Tuesday, December 05, 2006

Winter reader

Joel has taken to reading in one of the blue Adirondack chairs in the front garden. Behind the boulders, on a bed of fallen oak leaves sit the two sturdy chairs, painted bright blue on a whim a couple of summers ago. At this time of year, they are the brightest thing going in the garden - besides Joel, that is. The sun streams down on them through the last straggling oak leaves and my winter reader has found them a particularly pleasant place to go for a good read.

Notice the bare feet...I think this boy belongs back in the 19th century on a farm or somewhere in Africa. He is not a shoe loving person. I guess the hat and hoodie make up for the loss in body heat through the feet! Tasha Tudor would understand.

5 comments:

Kelly said...

Brrr, Joel! I can't stand cold feet!

Jen Unsell said...

Great picture of Joel! Love the bare feet! We have alot of that around our home. I can't stand shoes and especially don't like socks so outside of the cold days in winter you will always find us running around barefoot. :-)

Melanie said...

I hear it's been really cold in your neck of the woods. Has Joel been on any barefoot excursions lately? :-)

Beth said...

Melanie, Joel's done most of his reading indoors the last couple of days!

Kelly said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, JOEL!!!!!