Yesterday was another magnificent fall day here..so instead of working on a few more garden beds...we decided to go for a walk in the woods...that climbs a mountain.. a small mountain..close to home..On weekends it is much busier..but during the week..very few people were met along the way..
The mountain is about 780 ft high..I have to admit I liked walking down it much better:)
The last part of the incline going up..about 100 ft..I thought oyoyoy:)
But the views are so nice..of water and fields and farmhouses.. the walk serene and glorious..with treasures to see everywhere.~
Well worth it~I had brought my Oly and I don't have a Zoom lens for it...so pardon the fuzzies at the faraway photos~
At the top is a large cross and it leaves the mind open for reflection:)
I also ordered new arrival kits PDFs from Alicia..One includes her doll of a baby Amelia in bed..they are all so so cute..if you feel like stitching and making Christmas ornaments..do go see..You know I love that blog:)
Don't be dismayed at sold out..PDFs are doable..You can find the patterns here..
It's a treat to myself..and it is fun making an ornament thinking of that person.You sense who enjoys hand stitched..
On the menu one gorgeous day..I made Ricardo's Chicken and Corn Chowder served in Buttercup squash bowls..It's a meal in itself..
My notes..I used 1 slice of bacon cut in half per bowl.. and removed the bacon from the bowls to crisp up outside the bowl..The cups are left w/ an awesome jus and you add the hot soup to that..it all mixes so deliciously together and taking bites of the tender squash along w/ the soup is lovely.
Added a few croûtons :)Because..I just like that..I did toast some seeds to add as a garnish but don't..hard like rocks:)
So I didn't add~And I would not be adverse to adding a touch of Thyme to this hearty fall soup.
He's magic that Ricardo~.
Enjoy the weekend~
PS..I ...forgot to mention.. as I am one post away fro 800..?!I just happend to see 799th post..that this would be the perfect time to say what I always think..Thank You Blogger.
Do they have any idea how much pleasure they have brought into the lives of so many?
When someone suggested I start a blog in 2009..I thought I will never know what to post about..800 posts later..It seems that things still happen..
It turned out to be a great thing for me in more ways than one...
It made me get to know some awesome people...I can access recipes..remember moments.. refer to things.. learn..share..etc..
It really really has been a huge blessing.I am sure so many of us feel this way.
So I have no idea where to send a thank you note..But my husband having just said .."It's marvelous how you can add a post from anywhere and any computer etc.. " Merveilleux!
I agree..Blogger..you are Merveilleux..Thank You.