Friday, October 11, 2013

A Week of Randomness

We're still in the midst of remodeling.
Patience is a much-needed commodity.


I removed everything from my entry wall for the painters.
My husband suggests I replace the antique photos of relatives
with some of my own photography.
Mmmm - we'll see.



I admire the perseverance of the Bristlecone Pine.
Though gnarled and bent, it yields and endures.
(However, lately, I'm less like the tree and more like the cones - bristly!)


Early in the week, I hiked a path of gold.
Thank goodness for the time I spend outdoors.
It renews my spirit.



Snow clouds approached yesterday as I took my walk.
This morning Angelica, my garden angel, wore a white shawl and muff.


I met a black bear on the trail this week.
I wrote about the encounter at Live and Learn.
I'm glad to say both the bear and I survived.

Thank you to my blog friend, Nancy,
who hosts

14 comments:

  1. holy smokes...

    well, i think the pine tree photo would be a great one to start with on your 'new' wall of frames. :)

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  2. Oh your world is beautiful. Be careful out there that is a mighty big bear paw print. Beautiful photos. B

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  3. Oh your world is beautiful. Be careful out there that is a mighty big bear paw print. Beautiful photos. B

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  4. Gorgeous shots , as always Barb.
    Good luck on the remodeling.
    I think some of your own photography would be splendid as it's beautiful.

    Happy weekend to you ~

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  5. What a lovely snow angel! Wispy and not a bit bristly. :)

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  6. Yowsers -- a bear? I'll have to go read that pronto.

    Glad you and the bear survived the encounter! xo

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  7. Hi, Barb!
    I always like your photos. Those antique photos of your relatives are also lovely. Wow, big footprints of the bear! Be careful!
    Tomoko

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  8. I went back to check your bear encounter and I can only say "Good Grief." Your calm was amazing.
    As for the pictures, relatives deserve a place but I agree with your husband, your photos definitely deserve being displayed. Maybe a compromise?

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  9. I think you should display your work, too. Good idea, Bob!
    Love you muted fall colors.

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  10. I absolutely agree, you should hang some of your art work, I am sure the relatives won't mind at all. I had several of my pieces done on canvas and love them. I will forward you their latest sale, they are extremely reasonable & fast. Do it, you will enjoy it. And snow, again?? It is coming, ready or not, but I think you are ready. Hugs.

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  11. What a good idea to put your own photos there on the entry wall. And if these are any indication, I think your husband was 'spot on' Barb.
    Isn't it wonderful walking through a forested area....so very cleansing indeed.

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  12. I agree with your husband and the other commenters - that your work would look good there. You have so much to choose from! Although, your current display of the relatives has interest and appeal. What a creative idea to hang other objects in the midst.

    How about he bear prints on the wall? lol

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  13. Your pictures are beautiful enough for anyone's wall. The garden angel is so sweet with her white scarf....

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