Season’s Bounties

On the road to Stone Lake
and its annual Cranberry Festival

Leaves turning

Ancient ruins

Farms a-cropping

Cornstalks a-shimmying

 Scenery a-whizzing

Steve a-drivin’

Barb a-storytellin’

Breakfast a-stoppin’

Horses a-cloppin’

Berries a-poppin’

Steve a-shoppin’

Pooches a-boppin’

Pumpkins a-whopping

 

Barb a-hmmm’ing

 

Rocks a-teetering

 

 

Strangers a-gazing

 

 

*     *     *

 Before the first snow,
an emergency plumbing job
interrupts Mr. Rooter’s weekend.

with kids in tow

“Wingardium Leviosa!”

Leviosa-ing

Secretly impressed sibling

Tackled on the one yard line

Dad’s “If I’d-have-known-it-was-rebar-reinforced concrete” moment. . .

*     *     *

The Delight and Freakiness
of Snowless Days

 

 

*     *     *

Lunching at Minnehaha

Surveying the Falls

Stopping at Bridgeman’s
for toasted almond chocolate chip


Marching back along the Parkway

*     *     *

Dog Park

 

Giddy gallumphing

 

Jingles’ unseemly pursuit of object of affection

 

 

  

 Missing the fun and action
cause sometimes size does matter

 

*    *    *

 

Bonfire Night
The Tale of a Near Torched Tail

  

 

Pyromaniac on the right

 

 

 Permit-approved Yule log

 

Shortly before swishy tail alights

 

Recipient of a shibba-shibba-shirrup,
Tail smothered, crisis averted.

*    *    *

Silverwood

Spotting crazies on the barely frozen lake

 

 

*     *     *

 

 

Spatially-uninhibited visitor

 

 A brief visit from Winter

 

When snow was afoot

And snowbunnies abounded

 

Welcoming holiday visitors

 

 *     *     *

 

Bonfire Night Sunset

 

 

*    *    *

Meanwhile, Sari and Josh’s
undercover Pet-Cam coughs up
a shocking little secret

 

Tobie indulging in el Cubano

 

Love, peace, and a Happy New Year

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One thought on “Season’s Bounties

  1. So beautiful! I wish I’d had the photo of Tasha at Minnehaha Falls for the calendar. Just stunning! What a lucky dog to have so much adventure in her life.

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