Sunday, August 16, 2009

Vineyarding

As you might recall, I kicked off my summer with a short trip to Martha's Vineyard, accompanied by one of my favorite people on the planet. I showed you some pictures from my favorite night, and here are a few more photos from that fantabulous week that, in a whirlwind of Paris preparations, I never got around to posting...


The stellar summer playlist we listened to all week.

This is the Vineyard Sound, the male a cappella group that returns to the island every summer. Their lineup always changes from year to year, but it always comprises college age guys from the East Coast. They occasionally troll the streets to promote their shows, and we were lucky enough to catch them in the act! If you ever come to visit, you must see them as they are fantastically talented and completely adorable.


Our daily ritual: get iced coffee and sit on a dock somewhere in one of the three harbor towns. It was pretty overcast most of the trip, so we did little beaching and a lot of window shopping.



I stole... I mean, borrowed these jeans from Tucker for about half our trip. They are incredibly comfortable and soft, definitely need to get myself a pair.


So many pretty flowers everywhere. I think this place has the most immaculately groomed houses I have ever seen.

Everything is so cute and colonial! I loved that little lemonade stand.


My favorite coffee spot.


We spent a lot of time sitting and watching the ocean. It was very relaxing and nice.

I have not been feeling terribly inspired the past few days, mostly because I miss my friends and being home. I miss Paris so much too, and how much freedom I had there to virtually go anywhere at any time.

On the bright side, I ate brownies tonight and got my junior year schedule! AP English, AP Calculus, AP U.S. History, French, Honors Physics, Select Chorus... everything looks pretty good. Believe it or not, I am psyched for school to start again.

35 comments:

Anna G said...

Oohh. I so in love with the east coast. I rather go to school there but I'm stuck in the Midwest. The beach looks so pretty, I miss seeing the ocean.

Rosie Unknown said...

I really need to go to the beach again soon!

I can't wait for school either, yay for school!

Kristin said...

I'm dying to take a trip there. What gorgeous pics!

jules said...

SO so pretty.

ONiC said...

beautiful place! i love..

indigotangerine said...

i think we would get along like peas a pod. I love practically all the songs on your playlist (guster! The kooks! andrew bird! belle and sebastian! pretty much everything else!) I'm definetly going to check out the few songs I hadn't heard.
My schedule looks practically identical to yours except I'm doing IB instead of AP and I am not in choir (i'm tone deaf, so i'm doing IB art instead)
-indigo

Katerina said...

Lovely pictures.....what a great coffe shop!!!xx

Emmy said...

my dearest,
i miss you. drive up to maine...please?
lounging around in a uniform all summer has screwed over any creative motivation i put into my clothes...making for sluggish posts. delightful.

blergh. and i want my schedule. and i miss you. fix this?

daisychain said...

wow, it looks incredible there.

Isabel said...

Wow, what beautiful scenery! I want to go there now.

jayne said...

my family goes to nantucket every year, was just there last week :) but MV looks nice too :)

love your funky sweater

CMA said...

these photos are beautiful!
love every single bit of this post
gorgeous!

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•¦Amy¦• said...

Love the photos!

The playlist is wonderful!!! Great songs!

Amelia said...

I would love to go to Martha's Vineyard. Perfect preppy goodness. Lovely pictures!

Your schedule sounds good, too.

Farrah @ Stylecrumbs said...

WOW these shots are gorgeous!! Gotta love the water :)

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asunlitday said...

Awesome playlist, lovely photos, and I'm glad that I'm not the only one excited for school to start! I can't wait to be a sophmore (:

this wheel's on fire said...

Really great photos, as usual!

Thanks for the song choices :D I've actually heard all of those, but that's cool that you get what I like! P.S. I'm currently in love with the Smiths too :)

Lemon said...

these are the most beautiful photos. make me dream dream dream for the sea.

Dani said...

i love so many of those songs! great summer playlist!

monkeytoes said...

i looovve the pictures about flowers and coffee shop.. they really make me calm :)

Ruxandra said...

amazing photos.the flowers, oh, so amazing:)

Sammi said...

These are amazing photos, and everyone leaves such nice comments...I wish people liked my blog as much as yours.

FASHIONconfectionairy said...

Looks like an adorable colonial town!
XXOXOO
Libby
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Mouthwash said...

how lovely - hurray for traveling. :) That ton looks so cute! I would love it if a cappella men's group was wandering around!

Amber

Mila said...

Amazing photos,dear!

Summer said...

Oh geezz...Love to be back on beach! =D I miss it so much. Hope to see more of this from you. Have a great day. =D

Summer
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Lissa said...

Amazing music choices! And I love these photos :]

Eden said...

whoa, the guys from vineyard sound are beyond adorable! but this place is totally more so-- you are lucky you get to exploresuch a a beautiful and tranquil place!

much love

eden

Jenny H. said...

5 years time by noah and the whale is one of my FAVOURITE songs.
ahhh great pictures!
looks like you had a good trippp

[LA] said...

The post is soo cute

Fantastic pics girl!










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DAKOTA RICO said...

Oh, I LOVE your hair!!!

And that avocado entry, the last one, is delicious.

Beautiful blog.

Leigh said...

oh how I dream of a spot on the beach as that.. nothing better...

:)
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Pierrot le Fou said...

i really really want to travel around america!

lovely blog :)

Vanessa said...

okay. you and i have to talk about how we were in paris at the same time. what were the chances that we probably walked by each other and didn't know? that's crazzy.
and martha's vineyard?! my sister was there with her friends a few days ago. such coincidences !

doodlebyjr said...

I like your pictures!
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