I’m taking a few weeks off from blogging to enjoy the berries, potlucks and long, lovely evenings of summer in the Pacific Northwest. I’ll be back around mid-August with more book reviews, but until then, I hope you enjoy the peak of summer wherever it is that you live (I’m picturing fireflies, sprinklers and sweet tea).

To tide you over, here is a preview of our newest batch of family pictures, taken by Sarah Voth of Sarah Voth Photography (she’s family, by the way—that’s why we show up on her blog so often):