Pictures of Fall – October 31st

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Sometimes you just need to walk around among nature. It is probably the most peaceful place to be for me. It calms me and I can see the creator in nature. It’s beautiful…

I spend a lot of time enjoying nature. Whether warm or cold you sometimes just want to be outside. To feel a warm breeze on your face is heavenly after a cold winter. To see the beautiful designs of snowflakes, the freshness of new flowers that are in full bloom, the awesome display of colors at sunset. It’s just amazing sometimes.

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Have a blessed day!
Heather

Fall is Here! – September 25th

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Fall has arrived, as evident by all things pumpkin being available. Ahh pumpkin! How I love you, those four pie pumpkins sitting on my counter speak to that. They are patiently waiting for me to turn on my oven, and roast them until they are nice and soft and then gut them, purée them, and bake them into delicious pies (Insert devious laugh). In all seriousness I make an awesome pumpkin pie! Dang it now I want pumpkin pie…

I am waiting for this spot to be awash with colors, reds, oranges, and yellows! We are seeing hints of it right now, a leaf here and there, but no trees completely transformed into fall color yet. I can’t wait, it’s going to be lovely, and I look forward to sharing it with you.

Have a blessed day!
Heather

Colorful Fall – September 16th

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Fall is always so colorful around here, mostly because our flowers are still in bloom because it is a warmer climate here. And I am so thankful for that. I love getting to walk through the gardens and them still have flowers growing.

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I don’t know why I like this photo so much. I think it’s the contrast of the pretty soft pink flowers against the asphalt. One of my favorite combinations is something soft, like flowers, against something hard, like the asphalt. I took another photo this weekend that are these beautiful pink trumpet flowers with a background of windows with bars on them. But I will post that later.

Fall festivals are starting to get started here, we have Cider Days this weekend. It’s on historic Walnut Street and will have all those lovely foods that you eat at festivals like this, and cute little crafts, and bands. It’s going to be so much fun! And even more fun is that y favorite crafter is going to be there, she makes hand made soaps and paints these elaborate designs on pumpkins. Stay tuned for photos! And yes I know it’s only Tuesday, I’m just really excited!

Have a blessed day!
Heather

Thankfulness – November 14th

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Having a moment of thankfulness, mostly because I realize how thankful I should be for all that I have. I realized that most of the time I completely gloss over Thanksgiving and go straight to Christmas, which I love. But for some reason this year, I am focused on Thanksgiving. I am actually really thinking about it, especially as I read my Bible and journal, and prayers have been about thanksgiving more recently instead of focusing on the negative. So wherever you are I hope you are being reminded of the all the things that you can be thankful for.

Have a blessed day!
Heather

Fall, Glorious Fall – November 7th

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I am seriously thinking I just need to do a fall series of photographs while we still have leaves on trees. I mean just to walk around in this area and enjoy the beauty of nature is so amazing! I have been just so captivated by it all, the colors have been awesome this year. Today photo was snapped walking at the Springfield Nature Center, hiking on the Long Trail. It was so beautiful and quite, I kept waiting to run into some deer by never did. I suppose they are all hiding since it is hunting season here in Missouri. I did see a huge turkey thought.

Have a blessed day!
Heather