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October 26, 2014

Strolltober?

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I’m sliding in at the last moment to participate in Robin’s Walktober. Life’s busy pace really hasn’t slowed down but I am not complaining! But that is my reason for only having a “mini-stroll” to share with you rather than a nice meandering walk like I would prefer. In the middle of a busy but wonderful day yesterday, I took a few moments to enjoy some warm autumn sunshine and have a little stroll. These are iPhone photos that I’m using once again. (I can hear the Canon Rebel grumbling in the corner).

In the middle of many errands and preparations for a wonderful dinner with great friends at my house last night, I decided to stroll by our local pond and enjoy a breather of fresh air and sunshine.
Color and reflection

It was about 65 degrees yesterday and I took a few moments to appreciate that as I ambled the tiny beach.
Autumn pond

There is a pretty path that goes a little further into the trees surrounding the pond, but I knew I didn’t have the time to spare to walk it on this particular day. This is the entrance to it.
The path not taken

Instead I enjoyed the leaves and the light floating on the water…
Sunshine on the water

…and breathing deeply and remembering that life is good.
Sparkling water

Thank you Robin for once again hosting Walktober.

16 Comments »

  1. It was a lovely stroll – can you believe 65 at the end of October?!

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    Comment by Carol — October 26, 2014 @ 10:18 am | Reply

    • Thanks Carol. 65 was a wonderful respite from the chill that is starting to seep in.

      Comment by Karma — October 26, 2014 @ 6:08 pm | Reply

  2. This was fun to read…to imagine your stroll. Like Carol, I paused with the “65 degrees”. We had a day like that yesterday–a small miracle! Happy fall, Karma.

    Comment by Kathy — October 26, 2014 @ 1:40 pm | Reply

    • Thank you Kathy, and happy fall to you too!

      Comment by Karma — October 26, 2014 @ 6:09 pm | Reply

  3. You’re welcome, Karma. And thank you for strolling along. It was a beautiful walk. I love that sunbeam you captured and your fall colors are lovely. 🙂

    Comment by Robin — October 30, 2014 @ 3:52 pm | Reply

    • Thanks Robin. Days like that one are good ones to remember when the chill of late autumn begins to creep in, as it inevitably will.

      Comment by Karma — November 1, 2014 @ 12:55 pm | Reply

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  5. Isn’t it something that we have to be reminded to stop and look around these days! I enjoyed your stroll…let’s go on another soon!

    Comment by Dawn — October 30, 2014 @ 8:51 pm | Reply

    • Thanks Dawn. I’m sure my own furry prince and princess would be quite peeved to know that I took this one without them! They are overdue for a nice long walk.

      Comment by Karma — November 1, 2014 @ 12:55 pm | Reply

  6. Extra peaceful … love the next to the last pic!

    Comment by aFrankAngle — October 30, 2014 @ 9:07 pm | Reply

    • Thanks for stopping by and commenting Frank! And thank you for the kind comment. Hoping to make the rounds and check out all the Walktober walks myself very soon.

      Comment by Karma — November 1, 2014 @ 12:58 pm | Reply

  7. Water is the most relaxing healer for me. Nice you have this sweet spot to escape to!

    Comment by Eliza Waters — October 30, 2014 @ 9:58 pm | Reply

    • Thank you Eliza and thanks for stopping by and commenting.

      Comment by Karma — November 1, 2014 @ 12:59 pm | Reply

  8. A mini stroll! Just my kind of stroll. I liked the pace and I enjoyed the photos. I particularly liked the leaves on the water. Thank you for taking us along.

    Comment by Corina — November 1, 2014 @ 11:56 pm | Reply

    • Thank you Corina, and thanks for taking the time to visit and comment on my blog.🙂

      Comment by Karma — November 2, 2014 @ 3:59 pm | Reply

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