Monday, October 13, 2008

Happy Thanksgiving

I wish this pic didn't have the power wires showing, but I took it from the road, as I didn't want to step right into my neighbour's property. You can see how much the leaves have changed since last Sunday's posting.
Here are some other trees in my neighbourhood. It was beautiful and sunny on Saturday when I took them. A rare treat on Thanksgiving weekend to have such warmth; unfortunately, the sun has bleached the leaves and they don't look quite so crisp.

I have a lot to be thankful for - I hope you do too.
Happy Thanksgiving everyone!


Cheryl said...

Wendy you have captured the essence of autumn perfectly....the colours are so beautiful......if we just take time to look does not make our troubles disappear but it restores our souls a little......

Beverly said...

I never cease to be in awe of the wonder of creation. Being with Ella in October is especially wonderful with the fall colors all around.

Abbasgirl said...

Beautiful!!!! I love fall. I put out pumpkins over the weekend.

Ruth said...

Lovely colour and sunlight to show it off. Happy Thanksgiving to you and special that you say that when others in your situation would complain.

Wendy said...

Hi Cheryl, It certainly restores the soul - you got that right! I do love walking around and absorbing all the wonderful sights and sounds of the season.

Hi Bev, I agree totally. Mother Nature really is awesome, isn't she?

Wendy said...

HI Annette - I love pumpkins too! I found this year that they were too heavy for me to carry, so I just admire every else's.

Hi Ruth, oh, I do plenty of complaining, but I do feel thankful and blessed. Thank you and Happy Thanksgiving to you as well.

Mimi said...

Wendy, thank you so much for sharing everything. It takes so much to do this and I am thankful that there are people as real as you in the world. Happy Thanksgiving to you, too!

Morning Glories in Round Rock said...

Oh Wendy! Your pictures are beautiful. Thank you for sharing a bit of autumn and Thanksgiving with us. This is the time of year that I get homesick for the changing seasons.

Wendy said...

Hi Mimi - thank you so much for your kind words. I am pleasantly surprised.

Hi morningglories - you are very welcome to enjoy the changing seasons with me. I am glad to have you for a friend.

Shammickite said...

I hope you had a good thanksgiving weekend, the weather was glorious here, blue blue sky showing off the red and gold leaves, beautiful!

Grammy said...

I just love your pictures. I hope your Thanksgiving was wonderful too.
Be blessed my friend.

Grammy said...

Oh it's one of those days I can not even spell my own man. Sorry hehehe

beckie said...

What lovely autumnal colors! Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving.

Morning Glories in Round Rock said...

Dear Wendy--I feel so blessed to have you for a friend. I never imagined when I started blogging that I would count among my friends people I have never actually met! Hope you are having a good day. -jenny

marmee said...

come on over to my place you have been tagged!

beautiful tree photos even avec wires. i absolutely love the autumnal colours.

Nancy Douglas said...

Isn't God's beauty astounding? It never ceases to amaze me. Thanks!

Bear Naked said...

Belated Happy Thanksgiving from our house to yours.

I'm stuffed (do you need any turkey leftovers?)

Bear((( )))

Wendy said...

Hi shammickite - yes, we did, tks. The colours are awesome, aren't they?

Hi Grammy, don't worry, we all have those days. Thanks for stopping by. Blessings to you too.

Hi Beckie - thank you. Hope you are enjoying the autumnal colours too.

Wendy said...

Hi Jenny, I feel blessed to have you for a friend too. I never imagined that blogging would bring so many good people together. So many with the same thoughts and values. Thanks for being you.

Hi Marmee - tks for the tag. Will be over to see you.

Hi Nancy, oh yes, I agree. We are surrounded by natural beauty - if only we take time to appreciate it.

Hi BearNaked, no tks on the left-over turkey. I've had too many turkey adventures this weekend.
The short version: bought a frozen turkey which tasted disgusting, so threw it away. Bought a fresh turkey (time factor), but it was too small, so I also cooked a chicken and mixed both turkey and chicken on the same platter. Nobody noticed. Everybody thought it was delicious. Whew!
Happy Thanksgiving to you too.

Sandra Evertson said...


Q said...

Dear Wendy,
I am so grateful I have met you. Your pictures are lovely.
My trees are just starting to turn.
Happy Thanksgiving.

Grammy said...

Just stopped by to say Hi. I was thinking of you today. Hope all is well.
By the way My real name is Ernestine. But every one calls me Ernie or E for short.

Carin Fuchs said...

Funny thing: Thanksgiving and how different it is celebrated around the world and even the times when its celebrated differ greatly!
But - gladly - we don't have the turkey tradition so are spared the high dramas like you had with your 'frozen - bird'. LOL LOL

Love your wonderful autumn pictures, isn't the smell of the dried leafes fantastic?

Lots of hugs

Wendy said...

Hi Sandra, thanks for stopping by.

Hi Sherry, thanks for your good wishes. So you are at the beginning of your trees turning colours...and we are in the middle.
Isn't fall fun??

Hi Ernie, thanks for stopping by. Things have been a little busy around here. Will check out your blog tonight. Hope you are well.

Hi Carin, what no turkey? It does seem rather strange to only serve turkey at thanksgiving and christmas. I sometimes serve it at other times, but not so much.
Thanks for your compliments re autumn. Smell of autumn leaves? Well, I think I like the smell of chocolate better. LOL. Hugs back at ya.

JeanMac said...

Your pics are great.

Mary said...

Wendy, maybe in about two weeks I'll show the same beauty you have right now.

Wow. Power lines or not - it's Autumn at its best :o)


Wendy said...

Hi JeanMac, thank you.

Hi Mary, I'm looking forward to seeing your pics!