2018 Recap: In Photos

It has been a wonderful year full of fun, happiness, frustration, and all of the above. Here’s to whatever 2019 may hold and the many new photos to come in the new year.

Our Cabin: A 30-Day Comparison

What a difference 30 days can make.  The photo on the left was taken early November.  The one on the right was taken today.   Just yesterday temperatures climbed to 60 F.  Today, snow and colder temperatures.  Welcome to Indiana.  Personally, I miss the beautiful fall colors but I have come to terms with “winter is…

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 photo above to view a…

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…

Acorns Are Falling…Find Cover!

It is a war zone at our cabin in the woods.  Acorns are falling like mad.  With each hit of an acorn on our deck or roof it sounds like we are under attack. I took this picture today after sweeping up our patio.  This pile is only two days’ worth!  Crazy how many have…

October Recap

October, a month of warm weather turned cold quickly.  The beginning of the month I was in shorts and now it’s fire time! I do love the fall and the beautiful colors of the forest. A delicious plate of fruit goodness, part of our weekly Sunday brunch! Additional touches for The Shanty, solar lights and…

Travel Thursday – Washington Township Park Avon, IN

As the Thanksgiving holiday is upon us in the US, I would like to share a local place for Travel Thursday.  Typically we are headed to Michigan to enjoy Turkey Day with Shane’s awesome family.  However, this year we have decided to stay local & enjoy the holiday in our cabin in the woods.  Just…

Fall hiatus

Instagram has inspired me to take more photos with my cell phone, in the past something I avoided like the plague.  I enjoy the freedom that comes along with snapping a photo & instantly sharing.  Don’t get me wrong I love the creative editing process.   However, October was a busy family photography month for…

Changing Seasons – October

October has been a wonderful fall month with mild temperatures.  I love the fall.  As nature prepares to go dormant for the winter, it puts on one last dazzling display of colors.  Click on any image above to view a larger version.