Sunday, November 1, 2009

Scenic Sunday



A beautiful, crisp and sunny morning here. Took the dogs out for a walk. The mountains were looking just stunning. I don't use the word "awesome", you understand, it's just not .... er .... British. However, "awesome" is very apt today and I shall allow it on this one occasion.


Instead of turning left and keeping to our usual and official pathways, we became hardened rebels and took a sneaky turn to the right instead, to wander onto the now closed-for-the-season golf course.

This is distinctly frowned upon, but in such a risky, frisky mood, we threw caution, and a tennis ball to the wind, and let the dogs loose. Smudge, the black dog, is somewhat obsessive over chasing balls, it must be said.


We received a sprinkling of snow last night - most of the greens seem to have been covered with a protective winter tarpaulin by now, so the dogs cannot do any damage anyway.

And to finish off, this little succulent caught my eye - it still looks pretty, even on 1st November with a snowy hair-do.




Have a wonderful Sunday.
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9 comments:

  1. What a pretty view of the mountains. Great photos, I would lvoe to see the snowcapped mountains.

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  2. What a beautiful scene. You mean they don't let you walk on the golf course? Here they groom cross-country ski trails on them. Great pictures.

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  3. Beautiful photos!
    Thanks for sharing.

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  4. The snow is beautiful! It's a lovely dusting.

    Golf courses are not yet closed here in Ontario . I suspect the owners are still hoping for Indian summer and a few more days of golf. But we did get snow in mid Novemeber last year, which with the help of frequent snow squalls never completely melted till March.

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  5. Love seeing snow-capped mts, nice photos! Ok, not a fan of snow after 5 yrs in S Dakota, but...do miss seeing mts after having lived in a valley surrounded by them for 16 yrs.

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  6. Thanks guys ! and again, welcome to some lovely new visitors !

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  7. I'm behind in my blogging, so a belated comment but...

    WOW! What a stunning view, Ann!

    AWESOME! In the real sense not that Canadian one.
    ;-)

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  8. You're right - 'awesome' doesn't come easily to British lips!

    Good for you braving the golf course police. I always long to walk on golf courses - that's what they're for, isn't it?

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  9. Well, being that I'm not British, awesome photos. The view of the mountains is beautiful, it reminds me of living in Alaska.

    The Road to Here

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