So far winter has mainly been gray and mild,
So we have to make the most of those glorious
Pink frosted dawns with ice on the lake
And furry friends on the jetty.
Wishing you all the much love and joy in this festive season!
For more celebration, please visit: Our World.
And don’t forget Skywatch.
If autumn could be summed up in a picture, it would be this one:
Golden leaves, the sauna house and Ruby posing by the water.
Simmie would rather explore
And swim than pose.
A week later, even more leaves have fallen off the trees,
Like whispers, and I see another portrait of the sauna house
Peeking out from behind the leaves.
For more portraits, please go to: Our World.
Autumn is a golden
Curtain of leaves;
It’s the russet fur
Of autumn-coloured dogs;
And the surprise of deer
Blending in with the trees.
For more great surprises, please visit: Our World.
It’s early autumn here …
And the fields are full of wildflowers still —
And a dog or two.
(A wolf was spotted here a couple of weeks ago too, but it’s long gone.)
There’s nothing more wonderful
Than running free in autumn colours.
For more seasonal stories, please visit: Our World.
And pop over to: Skywatch too.
I love the soft, misty feel of autumn —
Especially when a deer family decides to rest in the fields as I take my photo!
The temperatures are still quite mild
And Simmie loves nothing more than swimming in the lake.
This is his face when I ask him to come out. (That’s right – he doesn’t want to!)
As for Ruby,
She is content just catching leaves.
For more autumn shots, please go to: Our World.
Get your camera and two dogs
And walk down to the lake.
Admire the sunset with boats.
Turn away for a few seconds,
Allowing your furry friends to get into the photo.
Then click to get a sweet photobomb.
For more charming skies, please visit: Skywatch.
When you have dogs, there is always the chance
That they will photobomb your shots.
But I think they just add
To the spectacular sunset, don’t you?
For more amazing skies, please go to: Skywatch.
To find out more about Simmie (on the left), read his interview here: Piglove.
The long light evenings in Scandinavia
Are called white nights because it never really gets dark.
But for me, they will always be
Dazzling, honey’d golden nights,
Where the setting sun
Matches the red fur of my dogs.
For more dazzling stories, please go to: Skywatch.
This weekend, I went down to the lake
To enjoy yet another golden sunset with the dogs.
This time – we were joined by a surprise visitor: a beaver.
The beavers have been very active further around the lake,
But now they have felled trees near the beach too.
Which might explain why the beaver was so eager to visit.
The beaver swam up towards Ruby – before realizing she was a dog….
With a huge splash of its tail, it disappeared under the water.
Simmie decided he had to guard Ruby – and the floating pontoon!
The sun was still blazing in the sky at about 9.30 pm
As we watched the beaver swim away in a lake of molten gold.
For more surprises, please visit: Our World.
Going down to the lake with the dogs
Is my evening pleasure:
Nature provides the best entertainment
As clouds and setting sun
Turn the waters of the lake pink.
For more great views, please go to: Skywatch.