The longest day of the year inspires many things … photography, mass yoga gatherings, 5k races, dances, and parties. My friends held a Solstice Party, a wonderful celebration of summer, family, and friends.
We enjoyed great food and drink in a beautiful outdoor setting. Children played, adults laughed, and everyone danced, waving sparklers and glow sticks around with abandon. All this and a lovely garden tour, too.
I wish I could say that I had taken photos to capture all those moments, but it’s hard to dance and shoot pics at the same time.
Hopefully, you’ll enjoy these, taken earlier in the evening.
And in the Fairy Garden, for Boomdee 🙂
While most of the photos from the Solstice Party on Friday were taken outside, this one was shot while I was inside getting a glass of sangria. Something about the light on the keys and the lovely wood …
More photos coming later!
In just one hour after work, I was able to ride the motorcycle from the river …
to the farm …
to the woods.
Not a bad way to spend an hour!
My annual solo trip is just 2 months away and the new bike has been in the shop getting ready for the road! It was due for it’s first check up at 1400 miles, but I also had the guys add highway pegs and a heat deflector.
Since I couldn’t be on the bike, I pulled out the camera (ha! when don’t I pull out the camera?)
I loved the shadows of the leaves on the bark of this weeping cherry tree (is that the playboy bunny I see?)
This one is with flash …
and this one without. Which do you prefer?
Not a bad way to spend the evening!