Entries from Katy Oliver : Bean There tagged with 'nature'

Marine Corps Marathon- KO Did It...With 33,000 Others! Katy Is A Marathon Runner/Finisher!!!

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Todd and Stanley!

You have to check out my friend Todd's supremely rad blog!!! Now!!!...

Must-Read Diary Entries!!!

This is the funniest thing I've seen in a while. To boot, it resonates: Too true! source: [thank you fave blogger!!!] AndreaHarner...

Too Cute! Proof Is In The Picture...part 2

thank you AndreaHarner!!...

Too Cute! Proof Is In The Picture...

picture of Josie & Angus care of (one of my most fave bloggers) AndreaHarner...

Wild Wild Weaves

KO is crazy about these hair (master)pieces made by Japanese artist Nagi Noda. There's a little bit of "The Secret Art of Dr. Seuss" in them, but they still seem very original. KO sees passion~ animalistic, honest passion!~ in them....

Funny Monkey!

AND (!!!):source: (one of KO's very favorite blogs) ASpecialWayOfBeingAfraid...

Liam is Sweet Perfection!

Liam by proud papa Rob & beaming mama Ace...

Bye Oscar!

via dlisted...

Liam is Baby Love

KO, Rob & Liam, Sunday May 25, 2008...

Kids (Inadvertently) Say The Saddest Things Sometimes

2nd Grader to KO: "Are polar bears extinct yet?" KO: "No...not yet..." 2nd Grader #2: "'Cause of global warming." 2nd Grader #3: "The President doesn't care about them."...

Liam, Rob and Aunt Katy!

We are so blessed! Liam is such a warm nugget of perfection and blissful joy!!!Yale New Haven, Tuesday May 20, 2008...

Liam is Awesome!

Lester pitched a no-hitter! Varitek made history catching his 4th no-hitter! It's a full moon...and Liam is awesome!!! Ace is doing well & we're all beaming!!!Yale New Haven, 5.19.08...

Meet Liam Oliver!!!

KO is an aunt!!! Congrats to my bro Rob & my sista-in-law Ace! He's perfect!!!...

Ace Is In Labor!!!

Top to Bottom: Ace and Rob with Jules @ her wedding; Ace, Rob, Jules & Ken; and with KO and Jules' gramps, March 2008...

Viva il Vino

source: Peter's rad blog SMT, May 16, 2008...

Too Good: Puppy Love Literally Goes Green

via dlisted...

BTW, A DIFFERENT KATY-

Katy Perry, a rising star/singer outta London, has a very catchy song with the chorus "I kissed a girl and I liked it!" We noted it the first time we heard it, yes. But we're singing it tonight after hearing...

Game for It: Flashback/Family Cuteness

Mac, Trick & KO by BCO, Vermont, 1985ish?...

Before & After (Sad/Essential)...Love You Oz!

OZ pre surgery:and post surgery:Oz, May 7th, 8th 2008...

Oz Man Walking

Oz (intact!) (uninformed!) (pure and handsome and...viril!) TONIGHT:...and an Oz tribute. The poor man-pup is losing his, er, man-doggieness tomorrow! Sorry, Oz! Mama loves you alot (!) but you needs it, you do!!! Forgive me!!! Kisses...Loving you forever Oz!...

Really Rad Raggy Dog

source: AndreaHarner.com...

Oliver Men In Action, West Coast Style

Last week my Dad (aka RGO) flew out to the West Coast to visit my brother Patrick (aka Trick and/or "the redhead"). As per usual, they hiked it up. To boot, they saw the Red Sox win in Oakland. Guy...

Making the Most of a Rainy Day

Oz, 3.31.08...

John Mayer Is A Thinker, A Feeler, A Blogger

"This is about us all. Every one of us. Who all seem to know deep down that it's incredibly hard to be alive and interact with the world around us but will try and cover it up at any cost....

High Five!

Seriously though, isn't this the best high five ever!?!picture source: dlisted...

Free To Be...

...in his crate! Oz likes to squeeze in and take fake naps~ all the while, keeping a keen eye and angle on mama's whereabouts. Clever and cagey!Oz, 3.11.08...

Separated By Brad Pitt, Part 2

Pregnant Adrienne at Jules' wedding & Pregnant Angelina in Austin, TX. yesterday:Both beaming and beautiful!...

East Rock High

We've rediscovered our love of hiking, New Haven and being alone* (*with a dog!) thanks in large part to our proximity to East Rock Park. The month-old abode is but only a block to a trail head and the trip...

Playground Snow Angels

Out with Oz, View Street, East Rock, 2.29.08...

Oz, As Close To Me As Possible

2.27.08...

An Amazing, Inspired Update From The Penguin

The truly wonderful woman and worldly Penguin Lucy has sent along a great, sweet, and touching email account of her life this January. We hope she understands why we feel absolutely compelled to share two excerpts from her email with...

Miles J: The Next Generation

Gleeful congrats (albeit a bit belated) to great friends Jon and Kate on the arrival of their righteously adorable baby boy Miles J. What a babe! Love you guys!Miles J, Bob, Kate & Jon, Feb.08...

