Tuesday, October 12, 2010

What, pray tell, have I been doing of late, you may be asking; or not.

Besides sitting on the patio and reading Moby Dick, Starting my "new" job in Massena and getting back into my gym routine, I've spent the weekend sucking up the perfect fall days watching nature's quilting party and imaging the newly created quilt of russet and gold blanketing the ground as she snuggles in for the long winter to come.

Oh, and yesterday I started cleaning up the vegetable garden.  I decided to leave the marigolds in their profuse splendor until we get a frost; which is scheduled to arrive tonight while I'm on call in Massena.


Blogger evalinn said...

We have the same flowers at my country cottage, I didn´t know what they were called in English. And yes, we´re keeping them too, though any night now the frost will be here.

7:54 AM  
Blogger kathi harris said...

The autumn colors r beautiful, aren't they?

1:05 PM  
Blogger kathew said...

Fall is gorgeous and I too am cleaning up the vege garden! Cheers!

1:25 PM  
Blogger willow said...

Nice to hear you're enjoying Moby Dick. I think it's about time to pop in the movie!

1:53 PM  
Blogger Rene/ Not The Rockefellers said...

all beautiful...but you're gonna need a bigger boat

3:58 PM  
Blogger Jingle said...

these images are superb.

8:54 PM  
Blogger Kristen Haskell said...

Great images. Moby Dick that is an undertaking for sure!

9:23 PM  
Blogger ~T~ said...

I love "nature's quilting party"!

12:58 AM  
Blogger joanny said...

Congratulations on your new job, so do you have a window over looking the overlooking the great St. Lawrence River? Watch out Moby may show up...

Beautiful photo's of your home and garden.


6:27 AM  
Blogger PEA said...

I will be back to catch up on your posts but right now I just wanted to invite you to my birthday party on my blog...get ready to do the jitterbug:-) xoxo

9:22 AM  
Blogger joanny said...


thanks for the 'home coming' I missed that part of the world in all of its beauty and splendor.


5:56 PM  
Blogger Gabriela Abalo said...

I love marigolds -so keep them for as long as u can :)

Nice to know you are doing great

keep enjoying :)

1:09 PM  
Blogger Churlita said...

Gorgeous Fall images. My marigolds are so beautiful right now too. I think I'll try to thin out my irises this weekend and pick my tomatoes, before our first real frost.

1:55 PM  
Blogger Suz said...

Oh I have enjoyed my visit with you today Rel,very much!
..what a whale

5:45 PM  
Blogger Crafty Green Poet said...

lovely autumn colours and marigolds

3:33 PM  
Blogger Kim said...

You make such interesting and poetical comments on Willow's blog..so I had to look you up and I'm glad I did!

3:43 PM  

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