HMMMMM, SOMETHING DIFFERENT ABOUT ONE OF THOSE COWS
From my recliner early this morning I could see a fiery sunrise tickling the tops of our Pine trees. Figured we just might be in for another fine weather day, & we were.
CAUGHT ME A RED TAILED HAWK IN FLIGHT TODAY
Definitely was needing a change of scenery this morning so Pheebs & I headed off in the Jeep in search of some new roads, some new photos, & new horizons. Didn't find any new roads, did find some new photos, & with the changing Autumn leaves, our horizons were ever evolving with beginning shades of red, orange, yellow & burgundy.
OUR LEAVES ARE BEGINNING TO TURN
Area readers will be happy to know the construction at the railway overpass west of Clinton is now completed & the highway to Bayfield is once again open.
NICE NEW PAVEMENT UNDER THE OVERHEAD RAILWAY PASS
Pheebs & I stopped at a large area nature preserve north-east of Cinton (Hullett Marsh) for a short walk but didn't get too far with my sore legs. Just as well though because by the sounds of all the gunfire, hunting season is obviously in full swing. Could hear the popping thuds of shotguns & the sharp crack of rifles around us. We wisely exited the area.
THE HULLET MARSH
Had us some nice cloud formations as we rolled slowly along through southern Ontario's peaceful Sunday morning countryside. Many of today's photos were taken right from the drivers seat. We are so fortunate living in the rural setting we do.
Had it in my mind when I woke up this morning I was not going to do a post tonight for a change. But, as so often happens, I am always drawn to my keyboard every night. I sometimes wonder when this blog novelty will wear off. Unusual for me to be doing something like this on a daily basis for so long. But, if I didn't enjoy it, I certainly wouldn't be doing it. One of the greatest things about writing a post each night here in our Sunroom, is the music I listen to. If you go to SOMA FM & scroll down to ‘Groove Salad’, this is the commercial free on-line station that plays on our computer all day long. Continuous ambient music. No interruptions, just relaxing, soothing music. For any big music lovers out here like myself, I would suggest, if you haven’t already done it, getting rid of the poor quality speakers that probably came with your desktop system & replacing them with better equipment. A decent sound system will include an essential sub-woofer. You need that to bring out the bass in your music. We have had our ALTEC LANSING system for about 15 years. Sounds great & I never sit down at the computer without it on. Music is an integral part of my post each night & I have often thought, without my music, there would probably be no blog…………………….
Our departure date is ‘still afloat’ at the moment but I have my fingers crossed that we will get out of here sometime shortly after the 14th of October. It always seems like it’s hard to nail Kelly down on a specific departure day each year. Maybe I’m sounding a bit rambunctious, but after patiently counting down the days for over 6 months…….I like to have a specific target date in mind by this point in time………………………10-4!!
GROANER'S CORNER:(( A woman walked into the kitchen to find her husband stalking around with a fly swatter. "What are you doing?" She asked. "Hunting flies" He responded. "Oh, killing any?" She asked. "Yep, 3 males, 2 females," he replied. Intrigued, she asked "How can you tell?" He responded "3 were on a beer can, 2 were on the phone."
- Tourists see the world, travelers experience it.
- Home is where your pet is:))
- "If having a soul means being able to feel
love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals
are better off than a lot of humans."
- The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails -William Arthur Ward
- The only thing better than right now will someday be the memories of right now...AL.
- It is not so much having nothing to do as it is not having the interest to do something....AL.
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