Autumn’s farewell party…


It’s hard to begrudge the passing of summer when Fall puts on such a show of farewell…


We strolled around the neighborhood after church to take it in…P1180797



Even the sidewalks boast confetti!




Then off we went to check out a local small town fair.  The exhibits were mediocre; the chickens only half as handsome as the ones we raised once upon a time… but the MotoCross stunts were most impressive!


MotoCross at a small town fair!


We will reconcile ourselves to summer’s passage yet…


Then I will give you rain in due season, and the land shall yield her increase, and the trees of the field shall yield their fruit. Lev.26:4

Canyon Coolness…


I was introduced to this beautiful woodland walk up Kokanee Canyon this week…

P1180870In my younger years (and warmer weather) I’d have gone clambering on those rocks… P1180875P1180880P1180881P1180882

There’s just something delightful about rocks and water…P1180877

Ducks apparently agree!  This one stands downstream of a spawning stream…The salmon run is just ending but the remains are evidently worth dabbling for!P1180884


…and it’s so p-p-peaceful at this hour of the morning.


We missed the Coast’s blackberry harvest this year, but here’s a straggling vine flagging the location of a potential harvest next year!P1180890


He brought streams also out of the rock and caused waters to run down like rivers. Ps.78:16