Shades of Brown

Various shades of brown can be found in nature’s palette. These earthy hues provide a richness and warmth that can be soothing to the soul.

“Nature gives to every time and season unique beauty; from morning to night, as from the cradle to the grave, it’s just a succession of changes so soft and comfortable that we hardly notice the progress.” ~ Charles Dickens


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“… we can easily ignore the beauty hidden in the twigs, weeds, and overcrowded growth. Yet there is beauty present, when we take the time to soak it in, think about it, and be grateful for it.”  ~John Mertz

Weeds and wildflowers

I enjoy the variety of weeds and wildflowers that grow along our country road.  They add character and beauty to the landscape that can easily be overlooked.

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“A simple wildflower on a no name day means more to me than a dozen roses on a Hallmark holiday.”  ~Lysa TerKeurst

A Yellow theme

On my walks this week, the yellows of this season as summer fades into autumn have really been popping out and catching my attention.  Here are a few photos from those country road walks.

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“Autumn carries more gold in its pocket than all the other seasons.”  ~Jim Bishop




“It gives one a sudden start in going down a barren stoney street to see upon a narrow strip of grass just within the iron fence the radiant dandelion shining in the grass like a spark dropped from the sun.”  ~Henry Ward Beecher