Monthly Archives: October 2011

Come, take a walk…

Take a walk on a sunny-blue-sky day in North Chagrin Reservation… Northeast Ohio is at its best in the month of October when living on the south shore of Lake Erie is truly a blessing.

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Scenes from the Arboretum

Except for cold fingers and toes, this was a good day for a walk in the Arboretum. The chilly air and grey skies must have discouraged visitors because I didn’t meet up with too many other walkers, but the scenery … Continue reading

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Cabbage white

We haven’t seen much sun recently. Even the little cabbage white butterfly was enjoying the novelty on this sunny Sunday afternoon.

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Sentinel

At the edge of the marsh, this tree towers over the cattails, grasses and reeds. Standing like a sentinel at its post, it is remarkable in all seasons, but I like it best in the fall, even when most of … Continue reading

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Hallelujah, a sunny day!

After almost a week of cool and rainy, mostly-below-70-degrees days, the sun came out. What a beautiful day this turned into! So after church Bob, Gulliver and I took a walk in the Holden Arboretum. ¬†We saw a hummingbird, lots … Continue reading

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Rainy weather again!

After a very wet weekend, Monday dawned with sunshine and blue skies. Then came Tuesday…more grey skies and chilly temperatures. The transition from summer to fall is seemingly speeding ahead like an express freight train headed down the track. Just … Continue reading

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The edge of the marsh

There wasn’t enough time in my schedule today for a long walk at the Arboretum, so I visited Sanctuary Marsh at North Chagrin Reservation instead. The sky was overcast for most of the day and the light was pretty dull … Continue reading

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Sharing the joy

Joy is what I felt as I wandered in the Holden Arboretum today. The fall colors are at their peak, and the vibrant reds, yellows, and oranges are beyond belief. We live in an amazing creation, and I believe we … Continue reading

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Busy day!

We started the day with a (long) drive down country for Michael’s cross-country meet at the Trumbull County fairgrounds. We drove through Lake County, then Geauga County, and finally Trumbull County. Along the way we enjoyed the wonderful fall colors … Continue reading

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All of a sudden…

All of a sudden it’s autumn, and the colors, especially the reds, are amazing. It must have something to do with all the cold and rainy weather Mother Nature inflicted on us for the past couple of weeks. This week, … Continue reading

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