May skies – an instagram project 365

If you have been checking in on the blog you might have noticed it collecting cobwebs. I’m still here, alive and (mostly) well – my broken nose seems to be healing and hopefully I’ll get the all-clear that I don’t need any further interventions in the future when I visit my doctor again on Monday. I know that it’s already mid-June and I am a bit behind on the project 365 weekly posts AND this sky series, but don’t worry… I haven’t been slacking on taking the pictures, just caught up in the hubub of the end of the school year (how can the end of the preschool school year be so hectic? but it is!) and distracted from blogging.

Summer is starting and the June gloom (aka marine layer aka nonstop fog) is rolling into southern California, but it’s nice to look back on how many beautiful sunny days we had in May. Here’s hoping that there are many more to come in the next few weeks!

#365daysofsky by @katyregnier - an instagram project 365 by Katy Regnier photography on Permanent Riot

This post is a part of a series of daily sky images. One image a day for the entire year. If you missed the other posts you can find them right here – January, February, March and April.

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May skies – an instagram project 365

days 142-148 {the week in which I broke my nose}

This week’s photo post is a few days late, but with good reason. On Tuesday evening while we were getting the kids ready for bed, Paul managed to break my nose. I’ve not broken a single bone in my body my entire life up until this point, so it came as a bit of a surprise. Needless to say bedtime was interrupted. It was one of the moments when I’m most glad that family lives nearby, my mom came to watch the kids while Ben brought me to urgent care. I’ve been a bit tired and sore and out of it ever since, but the swelling and bruising have gone down considerably.

In other news, summer appears to be officially sneaking up on us – the weather is warmed up enough to start turning the bedroom ceiling fans on and the kids have only a few short weeks left of preschool before they “graduate” and are off for the summer. It still hasn’t fully sunk in that in just a few short months they will be in Kindergarten. How fast time flies.

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days 142-148 {the week in which I broke my nose}

days 128-134 {Disney World}

The past week has been the definition of whirlwind, but in the very best possible way. We flew with the whole family, including my parents, to Disney World for five nights… and then back again. When we were planning out the trip I wondered if it might not be enough days to justify the plane ride. After all, five hours on a plane with three kids under five? Yikes! Especially now that they don’t really serve (or even sell) real food onboard. The funny thing is that even while having the time of their lives (and they did!) the kids were still totally ready to go home by the end of our last full day in Florida. It turned out to be perfectly timed. And I have to say, now that we are back… there really is no place like home.

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days 128-134 {Disney World}

days 121-127 {Houston bound}

Have you ever seen the work of James Turrell or been inside one of his skyspaces? If you haven’t, I’d urge you to drop whatever you are doing and get yourself over to one – stat! It’s no secret that I love the sky so on a quick visit to Houston for a friend’s baby shower, my one must-see item was the new skyspace at Rice University (which also happens to be my alma mater). I have actually been to several other skyspaces before and knew it was going to be amazing, but we went for the sunset light sequence and it completely and totally blew my expectations out of the water. If I lived in Houston I’d be parked there every evening. Amazing, I tell you.

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April skies – an instagram project 365

I think that this is going to go down in history as the fastest year ever. Or maybe it just seems like that to me because I have so many things going on? In any case the end of the month sneaks up on me every single month and I can’t believe that I’m more than a third of the way through my daily sky project. I know I still have 8 more months to go but I honestly can’t see myself ever going back to life without these daily pauses to glance upward. They do a surprisingly good job of bringing me peace and increasing my zen quotient. If you haven’t been following along, you can find all of the daily sky goodness in real time over on instagram – @katyregnier and the sky posts are tagged #365daysofsky.

365daysofsky - an instagram project 365 by Katy Regnier on Permanent Riot

This post is a part of a series of daily sky images. One image a day for the entire year. If you missed the other posts you can find them right here – January, February and March.

April skies – an instagram project 365

days 114-120 {march for babies!}

This past Saturday was the San Diego March of Dimes walk – the March for Babies. It was a beautiful blue sky day and we couldn’t have asked for more perfect weather to celebrate my nephew Peyton on our walk. I am so proud of my sister for everything she’s done for the March of Dimes and they way that she’s chosen to celebrate her son’s memory. The rest of the week went by in a hurry… I cannot believe it’s already MAY! Already 1/3 of the way through this 365… it’s amazing!

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days 114-120 {march for babies!}