Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Why country mouse is going to the city

It's actually Saturday evening right now. (I know, but go with me for a minute.) It's actually Saturday right now, but by the time you read this I will be in the city, working with school children in Harlem on an extended working field trip. But thanks to the wonders of the internet, I posted these pictures in advance to amuse you during my absence. (You're welcome!) I will be back on Friday, but don't expect any wild stories about my time in the Big Apple, as I will have to be in bed by about 10 p.m. every night in order to be up at the crack of dawn every morning. The life of a teacher (in training), it is not glamorous. So while I am breathing in New York's rank subway air and trying to avoid being hit by yellow cabs, errant bike messengers, and collapsing scaffolding structures, please enjoy these pictures from a simpler time and place.

First, my favorite four-legged friend. I call her Jane Doe. She likes to stand in front of my bedroom window and look at me, like this:

Her little one seems to be less concerned with me, and more with the all-you-can-eat garden buffet growing in my front yard.

A fall day in Mythaca:




4 comments:

  1. Love the photos. Good luck in Harlem!!

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  2. im so jealous you have deer!! I'd love to wake up and see that every morning.

    have fun in Harlem..I suppose Harlem is to the USA what St Denis is to France :p

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  3. While on walks with Artie (my dog) early in the morning, we've seen some deer. Twice. Very sweet.

    Those times were MUCH better than the two times that we've seen a coyote. Really close. Twice. Not so sweet.

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  4. Jane Doe is the name of a radio DJ i know.
    this is so LOL.
    ur soooo lucky to have deer! totallee! all i ever get are lizards and cockroaches and the occasional squirrel. T.T i want a DOG!
    i love dogs. i can take care of them too. nyuh.

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