our summer this year has been interspersed with rainy days. i like a good summer rain, and we have actually been happily drenched a few times. it is a bit annoying having to collect things from the yard that are not supposed to get wet every few days. and one of my favourite things to do during summer evenings is watering the garden, but on many days this hasn't been necessary, as the next thunderstorm was already in sight. i'll take that, though. that extra chunk of time means i can pursue some new(ish) artistic passions... i got a coloring book by johanna basford. i totally get the hype about coloring books for adults. at the end of a busy day, or just for a few minutes within the busyness of a day, it is great to play with colors and beautiful shapes. such a mindless, relaxing activity. i am using my new watercolor pencils, which i also pick up to color in my own sketches. apart from sketching and coloring, we have been enjoying board games, especially one that helps my little man learn to spell and read in a playful way.
whatever you're up to, have a happy weekend!