I've been lucky this summer. I get to live in Ontario cottage country with my boyfriend at his family cottage. He works as a forest fire fighter for 6 months a year, I hang out on the dock and serve tables
  1. Watching the lake change from ice and snow
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    We got here mid April.
  2. To spring
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  3. To hot summer green
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    Before, it was perfectly silent and deserted. Now all the cottagers are here. There's a never ending parade of boats going by our dock.
  4. I've started baking bread
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    I'm a cottage wife!
  5. Sharing my boyfriend's love for this place
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    It's a special place for him, and now it's special for me! I'm so lucky!
  6. Having friends and family visit
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    I've also been able to get to know his family better.
  7. Embracing my love of overalls
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  8. Wildlife
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    I'm not in the city anymore! There is also a fox family down the road.
  9. Getting updates when he's off on a fire
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    The longest he's been gone is 19 days. He loves it, I could never do it. He flies around in helicopters and uses chainsaws.
  10. Never ending dusk skies
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  11. Worked on my green thumb
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    Seeds I brought back from Colombia for lil baby tomatoes
  12. Feeding the humming birds
    Not pictured because they're fast lil buggers. I also get a bit anxious about it. I always forget to fill the feeders, I can never remember the sugar to water ratio. Should I use a more natural sugar? Raw sugar, honey? All that processed stuff can't be good for them!
  13. I've spent a lot of time by myself
    It's been nice. I've re watched mad men, I've completed a university course on line, I've figured out some life goals/directions.
  14. It's been an amazing summer and I'm thankful for it!
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    Also it's not over yet, I'm just sentimental....