Monday, 21 June 2021

a sunday morning ramble...

It was a warm, sunshiny Sunday morning when we set out.

We walked hand in hand through the orchards, smiling at the beauty of our surroundings…

  
With the change in seasons, the apple and pear trees are now almost bare…

Their crinkly golden brown leaves lie in thick piles on the ground…

 

  “How beautiful the leaves of old.

How full of light and colour are their last days.”

~ John Burroughs 

 How I love stomping through piles of dry leaves, hearing them crunch beneath my boots…

 

 Here and there you can spot a lone pear clinging to a naked branch…

 

Further into our walk we came upon a newly ploughed field…

Farmers are sowing oats.  

 

“How many lessons of faith and beauty we should lose if there were no winter in our year!”

~ Thomas Wentworth Higginson

 There is something so hopeful about freshly tilled earth…

And then we were met by some sweet woolly faces…

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 In my corner of the world, Winter is setting in…

The mornings are crisp, and sometimes there is frost about.

I am savouring the last of these warmer days, and pottering in the garden whenever I have a spare moment…

 This winter I hope to bring out my fabric scraps and pretty ribbons and tackle a few sewing projects…there are letters I want to write, and several good books I would like to read.

But mostly, I want to enjoy spending time with my husband – how wonderful it is to sit beside one another and talk about anything and everything and always having a best friend to drink coffee with.

 I know that most of you, sweet readers, are anticipating the arrival of summertime…may this season be one filled with delight.

 Do stop by in the next couple days…I have been working on a special post – the story of how my husband and I met.  {{smiles}}

With love, 

Kelly-Anne

28 comments:

  1. Loved hearing from you. Beautiful post. :)

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    1. Ahh...it feels so good to be writing again! Missed my little corner on the web. ♡

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  2. Lovely to see your world through your eyes. May you be blessed xx

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  3. Aaaa Kelly....I can see and hear and smell and taste and feel your walk and your heart that is full as you receive what Abba is giving you in this season. Thank you for sharing!! Love to you both...enjoy your portion...unique and special and hand-picked by your Abba!!! Love desireƩ

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    1. Oh, what a delight to see a note from you, dear Desiree! You are so sweet...thank you for stopping by!
      I'm slowly settling into married life and finding my feet in my new surroundings...the Lord is good!
      Hope yours doing well...sending so much love your way!

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  4. So very happy to see you here!
    Yes, we here are jumping right into summer.
    I enjoyed your cozy photos, as fall and winter are my heartfelt seasons.
    I am so looking forward to future posts!

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    1. Aww...always a treat having you stop by, Billie Jo!
      Enjoy these summer days!
      ♡♡♡

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  5. Beautiful in post. Best wishes.

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  6. These photos are so beautiful!! Perfectly captured❤What a wonderful place to get lost in and go to waste time.
    Love to you and your family and blessings for your week x

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    1. Hello dear Jeanette...so enjoyed hearing from you, friend! Hope you're doing well! ♡
      Blessings and love to you...

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  7. Hi Kelly-Anne;
    I am so happy to hear from you once again. Thank You for sharing the lovely pictures. Yes it is Summer in the United States. The weather has been Hot and Dry. Hope to hear from you soon.
    Marion

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    1. Dear Marion...thank you for your sweet note! Enjoy these summer days...
      I'll be stopping in next week with a special post...

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  8. So glad to hear from you. It is Summer here. The weather is not to my liking. It is too hot and dry. I look forward to the Autumn and the crisp,cool air. Looking forward to your next post. God Bless.
    Marilyn

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    1. Hello dear Marilyn...
      Thank you for stopping by!
      I too am not overly fond of summer...or winter...I love autumn and spring...spring most of all as it means I can plant my garden!
      Blessings to you!

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  9. Beautiful photos Kelly-Anne! Looking forward to hearing how you two met.

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    1. Always lovely having you visit, dear Mari...hope you're well!

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  10. Oh, I will look forward to reading the story of how you and your husband met! I'm sure it will be a wonderful read.

    This post was lovely and the photos glorious. So happy to see a post from you!

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    1. Dear Mrs T...thank you for your kind visit! I love hearing from you! Adding the final touches to our story...hopefully will be up next week!

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  11. Good to see your post again and I can't wait for the next one.

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    1. Thank you, Mrs C! So lovely to have you stop by...
      Please would you tell Ashleigh I am writing her a letter today?
      Blessings!

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  13. Such beautiful photos! And how special to have your best friend to enjoy God's creation with. <3

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