Monday, November 8, 2010


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Fall used to be my favorite season. I was raised in the middle of 17 acres of woods and my grandparents owned about 30 acres right across the road from us. I loved bundling up and walking through the woods hearing the leaves crunching beneath my feet. When I was in high school, I also hosted a camp-out each November where we pitched tents, played capture the flag and served up weenies and eggs for supper and breakfast for about 18-20 of my closest friends.

I don't know if my blood is thinner or it's just that I don't have the woods right at my doorstep any longer, but the cold weather is no longer something I look forward to. Regardless of that fact, I can't help but see the beauty of God's paintbrush all around me in the fall and be thankful, cold weather and all!


  1. I hear you! I feel the same way about winter, I am so much more sensitive when it comes to cold weather now!

  2. I'm with you on the being cold part; I've found that drinking something warm like coffee or hot cocoa are the best ways to instantly warm up (when I can't soak in a hot tub, that is!). I love the light and texture of this photo.


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