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Stepping back

Places I've been

Many of the projects I’ve worked on in the past have come to fruition recently, which is so rewarding.

I have lots and lots that I still want to accomplish but I just took the weekend off from doing anything productive!

We went for a long walk in the botanical gardens looking at the magnolia, dogwood, forsythia, newly budding trees, a pond with coy,  babies playing in the grass, and happy joggers. It was glorious.

Back to the grind really soon….

Above are some photos I’ve snapped on trips…while enjoying some outdoor/not-at-my-computer time

  1. along Rt. 1, Calfornia
  2. on a cliff in Vernazza, Italy
  3. in a pool in Sosua, Dominican Republic

14 Responses to Stepping back

  1. Abbey Goes Design Scouting April 20, 2009 at 2:04 pm #

    LOVELY! So nice to see you yesterday!

  2. samantha April 20, 2009 at 3:02 pm #

    thanks Abbey….
    so very nice to see you and your stunning home and lovely friends!

  3. Amy April 20, 2009 at 8:34 pm #

    Great photos – especially the pool one – love the shadows!

  4. Samantha Hahn April 20, 2009 at 8:39 pm #

    thanks Amy!! If you look closely you can see my legs in the pool. I took the photo with a disposable camera. I loved the shadows too.

  5. mary jo April 21, 2009 at 9:00 am #

    Love the photos–hope you had a restful weekend!

  6. samantha April 21, 2009 at 9:02 am #

    thanks mary jo!!!
    It was really really nice to take a break!

  7. blue bicicletta April 22, 2009 at 11:18 pm #

    Ohh, I’ve been to Vernazza–isn’t Cinque Terre a beautiful area!

  8. Samantha Hahn April 23, 2009 at 5:23 am #

    yes I love it there so much. When I went during my study abroad it was relatively undiscovered by tourists. When we went back for our honeymoon it was over-run….so it changed a lot but is still a stunning place.

  9. joanna goddard April 23, 2009 at 2:54 pm #

    ooooh that italy shot is gorgeous. and i KNOW! cinque terre is like disneyland now…but still so beautiful.

  10. Samantha Hahn April 23, 2009 at 3:29 pm #

    Disney is an apt comparison. It was really sad for me. I got to go many many times during my study abroad and really experience the culture and the beautiful landscape…now it’s college guys chugging wine straight from bottles on the street. The only positive thing I can think of about the increased tourism is that the areas economy must be doing really well which I’m sure they are happy about.

  11. A-SKUed April 26, 2009 at 5:48 am #

    route 1 is a gorgeous drive. i’d love to take it all the way up to san francisco one day.

  12. Samantha Hahn April 26, 2009 at 8:08 am #

    oh yes, you’ve got to do it someday. It’s such an amazing drive. I especially love getting up near big sur. It’s so lovely to be in the mountains after being by the shore. The whole drive is amazing.

  13. adesignaffair April 29, 2009 at 9:29 am #

    i love cinque terre!

  14. Samantha Hahn April 29, 2009 at 10:20 am #

    it is truly a magical place….glad you’ve been.

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