Wednesday, October 19, 2011

My Own Back Yard

Last Sunday we went to see Miss Baby on the way home we stopped at a little turn out that we have driven past a thousand times. As you can see our foliage is just about gone. That peak is Mr chocoura.                                   
 Why we have never stopped before is beyond me sometimes we take our own back yard for granted.
 this is the wooden bridge we stood on to take the pictures.
 Such pretty wood work.
My daughter and I made a trade. I gave her a treadmill and she gave me a gate leg table. I got the better deal!
 I know I have shown this mat before but it is all I have out for Halloween. our decorations are sparse this year.
 my one purchase was this Christmas runner .50 a deal. I have seen so many things I would have bought but I am packing things away to get the house ready to super clean for when  David comes home after his transplant.
It is a rainy cold night, the wind is blowing and I am happy I am sitting in this nice warm house waiting for the water to heat for a tea.
Make time to relax, be still, and enjoy your solitude,indulging in much-needed self-care....Doreen Virtue,PhD


Rugs and Pugs said...

Cathy ~
Such a beautiful, serene view!
Love that Halloween rug of yours.
Thinking good thoughts & sending prayers for you and David.
Pug hugs :)

Rebecca said...

Nice trade. Love your halloween decoration too.

From Beyond My Kitchen Window said...

What gorgeous photos. I love the photo before the one on the bridge. When ever we go up to see my daughter we always say how beautiful it is up there. Good luck with the super clean.

Larkrise garden girl said...

What a great post . I loved your mountain and the scenery.The hooked mat and table were great to look at.Enjoy your tea. Cheri

yaya said...

Love the table and mat. I think we do forget that sometimes the best views are right in our own areas. I find that out when we have visitors and we take them out and about. I forget how many fun things we do have around here. Have a good week. We've got the cold and rain too...I think it's suppose to stop raining by this weekend but I think the cold is here to stay!

Orange Sink said...

Awesome post Cathy! I can feel your calm and preparation! So very good!
I love the wooden bridge and those views!
I am going to put the kettle on myself!
Cathy G

camp and cottage living said...

Yes, I'd definitely rather have the table than the treadmill!
You live in a gorgeous area. And I'd love to have a porch railing for my cabin made like that bridge

Pat said...

Isn't it amazing the things we see everyday that we don't really see?

Rachel said...

What a beautiful place! I'd say you got the better end of your trade too! lol ~ hope you enjoyed your tea! Take care.

The Barn Door said...

What a gorgeous view from the very cool looking bridge!! I love the rug, I don't think I've ever seen it before.

Courtney said...

That is a beautiful mountain, isn't it? Great table...much better end of the trade, I'd say! Your rug is wonderful. I love the background color! I only have one Halloween rug out...I haven't finished the other one yet! Prayers to you both!

Rose H (UK) said...

What astounding scenery Cathy! You certainly live in a beautiful place.
Love the drop leaf table and you mat is too cute! Your Christmas table will look swell with the runner too.
Hope the transplant details are running smoothly and all goes well.
Best wishes
Rose H

jennifer768 said...

Yes I think you got the better end of the deal! LOL!What an amazing view!Love the bridge ,can't begin to imagine the time it took to build it.Have a blessed day,Jen

Donna said...

You live in such a pretty area!! That bridge is so neat. I know what you mean though...we lived here for 20 years before I saw some gorgeous areas near us that are only 10 minutes from home! That's BAD, I admit.
Love your table...a true treasure!

Dog Trot Farm said...

Beautiful scenery, beautiful old wooden bridge. Love the Halloween rug, the pattern looks very vintage. Gate leg table or treadmill? I'd say you got the better end of the deal! Keeping you in my prayers, Julie.

Ocean Breezes and Country Sneezes said...

Looks like you scored on your visit to see Miss Baby! I think you got a great deal! I also love that rug! It's just lovely!

Will you have any help with your "super clean?" Hopefully some of your friends will lend a hand.


annie said...

Beautiful scenery. I just love that table, and the mat. God's blessings upon David & you.

Ron aka TheOldGeezer said...

Great scenic photos. It's amazing how we get used to our surroundings and sometimes can miss the beauty that's right in our own backyard.

God Bless and have a Wonderful Weekend :-)

~Ron - *The Old Geezer Blog

deb said...

ok I would be at that wooden bridge everyday...heaven!!!
that would give up all my decorations just for the Halloween mat...its awesome!!!!

Kathy said...

Gorgeous view! The bridge is wonderful. I'd love to visit! The mat and the runner are terrific!
Hope you have a great weekend,

Grandma Yellow Hair said...

Beautiful place to visit glad you stopped.
I have hardly any decorations out this year either. I have been just too busy with the house in town to work on decorating.
Your mat is really wonderful
I do think you got the better deal with the table. hahaha