Favorites of Fall

Taken by C. P. Lesley (from WANA Commons)

I have mentioned a few times in the past few weeks that, while the beach may be my favorite place to be, fall is my favorite time of year.  It is this season that I am thankful to live in such a great area of the country.

We live in eastern PA, just south of the Pocono Mountains. This time of year, the sights of fall are all around–mums are in full bloom, pumpkins abound, and the trees are a vibrant mix of reds, yellows and oranges.  Beautiful.

Of course, the beauty of the season is only one of the terrific aspects of fall. I love to cook and bake, and the foods of fall are some of my favorites–apple and pumpkin recipes, soups, stews and chilis, and comfort food galore! Read more

Ocean Storms

Last weekend, we headed to Ocean City, NJ for a day at the beach.  We left before 6, and got home after midnight, making for a long, but amazingly relaxing day.

When we got there, it looked like a great day for the beach.  We set up chairs and were relaxing on the beach before 10 a.m.

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