Vacation…

 

We are back after a 15 day vacation.  My husband had a business meeting in Seattle so we (the whole family plus Grammy ~ 10 people in all) spent a couple of days hanging around there and then we crossed on the ferry and started our Highway 101 adventure!  We toured through parts of Olympic National Park and then followed the coast down to San Francisco and then cut across California, Nevada and Idaho to make it back to Bozeman, MT just in time for my husband to have another business meeting then headed home.  This is one of the thousands of pictures I took on our little trip and was taken in Olympic National Park….

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A Little Bit Fallish…

 

The temperatures have dropped and we have had a few killing freezes already in northwest Montana.  A few flowers are still doing well though….

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Most of the leaves here are still green but some of the shrubs are starting to change….

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  Go find the beauty in your day…

 

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Today’s Flowers

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The vibrant colors of fall were all around us until this past weekend when we had a severe weather alert.  While we didn’t receive any snow, we did have high winds that pretty much disrobed the trees of their glorious colors.  😦  I’m afraid the long  winter months are just around the corner.  I always look forward to winter and snow, I do really enjoy the cool, crisp mornings and warm afternoons of autumn.  The colors are a bonus!

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Aspen leaves with a hint of red…

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The bright red of Euonymus…

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Raspberry leaves…

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Treasures that the little boys found…

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Strawberry leaves….

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The crab apple with visitors….

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The forest floor…

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Mr Rooster…

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A single leaf…

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Overlap…

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Frosted crab apples…

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Strawberry plants…

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Rasbperries…

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Autumn kissed…

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Vibrant…

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Common Merganser…

We spotted this guy cruising close to the shore on Lake McDonald while enjoying the wonderful fall day this past weekend…

 

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