52- Week Photo Challenge Week 39: The Elements

Week 39:  Inspiration:  The Elements “Earth, Fire, Wind, Rain, and Spirit. Find inspiration in the elements of our world.” This quiet spot in our forest offers 4 of the 5 elements.  Earth, rain, wind, and spirit. Earth – plenty of soil and trees. Rain – adds to this small creek.  This time of year it’s…

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Week 30: Exit

Week 30 of the 52-week photography challenge. Inspiration: Exit “Every exit is an entry to somewhere else”. Be inspired by the Exit this week. When I exit our small cabin, a lush green forest and a hammock await.

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A Lovely Walk in a Fall Forest

With my Nikon in tow, I took a stroll through our woods last Monday.  I am glad I did.  The fall foliage was at its best.  This beautiful fall day was followed by several rainy days in a row.  Leaving many of our trees with fewer leaves. Click on any image below to view a…

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Some Trail Maintenance is Needed

The other day I ventured off with my camera in hopes of capturing the peak fall foliage of our woods.  I was surprised to see so much green left.  Along the way I stumbled upon a few new trees down across our paths.  Looks like it’s time to spend a day clearing some trails. Next…

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Benefits of Walking in a Forest

Yesterday while hiking with my dog, it inspired me to share the many benefits of a fall walk in the forest. With a crisp coolness in the air the fallen leaves crunched under my feet. I looked up in wonder at the variety of colors and shades of green still on the trees.  Fall is…

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So Much Green!

Our place in the woods along with some beautiful, still ripening homegrown tomatoes. *NOTE:  Just today I received this message from WordPress. “Starting August 1, Facebook will no longer allow third-party tools to automatically post to Profiles.”  With this option to share content directly to Facebook going away, after this post I will no longer…

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How Spider Webs Help Me Predict the Future

If you saw me on my hike today, you would have wondered what was wrong.  A crazy lady waving a long stick and flailing about as she walked along in a seemingly peaceful forest.  That peaceful forest was full of spider webs. Now I must tell you I am a nature lover.  A lover of…

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My Writing Corner

What started out as a fun project in the woods has become more.  Previously, we set an area aside for camping. Later deciding to build a small structure, what I like to call “The Shanty”. Reusing lumber, sheet metal, and pallets procured from various places, limiting our need to buy new materials.  We purchased the base supports…

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Simple Life Sunday – Our first year in the 100 acre woods

If you missed the last Simple Life Sunday post click here. Sounds like a title for a Winnie the Pooh story.  No bears here, but plenty of bees, now if only I could find that honey pot. This grand adventure happened quite by accident.  We had no intention of moving shortly after I left my…

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