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Hanging On

Hanging On

Well, it’s about 3 weeks till Winter Solstice. Thankfully, we’ve only had a couple of light snowfalls this fall. Most of our trees are barren of their leaves, allowing the birds and squirrels nests to be are easily seen. The few leaves we do see on branches are those who refuse to give it up and hang on, or they are the ones caught among branches on their decent to the ground. I noticed this group of three leaves from a tree above, tangled in the branches of a bush. They were easily seen as I walked by since they were at eye level. So nature offered this simple image, who many would not see, and I accepted the image.

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Morning Frost on Leaves

Morning Frost on Leaves

My sister and I are leaving for Phoenix today. Going to spend thanksgiving with our parents and our sister and favorite brother-in-law. Hopefully there will not be any frost down there. We should be coming back next weekend unless we somehow loose our return tickets. 🙂

“The more we practice nonviolence in our words, thoughts and actions the more peaceful will be our inner state.”

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Where’s the grass?

Where's the grass?

Where’s the grass?

“The resting place of the mind is the heart. The only thing the mind hears all day is clanging bells and noise and argument, and all it wants is quietude. The only place the mind will ever find peace is inside the silence of the heart. That’s where you need to go.” Elizabeth Gilbert
 
I took this image a week ago before all the winds swept everything clean. I suspect these leaves are somewhere in Kansas by now. Hope everyone has a good week!
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Simplicity

Simplicity

Simplicity

“Nature reminds us of the gifts of simplicity and mystery found in chaos which we see when looking with an open mind and heart.”

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We Call It Fall

Morning Frost

Morning Frost

This is the time of year when temperatures swing from near freezing in the morning then rise by mid-afternoon to 75 and short sleeves. We scrap frost off windshields at 6:30 am then have doors open by noon. We call it fall.

Cottonwoods and Leaves

Cottonwoods and Leaves

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More Bluer Skies

Starburst on a beautiful fall afternoon.

Starburst on a beautiful fall afternoon.

This pat weekend was lovely. Afternoon temperatures reaching the mid 60’s and nighttime temperatures down to freezing. The cold nights and humidity brought frost to everything in the morning. Saturday morning included some fog where I could not see across the pond. Continue reading »

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It’s the Colors

It's the Colors

It’s the Colors

I used to think my most important work was what people would see. Now I’m convinced it’s the work they may never see. Matthew Chambers

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