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Sword and shield

April 21, 2010

(The better to protect fair maidens alone in a field)

* (almost) wordless wednesday

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  1. April 21, 2010 8:18 am

    LOVE it!!!!

  2. April 21, 2010 8:29 am

    Almost wordless, but definitely poetic. Perfect for National Poetry Month. :)

  3. April 21, 2010 8:54 am

    Great photos!

  4. April 21, 2010 10:59 am

    The contrast of those beautiful little people amid those beautiful snow-topped mountains is wondrous. Sir Col will certainly prevail over the dragons.

  5. April 21, 2010 11:25 am

    Love it, the mullein spike sword; though my hand’s getting tired just looking at him grip that rock!

  6. April 21, 2010 12:12 pm

    Where is this? It’s lovely. Also, tell me about mullein. I’ve seen it around but had no idea what it’s called (Leo liked to use some stalks near our old house as pretend tractor gear shifts). The web says it has medicinal uses?

    • 6512 and growing permalink*
      April 21, 2010 12:18 pm

      Katie – we were at Hidden Valley (Falls Creek), past Turtle Lake. Mullein is an asthmatic’s best friend. Expectorant and anti-spasmodic to lungs. We make a lung syrup for Col each winter, which includes mullein leaves/flowers. Also, highly recommended for swords and tractor gears.

  7. April 21, 2010 12:55 pm

    Awesome! Boys seem to be able to turn almost anything into a sword, don’t they? Mine usually just use a stick, so I applaud Col’s imagination!

  8. Ellen permalink
    April 21, 2010 2:58 pm

    Beautiful majestic mountains and gorgeous small kids!

  9. Melissa permalink
    April 21, 2010 10:33 pm

    Amazing–you’ve captured such beauty–thanks for sharing.

  10. April 22, 2010 9:31 pm

    It looks like dragons might live in those mountains! Yikes!

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