Fall Pics

Hey, ya’ll! I’m still blogging! Hurrah! =D We’ll see if I can keep up this good streak, huh? Thanks so much to those of you who have been leaving me comments. I appreciate it so much! I think that comments always make people happy. Here are a couple of questions for you to answer in the event that you don’t have a comment to leave after reading my post:

  • What are your plans for this weekend, if any?
  • What do you love about fall?

My answers to these questions are: For this weekend I’m hoping to be able to hang out with my good friend Erin. She lives about an hour away from me, but there’s a family who goes to our church that live out near her. So what I’m hoping will work out is this: There’s a youth activity tomorrow night and the M’s are planning on coming. So I’ll ride home with them, spend the weekend with Erin, then get a ride with the M’s back to church on Sunday morning. The only thing that might ruin my beautiful plan is the weather… We’ll see how it goes.

My favorite part of fall is pretty much everything, but especially the weather. And leaves crunching under my feet. I love the colors all around and the crisp air. I love drinking hot tea or apple cider on a fall morning. Fall is just my favorite season! I just now realized that I keep saying ‘fall’ in spite of the fact that I think the word autumn is much nicer… Anyhow, on Monday I posted and mentioned to ya’ll what a gorgeous autumn we’re having. I don’t recall whether or not I actually said this, but it was inspiring weather. The type that makes me want to go outside and write poems or stories. As I hadn’t taken any pictures yet, I determined that I would post later in the week with pictures of our lovely fall. Here is a sample of what procrastination does to such a post:




I had wanted to get some pictures of the trees and snowdrifts in our back yard, but our back door was frozen closed… so I went around to go through the gate, but this is what I saw:


The ice didn’t show up too well in the picture, but the gate is pretty stuck, too.


DSC02840Not the most flattering picture I’ve taken of myself, but here is yours truly, blogger (on occasion lol) and photographer. =D




DSC02844What’s still visible of our raspberry bushes. I guess we won’t have fresh raspberries ’til next summer. =(

The next part of my morning was to warm up –



So… Happy Fall, everyone! =D


3 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by JoAnna T. on October 29, 2009 at 9:26 pm

    Oooh. . .I know what you mean about picture procrastination–only in my case, what happened was most of the leaves fell off a tree I wanted to photograph. . .during the time period of just one windy day. *sigh*

    That tea looks awfully good. That’s a flavor I don’t think I’ve noticed before. I’m going to have to look for it next time I’m at the grocery store. 🙂


  2. I know what you mean about comments, so… I’m commenting! haha I still like the pic you have of the tree, the snow is gorgeous!!! and I enjoyed your comment about inspiring weather, you have a way with words m’dear! =)


  3. Posted by Kyrstin on October 30, 2009 at 2:07 pm

    LOL Emily. I was wondering if you got that snow. Enjoy the rest of your fall. =P

    Let’s see. Plans this weekend: None…
    Favorite thing about fall: The crisp air =D


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