Fall Weather

October 03, 2012  •  Leave a Comment

I'm so happy to see the Fall weather arrive.  This is my favorite time of year at the ranch.  The Spring flowers are spectacular ifFall ColorIMG_0722 we have enough rain, but the cooler weather and Fall color are still my favorites.  This year we've had a couple of rains at just the right time and I'm seeing more Fall wildflowers than usual.  The trees are heavy with acorns--more than usual, and the old-timers say this is a sign of a hard winter.  We will see I guess.  

We have been living at the ranch now for over six years!  Can't believe how fast the time has flown since retirement.  I thought things would slow down after retirement, but I think they have speeded up.  Having Wegener's Granulomatosis these past two years has certainly changed our lives, but if you are going to be ill, this is a great place to be.  I can still take pictures, enjoy the beauty of the country, the seasons and the wildlife while I try to regain my strength.  I look forward to working again someday if possible--trimming trees, moving rocks and making improvements around the ranch.  

I hope you enjoy some of the new photos.  We made a trip to Portland, Oregon in August to avoid the heat, and I took a lot of pictures during the trip.

Best regards,

Mike

 


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