Double Duty

Ahhh… mashed butternut squash. Vegetable and dessert all in one bowl. 

As part of this week’s adulting I stopped at the grocery store. I was so hungry. Got a roasted chicken, aforementioned squash, berries, a few apples, peanut butter, olives, an assortment of good cheeses… and some NaNoWriMo supplies: Oreo thins and the obligatory heath bars. Next door I got some bully hill and some fine ruby port. 

Now: dinner, dessert and a glass with some olives. 

Still thinking about where to take this scene:

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Fall Sneaks In

went for a little drive to soak up some of the fall colors and ambiance. Found some side roads I’m not sure I’d been drown before, finally found Powell’s Conservation Area. Saw some folks out riding their horses (waited politely in my turned off car for them to pass by). Down by the conervation area I saw the most amazing views of the Catskills. Amazing! A woman I’d seen walking her dog stopped in her car to remark on the view and told me I should go up the hill into the field but I like to respect No Trespassing signs. Color me crazy. Maybe next time I’ll figure out where to ask permission.

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TGIF – watercolor and more

Spent some time with Mom today (I tried to consolidate all the itinerary stuff) and then came home and fiddled around with stuff including doing some watercolor. Always a good time! And as always, you can check out new things on the flickr album by clicking below.

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Sunset, October 11

I did spend some time at home and all but the trip to Ghent (all those squirrels and all the rest and even a couple groundhogs) this morning and the trip out tonight to check out clouds was well worth it. Click on the photo below for the whole album.

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Mailbox Bonanza!

Came home from my morning jaunt and found THIS in my mailbox! When my eyes finally peeled away from the fabulous book I found Smeagle looking at me. What stamps! Thanks so much Marge – what a wonderful remembrance of that exhibit!

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