old yashica-mat and developed in the Coombes darkroom, aka the bathroom. Apologies for the dust specks, didn't photoshop it after scanning...

Millie creating a work of art in her workshop.

Saturday, August 9, 2008

Saturday Excursion

The weather was forecast to be good this morning, so off to the owl and raptor sanctuary near Cambridge. On the drive there, contrary to the "Official" UK met office weather forecast, it clouded up and started sprinkling. The hardy Coombes', in their short sleeves, continued forth. Fortunately, fleece vests were stored in the stroller...

Millie getting into the spirit of the event:

Mom and Millie enjoying the Falcon display, you can get pretty close to the birds!

Time for the flying display, unfortunately it was cut short because of a massive downpour. An owl flew so close to Millie's face, its wing actually left a red mark on her cheek! The owl below was large enough to carry her off, so we should consider ourselves lucky.

Sunday, August 3, 2008

New Bed!

Millie's growing up even more, last night we put her new bed together. Not sure how she would do, as she can get out whenever she wants now. Fortunately, Millie likes her sleep more than we do, and has been sleeping soundly.

Another Lazy Weekend

Here's Millie enjoying the weekend, now that's she is 2, turning into a real rascal: