Out in the Woods

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I’d been promising myself that I’d walk over to the lake nearby to our new home just as soon as the weather improved, but the rain has been almost non-stop since we arrived. On Wednesday I decided I’d had enough of being stuck inside, rain or no rain I was going to walk to the lake.

There was plenty of drizzle and mud, but the walk was more beautiful than I imagined it would be. Once the road ended and I found myself in the park, the forest was dotted with little trails and lined with beautiful foliage.

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These cloudy days actually make the colours of the leaves seem that much brighter. I walked for a good hour or so, getting a little lost but thoroughly enjoying being out in nature again. Add to that the joy of being able to use my camera for non-work purposes again and I had a great morning just wandering aimlessly.

I’m making a mental note that I need to do this more often.

4 Comments

  1. Raquel Nichols

    I can’t wait to see it in person! The lake looks so beautiful …

    • It is very pretty. Hopefully there will still be some colourful leaves when you are here before Thanksgiving!

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