Outdoor Adventures

Photography: A Farewell To Fall

***************************************** Children frolicked in leaves of gold, Heads wreathed in colors bold. The garden gnomes sang a festive song, Here are the words for you to sing along: "Morning frost, Applesauce,  Tweedle-dee, Tweedle-da! Leaves whisper, Air is crisper, Tweedle-dee, Tweedle-dum!  Red berries, Garden fairies,  Tweedle-dee, Tweedle-doo! Golden rays, Shortened days, Tweedle-dee, Tweedle-da! Children prance, Lovers dance,… Continue reading Photography: A Farewell To Fall

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Photography: The Autumn Glow

I am a little bit obsessed with taking pictures of the gorgeous fall displays going on around me right now. It's like the grand finale before the forest tucks in tight and goes to sleep for the winter. I am loving the show. I also wrote a fun little poem to go with my pictures.… Continue reading Photography: The Autumn Glow

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Photography: Crunchy Adventures

I haven't written for quite a few days because I've been super busy! I've been refinishing my kitchen island, and it has been very time consuming. I've found that when I'm doing a big house project I have less time and creativity leftover for writing. But in a few days I should be done with… Continue reading Photography: Crunchy Adventures

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Photography: The Sunflower Fairies

"Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow. It's what sunflowers do." Helen Keller I was going to title this post "September Sunflowers," since I'm a sucker for alliterations. Then I could have said the September sunflowers smiled at my silly sweethearts. Alas, I remembered that it is no longer September.… Continue reading Photography: The Sunflower Fairies


Hello Fall, Goodbye Composting

Who’s ready for crisp weather, apple pie, and colorful, crunchy leaves? What about slimy, decayed leaves with a moldy banana peel on the side? Welcome to our compost pile! I built it out of a dog gate and wire fencing right after we moved in. Lyla was excited to help me throw food scraps, leaves… Continue reading Hello Fall, Goodbye Composting