Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Autumn in the Adirondacks

September and October were beautiful in the Adirondacks.
Here are a few photos that show just a bit of the beauty
 of our mountains and lake.

It is always sad when we close up "camp" for the season.
 But things changed quickly up north
 and they have already had their first snowfall!

Things have changed here at home too.
Life has it's seasons.
These days we are spending time loving and caring
 for the oldest members of our family.
It is such a privilege.

So grateful for family, friends and faith.

Hope You are enjoying the season!


Nadine said...

Beautiful photos, I would love to see the east coast during fall...someday.
Prayers for your family.

sunny said...

Breathtaking! Thanks so much for sharing. We don't get many of those bright reds in our areas. Sadly, winter won't be far behind.

Mary Palumbo Collings said...

All I can say is WOW!!!!

Susan McShannon-Monteith said...

My favourite season... next to Winter of coarse and you've captured all its beauty in the wonderful pics you've shared.
I do hope you are well and enjoying the season too...
Susan x

Blondie's Journal said...

You have a truly wonderful slice of heaven there, Laura! I don't think I've seen that much color in my life!

Sending many prayers to you and your family.


Sandi~A Cottage Muse said...

I agree, it is a privilege!
Beautiful photos Laura, have a great day!

Ariadne said...

Lovely photos!I have missed your blogposts!AriadnefromGreece!

manon 21 said...


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Jacqueline~Cabin and Cottage said...

So lovely! I would love a visit in the fall in some cozy cabin. Your hotos are wonderful.

oldgreymare said...

It has been years since I have seen a "true" fall season...I yearn for the sights, the smells, the sounds...
Your photos take me back...

All Seasons said...

This looks gret!! Wonderful warm colors of the fall.
I love this time of the year!!

Have a nice evening

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Judy said...

These pictures have been food for my soul this morning. I think I've gone through them a half dozen times. They are...breathtaking. We create so many beautiful things with our hands, but nothing creates the beauty that only the hand of God creates! T have enjoyed my visit with you today and I'm saving these pictures for when my spirits are low or when my eyes need rest. God Bless you

HWIT BLOGG said...

This is just breathtaking! Beautiful pictures...
Have a nice week, take care!


June said...

How I love your attitude about care-giving dear Laura. I wish more people could see it. I know it's hard but it brings one so much joy if one will let it. It stretches us like little other things can and prepare us for more understanding to all of those around us.

You think I live in a lovely place...but you my dear must live in a heaven :)))))
hugs from me...

trash talk said...

Your photos are stunning. Any and all could be a postcard to mail out saying "Wish you were here." and I'm positive you are holding that thought in your heart as well.
It is a privilege and one you do with grace, for after all...a leaf doesn't fall very far from the tree.
Bless you,

Our photos said...

You have make beautiful photos!
Greetings, RW & SK

erin's art and gardens said...

simply gorgeous! our leaves are just starting to turn, but we don't have that beautiful lake nearby! you are so very lucky to have such a wonderful place to stay and lucky too, for a family to cherish.

Heaven's Walk said...

It's always so hard for me to believe that there are places out there - that I haven't seen in person - that are so very beautiful, Laura. I couldn't stop looking back over your photos..... :)

xoxo laurie

One Shabby Old House said...

What breathtaking views. I adore fall and I never grow tired of seeing how people capture it's beauty. You always take fabulous pictures.

JunkStuffTreasures said...

NYS is so beautiful in the Fall. Thanks for the lovely photos. My husband and I would love to move back east and have a house in upstate NY- maybe, some day….

Hastypearl said...

Last night, when we closed our front door when our family left, I recounted with my husband, the past weeks list of friends and family we had hosted for various reasons. Full blown meals, or just desserts in the yard. I have intentionally determined to do more of that. It feels good. It's easy to recluse yourself away in an art studio...and there is a time for that...but hosting and sharing time, definitely has its long term rewards:) beautiful days...time for you to add a pin it button:) Laura

Denise @ secondtimearoundfinds said...

I would be sad to be leaving all that Fall beauty to. Lovely pictures.

Low Tide High Style said...

So lovely! Our neighbors have a second home in the Adirondacks and we've thought about going several times but haven't made it up that way...yet! And you are so right about life and its seasons, you will never regret your choices to care for loved ones...young or old.

xo Kat

Jillian's Bella Rosa Antiques said...

Stunning photos! Looks like you hit it at the right time...we missed it by a week or two. It was still nice but I think it had peaked by the time we arrived.

WE didn't realize it had snowed up there already. WOW!

Enjoy your time with family.


Shane Pollard said...

Hello Laura

Oh my goodness - Autumn in all her glory in your neck of the woods!!!

All your photos are outstanding - these will be beautiful memories for you to look back on when Winter sneaks in and takes over.

Wishing you a very happy November.
Shane in New Zealand!

20 North Ora said...

Gorgeous scenery!


Pearl Maple said...

beautiful photos capturing the color of the season, thanks for brightening my day !