Fall is glorious right now, and my daily walks fill me with joy. Here are some snapshots of the trees in my neighborhood in their full-color glory.
I’m continuing my daily walks (though I may skip one day a week on occasion) and am loving the turn of the season right now. Since I am also busy piling up my ornament production, I will leave you with images rather than words. Enjoy!
Fall is making its entrance, and the warm weather has people predicting that the leaves wonâ€™t stay on trees very long. Recently I basked in the glorious sunshine that cast a special vibrant glow on the trees. I love the three-toned trees this time of year. I am surprised to still see butterflies fluttering and […]
It is Fall! I love the beautiful jewel tones of the season. Summer is still holding on here and there. We had a few chilly days that got the radiators going. But now we have warmer weather to where strolls in the park are enjoyable again. Soon there will be piles to toss around. The […]
10 things I am grateful for this year: 1. The deepening of relationships and appreciating each person in my life for their unique qualities 2. Embracing opportunities instead of shying away from them 3. Seeing myself through other people’s eyes and liking their reflection of me 4. Being encouraged to challenge myself and enjoying the […]
Tomorrow is Halloween, but this year I am more in Samhain mode. I donâ€™t know of any costume parties to go to, though the coming weekend is packed. So here are some photos of the glorious Fall colors weâ€™re having this month. I love the brilliance of the golds and reds. The â€˜stoplightâ€™ trees are […]
My last day in Oregon (Illinois) was a chilly one. I was tempted to snooze in the cabin but had to check out by 11:30, so I enjoyed a pancake breakfast and then had the hostess nudge me toward Lowden State Park rather than Castle Rock for my next hike. I said goodbye to the […]
The most challenging trail at White Pines Inn is the Sleepy Hollow trail. It is aptly named as many trees look like creepy creatures even in the daytime. All trails close at sunset, and this is definitely not an area to violate that notion. Roots and rocks along the path make for tricky terrain. The […]
On the heels of 2 openings and an intense week prior, I decided to go off on a little cabin retreat. My home is a disaster area from the flurry of creating and continuous appointments, and I had no energy to clean, but I also couldnâ€™t think or process amid all the clutter. So the […]