Horse Play With Oz

We just love how Oz wants to play with anyone and any animal! He even wanted to play with these horses near Marta and JR's place in Maryland. Three of the horses were into him, but eventually a fourth appeared...

Viva La Ava!

Ava, Oz, JR, and RobZ, Maryland, 12.31.07 & 1.01.08...

Oz is Playful, Oz is Tired

Oz is so crafty and funny! He can get a roll of paper towels to play with him!He can fall asleep halfway b/t the front and back seat of the truck!Oz, Dec 30 and Dec 31st 2007...

Oz and the Park

Witness Oz excited to go to the park...Taking a break from running joyously in the park...And, finally, resigned to leaving the park (and posing for yet another photo)...Oz in East Rock, 12.20.07...

Ice Licker!

Oz, 12.07...

Oh My, Mr. Stallion!

source: dlisted...

Your Daily Dose of Oz

Oz in the car yesterday & walking today, 12.3&4.07...

Nothing to Add to This

source: dlisted...

It's Oz, Again

Oz, Tanglewood, VT, 11.25.07...

And I thought bronchitis was rough...

source: AndreaHarner...

Loving Oz

Oz on my lap, 11.07...

Too Sweet Such Sorrow

source: AndreaHarner...

What Else Can We Say But Wow?!?!?

source: Dlisted...

Red Sox Rolling Rally ~ Beantown (Part 6)

KO and Rob lit by a news van's kenos, beat from the rally but still cute...Returning from Rolling Rally, Riverside T stop/Newton neighborhood, MA., 10.30.07...

They Can't Take This Victory Away From Us

Climate change campaigner Al Gore and the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change have been jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Congratulations to Al Gore! His office has issued this statement (from an email): I am deeply honored to receive...

Purrrfection!

c/o AndreaHarner...

Kids Say Funny Things

While teaching the after school art class last week, a 7 year old girl told me her basement was dirty and dusty with lots of spider webs. I told her spiders were good luck. She said matter-of-factly (and like she'd...

THE BIG E! Mama Feeds Her Piglets

Agawam, MA., 9.26.07...

Ramblings of Epic Everness: You Have to Choose to Practice the Process of the Life You Want to Live, Always, etc., irony aside, blah blah blah

"Backwards planning ahead in straight forward action." John Hodgens, The Daily Show "Success is not no violence." GW Bush Today has been such an intense, layered day. Life is a fragile balance with so many moving parts. Part of the...

Future Perfect Model Future

Ava, Maryland, 8.26.07...

Sista On the News

So proud of my sista Ami. She was featured on the news in San Fran talking about babies, morphine and lactation. Rad lady! Smart and lovely! Check her out here....

Crandall Canyon Mining Catastrophe

The Utah mining tragedy, and the tragedy that followed with the confirmed deaths of 3 rescue workers (1 of whom was a federal mine safety officer) is just horrifying. What a nightmare. Just so very awful. Sad. Here are my...

Dogs Gone Wild

Funny:Not Funny (...Scary):(source: Dlisted, Defamer)...

Like Summer

The dogwood down the street was looking magnificent yesterday, KO couldn't not get all up under it for some bright and beautious shots... New Haven, 4.23.07...

Today Was Gorgeous

Absolutely Spectacular!...

Off Season Offerings

Yesterday, Rob Z drove me to the ferry in Bridgeport. Then Ami picked me up at Port Jefferson. We drove to Amagansett to play with Ash. Sigh. So lovely.Ami, above and below, at the beach in Amagansett, 4.14.07KO and Ami...

Break Free...

...Even whilst kicking it root down!!!NYC, 2/07...

Mesmerizing, Mystifying Magic Man

Caught some of the David Blaine's marathon last night on TLC, and I must say, the man is absolutely intriguing, fascinating and fun. In case y'all haven't already, do check out Drowned Alive, Magic Man and Street Magic on TLC...All...

At a CrossRoads?

Still Funny!!!...-from-a-few-years-ago-Genius!...The New Yorker comic...

Cool By The Fire

Had a pretty good chat with Ken (seated on right), mostly about pop culture and movie stars. Found a $20 dollar bill as well. Sweet!KG and crew, Pickle Barrel, VT, 2.18.07...

Last Night's RockStars Played AfterHours Tonight...

Above: Rockers*, Pickle Barrel (Saturday night), VT, 2.17.07 Below: Same Rockers* at AfterHours Bash (tonight), VT, 2.18.07*names TBD...

"And...Scene!"

Beautiful/Ambivalent/Styled Stranger, Pickle Barrel, VT. 2.18.07...

Cute Baby In The House!

EK with her Mom & Dad, Yay! Tanglewood, 2.18.07...

Fresh Fallin' Powdahhh...

Live from Tanglewood, 2.18.07...

Ski Jump Tanglewood Style

Pete fashioned a ski jump yesterday at Tanglewood...and then last night Rob, Kelly and Pete went to town launching themselves into the fresh powder. Yay! Fun!Above: Rob treks through waist-deep powder after a successful jump Below: Ace watches from the...

