10/11/10

Fall Walk

This is the reason I live in the Midwest. Well, one of many reasons:














I normally walk at a different time of day, but am so glad I decided to take a long walk late yesterday afternoon. The leaves are simply stunning this time of year! And the smell of them when your shoes crunch through them on the sidewalk...Oh! Intoxicating! So of course I wanted to share that with you, especially if you live in an area that doesn't have quite the vibrant change of seasons.

10 comments:

Sue said...

Gorgeous pictures! I do have a large tree, whose canopy takes up my entire back yard (TINY yard). You go outside on a sunny day, when the leaves have turned a bright yellow and oh my! Beautiful! And when they have all fallen, one day I will come home from work and discover that the landscaper hired by my HOA has come with a leaf blower and blown them all away!

I understand how addictive Facebook is and don't blame you. Did you see any of my new baby pictures before you disconnected??!!

Missouri Michael said...

Wow, the leaves where you live are beautiful. Ours in southern Missouri are just now beginning to change colors, and won't be the most vibrant for another couple of weeks. Usually I dread it, as it means several months of gray bare trees, but your photos have me looking forward to it!

Zootsuitmama said...

Those pix are awesome! My big sugar maple in the back yard is getting really pretty now! It just happens so fast! Zootsuitmama in Missouri

Nong Yang said...

I know exactly what you mean about the fall weather in the midwest. It is beautiful, and I love the chilly weather even more. :) It's the one reminder I can always count on that winter is on it's way.

Sorry to hear about your Facebook closing. I used to get out of hand with the gaming apps...I had to block everything to keep myself from wasting so much time. But glad to hear that you will be posting again more. :)

Sonya --Dime Store Thrift said...

Sue, I didn't get to see the baby pics...you will have to email them to me!

Michael, It does make you appreciate the changing of the seasons:)

Zoot, these leaves are going to be down within a week, it DOES go too fast!

Nong, thanks for commenting! Don't even get me STARTED on Tetrus. (sp?) It is dangerous for me:) Imagine if I would've started growing in Farmville! You might have never heard from me again, haha!

Ninny said...

You're way ahead of us in the timeline of changing leaves. Ours won't turn until November!

I know what you mean about FB....life as I know it stands still while I lurk everyone's comments and click that stupid "like" button. Such a waste of precious time and life is too short for that. Thank you for being the brave person you are....and giving me the push I needed for clicking "delete!" Afterall, you might have missed a gorgeous fall walk if you were still liking that like button!

Liz

Sonya --Dime Store Thrift said...

Ninny, Thank You. Thankyou, thankyou, thankyou. Maybe I can start thinking of myself as being Brave and not Extremely Embarrassed about how much time I devoted to it last week. You are very kind.

Barbara at Oodles and Oodles said...

I found this really interesting, Sonya. Sometimes I think I'm the only person in the world who ISN'T on Facebook - but everyone I know who is on Facebook feels like they spend more time than they want to on it. So I'll remain Facebook-free, as long as I can!

Sonya --Dime Store Thrift said...

Barbara...I am so proud of you for not giving in to the pressure:) I was SHOCKED when I realized how much time was spent there. And the realization of not being able to get that time back was horrifying! For me, anyway. I would so much rather be glittering something!

Melinda9 said...

I saw on Urban Dictionary they have a phrase for it now - 'facebook fever'!