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…

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…

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…

WPC – Magic

For those of us heading into winter, this may not seem so magical.  However, last year while hiking after a heavy snow, the forest had transformed into a magical place.  All of the branches were heavy with snow & bent in toward the trail.  Despite the cold, I could not help but stop & take…

Weekly Photo Challenge – Fresh

When you cannot make a choice of which picture to post, I say go with both.  Which is your favorite? A fern frond unfolding on the forest floor of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. ~ April 2012~ A spring tulip in our backyard.  ~April 2013~

Sustainable Sunday – Staying warm in the winter

~ For the biweekly series entitled “Sustainable Sunday”, I will be covering topics concerning our lifestyle in the country.  In January 2015 we moved from the city where we had less than half of an acre to a property in the country with 107 acres.  Our cabin in the woods is less than 800 square…