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A Weekend at Martha's ...

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East Hampton is one of my favorite summertime destinations and I recently spent a few days there with Martha. The transportation mode du jour is bike riding, which suits me just fine since I don't have a driver's license. Here are a few of my favorite moments ...

Martha, Lisa Wagner, and Me -- ready to hit the road!

Me, Martha, and Lisa Wagner -- ready to hit the road!

Aside from an enviable collection of majestic trees, East Hampton is home to some of the most beautiful hydrangeas I've ever seen

Aside from an enviable collection of majestic trees, East Hampton is home to some of the most beautiful hydrangeas I've ever seen

Dinner was served on the porch, with green faux bois tablecloths and vases of late summer roses.

Dinner was served on the porch, with green Faux bois tablecloths and vases of late summer roses.

The most delicious fruit tarts you could ever imagine.

The most delicious fruit tarts you could ever imagine.

My namesake: Sharkey the French bulldog-in-residence.

My namesake: Sharkey, the French bulldog-in-residence.

Martha has one of -- if not the -- most beautiful pool lounging areas.

Martha has one of -- if not the -- most beautiful pool lounging areas.

Every year she chooses to paint her pots differently. They never cease to enchant and inspire.

Every year she chooses to paint her pots differently. They never cease to enchant and inspire.

Martha's shade garden

Martha's shade garden

Sigh. It's hard to believe summer's almost over ...

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Comments (5)

  • Hi Kevin, Sure looks like you had a marvelous time at Martha's East Hampton home for the weekend! These photos are fantastic and I would have loved to be there, too! Thanks so much for sharing! Hope you have another great weekend! Jan

  • Impressive, I love the thought of painting that pot differently each year. I wish you took a proper shot of the pool though!

    Jennifer @ OakFurnitureSuperstore

  • Simply beautiful, love your weekend Kevin and your photos

  • Dear Martha!
    go to my home land (Terceira Island/Azores/Portugal), in May/July and you´ll see, all over the island, the most beautiful hydrangeas you ever seen!!! :)
    thanks for sharing your fantastic blog.
    I use to visit to your site everyday and it´s a pleaser :)
    love
    maria

  • I should say "Kevin", and not "Martha"... sorry! :(

    maria

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