I LOVErmont

Connecticut got the snow on V-day, and KO couldn't get online anywhere. Well anyway KO is now in VT at Tanglewood, and finally back online! Sorry to be gone fo' so long, friends. I promise to make it up to...

It's Tricky!!!

Happy Birthday to my wonderful and amazing brother Tricky!!! Love you alot bro!!!Tricky, High Sierras, CA, KO/2000...

Biting Dialogue in the Biting Cold

"My hands are cold and I have gloves with fur inside. I have a dead animal inside my gloves and they still cold." ~Girl on Bedford this morning...

Been So Long Away

But it felt like a day... Talk about timing! I'm going back to NYC and beyond...bliss detailed and promises of perfect pictures... Sincerely, our retreat was just like heaven... *In the meantime, investigate Well Fought Bottle to get a glimpse!!!...

Amagansett is Heaven

The polaroids are fierce...and soon to be scanned for sure! Digi is dead...battery charger a bust in New Haven... Amagansett is lovely, generous, blissful heaven! Positively supremely dreamy and divine!...

Making the Cold Look Cool

India and Damon, Williamsburg, 1.19.07...

La Penguina Ha Sol*

Lovely and loved cellphone picture shoutouts from Lucy, Virgin Islands, 2007 *KO translation!!!: The Penguin Has Soul...

Spiiiderrrr, Maaaannnn...

CHECK THIS OUT! It's from the 60s! Haha. Spiders! On Drugs! Yay! Super Cool! Thanks Pete...please never stop... UPDATE: Video embedding disabled. Click here to watch it. Do it!...

Tea for Tanglewood

A Tanglewood treasure, Vermont, 1.2.07...

Bouncing Moondance

Quinnipiac River, New Haven, 1.2.07...

Silver Lining de Last Leg

Sunrise in Pennsylvania this morning...

Walk of Life

Rule of (a numb) thumb: Keeping it basic is elemental. Worker withstands the elements on the GW Bridge this morning and Old dude with super case of Milwaukee's Best Ice, Iowa City, yesterday...

Acting from Instinct

Jennifer Connelly and her family were holidaying in the Kruger National Park during a break in filming her latest movie Blood Diamond when she ignored warnings to keep her apartment doors closed and suffered the consequences. She recalls, "There was...

Cute and Cuter

If you haven't seen this 15 second clip of a baby panda sneezing, you are in for a very sweet, wonderful and hilarious surprise. It's ridiculously and repeatedly cute and cuter! (Much love and many thanks to Andrea for bringing...

Pure and Powerful

These photographs are wondrous...Enjoy. Mt. St. Helens at sunrise:"Mt. St. Helens continues to spew ash, while it is forming a lava dome in the crater and still having minor tremors. Here in this sunrise shot above and below, she appears...

Grinning While You Ride

Mary's brother wrote a book! A perfect gift! You can buy at Amazon. Check it out: Mountain Bike! Los Angeles County: A Wide-Grin Ride Guide...

High in Fat

It's with a dash of humor and a dollop of delight that I offer you this recipe (from The Stranger) for a true cult classic...not that KO (or The Stranger, for that matter) recommends you try this, mind you...Just, you...

Malibu Holiday

Saturday I drove to Malibu to visit Nik.Gave Nik's beautiful mom Lily the "au currant" earrings (KO originals)Peter and his gf Jennifer were in town from SeattleJennifer was an obvious choice for the KO original "dna" earringsNik's brother played the...

Luscious Brothers

Tricky brings "tree hugger" back and hugs the treeThe tree hugs back!Mac and Patrick make it all look easy but not at all sleazy. Love you!Santa Barbara, 11.22.06...

Funny HaHa

Because laughing is good exercise before a big meal!!!(Thanks Frazer!)...

Coastal Convergence

My brother Mac is currently hosting a nice reunion in luscious Santa Barbara...We went to the park to play frisbee after catching up with Adam on the deck...KO appreciates frisbee at magic hour and palm tree hats...My bro Tricky looked...

La Penguina & the South Pole

On Thursday, Nov. 9th's Colbert Report, Stephen gave a "Colbert Shout Out (Hey!)" to Antarctica. Specifically he mentioned Michael Reem, a cook at the Amundsen-Scott Research Station at the South Pole. Michael wrote Stephen to tell him he religiously downloaded...

Perfect Sunday, Catalina Special

We rode bikes from our campsite to the airport for a hot meal~ After breakfast, JK, Ben & Katie left for Two Harbors Reeve took the road to AvalonWe watched many airplanes come in for their landings... KO kept expecting...

The Mesmerizing Fire

RS, Black Jack Campground, Catalina Island, 10.28.06 Catalina Firefighters, Ferry & Fishing Dock, Catalina Island, 10.29.06...

Seeing the Sunset Again for the First Time

Took a ferry to Catalina Island on Saturday...had no idea that amazingness was all kinds of inevitable. Catalina is wonderful! "She" really reminded KO of truly fond trips to Corfu, Sorrento, and the Big Island~ Hawaii! Beautiful, Sparse & Inspiring...Above:...

Flashback to Building Castles Made of Sand

I love this picture! My brother and I were so dang cute! Me and my brother Mac, Vermont, 1986-ish...