Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Daily Walk, New Sights

Yesterday, it was the most gorgeous weather for my daily walk, with my puppy. I like walking in all seasons, but I think that this time of year is my favorite, with the bright blue skies and perfect temperatures. When I walk, it is my time to just let everything else leave my mind, but what I am seeing and experiencing in nature. My puppy, Cooper and I have our routine as we walk; many times taking the same path, but always noticing different things. Yesterday, the changing seasons were evident and I paused to capture some of these in photos.

Some of the smaller trees , are already changing colors and the leaves looked spectacular against the blue sky.

This ragweed's pretty yellow flowers caught my eye as I made my way along the walking path.

These berries have recently made an appearance in some of the thickly wooded areas.

Just a hint of yellow leaves stand out in this sunny green patch.

Cooper was very patient on this walk, as I stopped to take photos, but she would much rather look for squirrels, than pretty leaves :-)

Sometimes, it is worth it to take your time and notice the new sights that suddenly appear in the midst of your daily routine. Have a lovely day today!

 

Vicki

 

Linking with A Southern DayDreamer, A Rural Journal, Raindrops and Daisies, Mockingbird Hill Cottage

 

35 comments:

  1. I am SO enjoying this weather:) It is nice to pause and enjoy the day, whatever the weather! Have a blessed day dear friend, HUGS!

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  2. He is adorable! I am enjoying this weather too.

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    1. Cooper is a girl - we liked the name and thought it would be cute for a girl too :-)

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  3. I used to love the hot summers, now (in my old age) Fall is my favorite!!

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  4. Cooper is so cute! My dogs would rather chase the squirrels too than stop for photos!

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  5. Cooper is such a cute pup, Vicki! Love your "yellow." just perfect for e season. Thanks for visiting Walk and Click Wednesdays! ;->

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  6. Such a cute pup...I love this time of year with the colors changing and the crisp air. Have a wonderful fall day!

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  7. My Malibu is a squirrel chaser too - she is just too funny!

    I can't believe the leaves are changing already! Summer is for sure on its way out - and I'm ok with that.

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  8. I loved taking a cyber tour with Cooper. Fall is expressing itself in the mid-west with the maples turning color and piers and boats being taken out of the water before it is too cold to do so. See you next time.
    Joyce M

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  9. Funny how so many of us walk with our dogs :)

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  10. Hi there! I found you on the Blog Hop and I'm now a new follower. I'd love a follow back at sugarplumsandlollipops.blogspot.com and Pinterest. I follow all my Pinterest followers :)

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  11. Hi, What a nice day you had out walking with your puppy, Cooper. He is so cute. Now, Pretty yellow flowers, I know what the culprit ragweed looks like. A pretty flowering plant causes Allergy symptoms for many of us in the spring and Fall.

    Happy Outdoor Wednesday! This is my first posting.

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  12. My dog looooooves the cool fall air, cant wait to get some it down this way! Thanks for sharing :)

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  13. How true this is! We tend to breeze by familiar places and forget to take in the details. A walk in pleasant weather is always a good way to appreciate all that is around us. Love Cooper! Ann

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  14. Cooper steals the show! Love your post ~ we are of 'like minds' ~ love to walk and take the world in and nature's gift ~ Wow leaves turning already? We live MA ~ very leaves turning ~ it comes fast enough ~ I try to enjoy each season ~ (A Creative Harbor)

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  15. It's so nice to have good company on an Autumn walk. Lovely photos of your neighborhood. :)

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  16. Lindo passeio bem acompanhada!! beijos,chica

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  17. Beautiful photos! I have this week off and am planning to take some photo walks with my golden retriever, Sunny. Cooper is such a cutie!

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  18. Tens razão semore bom parar e apreciar a paizagem, ...nos relaxa!
    abraços!!!

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  19. Vicki, it's as if you're channeling our walk yesterday! We took a walk around our property with our dog, Scout. Ragweed everywhere - I loved the splash of yellow in the autumn light. Leaves beginning to change and berries on our pokeweed plants.

    Thanks so much for joining in today!

    xo
    Claudia

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  20. Such a sweet pup. I'll bet she loves taking you for a walk.
    Balisha

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  21. I love this time of year. The light outside is so soft and everything is changing. I just found and followed you from Claudia's Party. So nice to meet you.

    Laura

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  22. What a nice walk! I love this time of year!

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  23. Sweet, sweet baby! I looks so lovely where you live!
    Cheers, Andrea

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  24. You are right about noticing things - I'm sure you'll see something new every day.

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  25. Hi Vicki! Cooper is so darling. I was completely drawn in by her adorable face. It's so nice to meet you. I am your newest follower. Stop by for a visit sometime. Have a great weekend.

    Hug,
    Susan and Bentley

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  26. Hi Vicki! I agree that we need to open our eyes and see things that we take for granted in our everyday worlds! I like taking my dog walking too, as she notices things I might have passed by. I'm looking forward to exploring more of your blog! Linda

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  27. Awwww. What a sweetie. :D I have four little doggies and we enjoy them so much.

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  28. Those moments of beauty are so wonderful when we let them happen, Vicki. What a wonderful way to spend your time with little Cooper! This is the perfect time of year for walking outside and enjoying nature. I love to see people walking aroundwithout their phones or iPods .. just looking at the world and marvelling at it.

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