Even though cooler weather has arrived, several butterflies are still lingering around, tempted by a variety of wildflowers that are currently in bloom.
“Beautiful and graceful, varied and enchanting, small but approachable, butterflies lead you to the sunny side of life, and everyone deserves a little sunshine.” ~Jeffrey Glassberg
A demonstration at a local Fall Folklore Jamboree showing traditional farming skills during the 19th and early 20th centuries using mules and horses.
Mules plowing a field.
Horses pulling a log.
“Some people dream of success … while others wake up and work hard at it.” ~Unknown
The weather was perfect this past weekend for a drive to Reelfoot Lake. Every time we go, there is always something beautiful to see.
“This is a wonderful day. And I have never seen this one ever before.” ~Maya Angelou
With all the noisy distractions going on in the world right now, sometimes it’s nice just to retreat to a quiet bench in my backyard to watch the goings-on of the gray squirrel family.
“My whole thing is to entertain, make people laugh and to forget about the real world for awhile.” ~Dan Aykroyd
I like to go walking in the morning when the morning glories are in full bloom. They are one of the little wildflowers that always seem to make my heart feel glad.
“Love the simple joys of life that put a smile upon your face, a light in your eyes and happiness in your heart.” ~Unknown
A few of the insects that I have seen over the last several months.
“There is nothing insignificant in the world. It all depends on the point of view. ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A waxing crescent moon and Venus, in the west-southwest part of the sky shortly before sunset on October 3, 2016. The two brightest heavenly bodies in the sky reflecting the light of the sun. A pretty sight to see at the close of the day.
“Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.” ~Dr. Seuss
A few shots from a recent trip to Reelfoot Lake State Park.
“Five frogs are sitting on a log. Four decide to jump off. How many are left? Five, because deciding is different than doing.” ~Unknown
There is no season when such pleasant and sunny spots may be lighted on, and produce so pleasant an effect on the feelings, as now in October. – Nathaniel Hawthorne