Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Columbus Day

I feel like I've spent more time with my husband and children in the past few days than I have in a long time.  It's been wonderful!

One of the things I love about where we live is that The Appalachian Trail runs right through here.  There are so many different places you can pick up the trail and the closest to us is about a mile down the road.

Yesterday afternoon, Dan, Stephen, Emily and I decided to go hiking.  Nathan had to work and he hates hiking so it was just the four of us.

It was a wonderful day for it.  Warm temperatures and bright sunshine set the scene for a hike.

We saw lots of creatures along the way, though you had to look hard to see some of them.

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I love how my children have developed my love for photography and nature.  

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Stephen made me laugh because I heard a noise up in a tree and discovered it was him! 

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Gorgeous views.

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Bright colors.

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It was a wonderful day both being able to get out and enjoy the weather, exercise and relax.  This has been the best autumn!