Tuesday, January 30, 2024

View From the Pond October/November/December

Happy New Year! Hope 2024 is starting off well for everyone. One of my goals is to get organized with my View From the Pond posts- and I am doing it! I am able to wrap up the last three months of 2023 and I'll be able to get on track with 2024 now that I am all caught up. 

This past week it has been freezing here, so it was nice to look back on some better weather. We didn't get any snow through December- so those photos will come when I share January views. Looking back it is easy for me to see why I had a hard time narrowing down photos for the post. The vibrant colors in October made the pond a true delight. Every minute the lighting changed, and I kept snapping away!

Sit back and enjoy looking back on the Fall views. I certainly felt very lucky to have such stunning views right out my front door. 


October































November

November I was away on a short trip and adjusting to having a sprained wrist. Still, I was able to get some pictures, and even when I didn't get to take as many as I wanted- I was able to sit and enjoy the calming view. 












December
December was a rainy month. We got 15 inches of rain in one month! It made the pond and the brook very full!  The brook was doing a lot more than babbling that is for sure. The rain made it hard to snap as many photos as I would have liked, but it was amazing to watch. Plus, I find the sound of water running very relaxing and soothing, so I tried to soak it all in. 





(You can hear the brook and the rain in this short video.)


And that's a wrap on 2023! Stay tuned for views from the new year. Thanks for stopping by and visiting!

5 comments:

  1. A lot of water.
    Any of the water in that area freeze in the winter? I bet it's still a beautiful sight covered in snow.

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  2. Wow! You got a lot of rain in December. Thanks for sharing your beautiful pictures of warmer weather. It's been freezing in Michigan this month, and it's snowing again today.

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  3. How absolutely glorious. I so often turn to nature for solace and heart balm. You are right about the scent and sound of water too.

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  4. So peaceful. And so neat to see the changing of the seasons.

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  5. I must say it all looks gorgeous - so fortunate to have those views, together with the weatherly sounds ... enjoy, enjoy! Cheers Hilary

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