Thursday, February 1, 2018

Happy Thankful Thursday!


Happy Thursday & Happy February everyone!

Jan 20th, hubby and I took a walk on the NCR bike trail, the river next to the trail had some snow and ice all along the river bank. The birds were spooking easy just from us walking down the trail. So no bird photos were taken. We did see and hear Mourning Doves, Chickadees and Titmouse, Wrens, Sparrows and Kinglets all along the trail. 



A look down the trail.






There is a small waterfall section of the river, that was still very frozen.



We stood on the dam and looked over, the dam gates were open letting water out. One side of the rivers edge was frozen from the dam gate water.




The sky above the Prettyboy Dam




Jan 20th sunset from our deck and a sliver of moon above the tree.








I hope you enjoyed these photos and my pretty sunset. Are you a skywatcher? 


I am thankful to see a beautiful and colorful sunset. 
I am thankful for all your visits and comments. 


Thank you Michelle for hosting. Thankful Thursday
Thank you to the hosts of   Skywatch Friday


Thanks so much for visiting and for your nice comments on my previous post. Have a happy day!

60 comments:

baili said...

oh it sounds your area beard lots of snow lately dear eileen!

trails look fabulous but little barren as i am used to see lots of birds in your captures always still nature's each angle is splendid !

hope you are perfectly fine as here we though did not have snow in southern part of country still our northern area are having heavy snow and this is why cold winds are causing flu and fever everywhere

Jeanie said...

When you have a view like that, my friend, you don't need the birds for a visual (perhaps a musical accompaniment would be nice!) What a gorgeous day and how very beautiful that water is. I love it.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

I am a skywatcher and I wish I were as good a sky photographer as you are! Thank you for letting me know that you occasionally take walks where the birds do not cooperate. It gives me hope! That is a beautiful trail -- and I am sure it felt wonderful to get outside and move.

David Gascoigne said...

Looks like a very pleasant walk indeed.

Karen said...

A beautiful walk. It shows the beauty of winter. I really like the frozen waterfall and the winter moon.

Mary Hone said...

I would love to ride a bike there, how nice at all is.

Marit Sønstebø said...

Hello,

Beautiful walk! It looks very pretty. Wonderful photos of the pink sky.

Happy Thursday!

Sussi said...

beautiful! Yes, I love skywatching

Author R. Mac Wheeler said...

ah, thank you for taking me along.

DIMI said...

Hello Eileen!
What a lovely place for a walk!
It looks so peaceful!
Beautiful Winter scenery!
Wonderful pictures of the waterfall and the amazing and colorful sunset!
Thank you for sharing!
Have a lovely day and a happy February!
Dimi...

Hootin' ♥ Anni said...

Pretty! On such a winter's daya!

Lea said...

Cold, but beautiful!
Have a wonderful day!

Lady Fi said...

What a beautiful walk!

rupam sarma said...

Amazing place. Great post. Thanks for sharing beautiful pics.

Francisco Manuel Carrajola Oliveira said...

Espectaculares estas fotografias.
Um abraço e continuação de boa semana.

Andarilhar
Dedais de Francisco e Idalisa
O prazer dos livros

jabblog said...

Beautiful! Proper winter photos - we haven't had appreciable snow for years.

Linda W. said...

Pretty scenery along the trail!

Nancy J said...

Lovely snow and icy scenes. Maybe there was someone else further down the track, or an animal that scared the birds. Super sky with a crescent moon.

Lois said...

Wonderful photos! I love the frozen waterfall and those beautiful skies.

Tom said...

...lovely things to be thankful for.

G Dazeez said...

Oh what a beautiful sight to see. Thank you for sharing, the water is so clear and blue. Truly beautiful! ~Dazee~

Latane Barton said...

What a beautiful trail to have at your fingertips to enjoy whenever you wish. We all should be so lucky.

Cloudia said...

Sweet shots. And I could hear the birds!

Yamini MacLean said...

Hari OM
Definitely am a skywatcher and these are gorgeous shots! Those frozen falls made me shiver... beautiful. YAM xx

RedPat said...

Looks like a great place for a walk. At least you heard the birds!
As soon as I realize we have a clearish sky in the late afternoon I start watching for some color!

Tanya Breese said...

beautiful walk and gorgeous skies!

Sandra said...

i always enjoy your photos and yes to being a skywatcher, i love the sky no matter what it is doing at the time. I prefer it when warm but still beautiful. frozen waterfalls are fine as long as i am looking at a photo.. brrrrrr

Cranberry Morning said...

What a great place for a walk! We're still waiting for snow to melt, a long time yet. Enjoy your spring like weather and think of us up here stuck in a snowbank. Lol

Bob Bushell said...

Beautiful images of winter, superb.

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Thanks for sharing your photo walk with us. It looks like a great place.

I always love reading your thankful notes. The USA needs a lot more of that.

William Kendall said...

Lovely shots, Eileen! That water would be bone cold.

A Casa Madeira said...

Olá Eileen, são lindas as imagens da natureza.
abraços
janicce.

Betty Crow said...

What a beautiful place for a bike ride! Love the beautiful skies, too.

Sondra said...

Great looking spot to explore nature...Love the moon & sky shots.

Michelle said...

Sometimes winter wears on me, but I love your shots with the shades of brown with the sunshine. Thanks for linking up today, Eileen. Have a GREAT weekend!

Photo Cache said...

The frozen waterfall is interesting.

Worth a Thousand Words

Spare Parts and Pics said...

That's a very pretty river, with snow lining the sides. Beautiful sky shots, and nice moon capture!

ellen b. said...

Another beautiful spot to explore. Beautiful sunset for sure. That frozen and running water really is something to see!

Karen Lakis said...

Oh my - the colors of the sky with that sliver of moon is so pretty!

Carol Blackburn said...

I am thankful for your lovely posts. Always a pleasure to visit.

Debbie said...

everything is beautiful..esoecially when you take the thIMR to looK!!!!

Andrea said...

Hi Eileen, the frozen dam looks a bit scary, but the sunset collage photos are all very beautiful, mesmerizing actually.

Dee said...

Isn't it amazing to watch rushing water!

The Furry Gnome said...

Nice skies, and nice creek too!

Thomas Lee said...

a busy sky lined with contrails

Jim said...

Beautiful colours.

Nancy Chan said...

Beautiful pictures. I have not cycle for many years. I love sky watching too!

Seraphinas Phantasie said...

Hi Eileen,
marvelous photos of the nature and the light in January.
I wish you a sunny weekend.
Best, Synnöve

Sue (this n that) said...

Hello Eileen, I'm glad you got to hear the birds on your walk at least. The photos show everything so beautifully. It would have been a very brisk walk with all that snow still around perhaps.
Magnificent sunset photos - such glorious colours... you often manage to capture such beauties! I loved seeing that little sliver of moon.
Cheers to you, Sue xx

Ella said...

Hello Eileen,
Beautiful walk! Wonderful photos, Nice skies!
Greetings!

Dicky Bird said...

Yes, these photos are amazing!

Jan K. alias Afanja said...

Wonderful winter shots and a lovely pink sky.

carol l mckenna said...

Lovely and colorful sky shots for SWF !

Happy Weekend,
A ShutterBug Explores,
aka (A Creative Harbor)

happyone said...

Beautiful pictures and a great place for taking a walk.
I love a pink sky.

Christa atCedarmereFarm said...

That was a beautiful winter day. I am definitely a skywatcher.

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

A frozen waterfall and gorgeous pink skies--you always find something beautiful on your walks, Eileen.

Gunn said...

I like the four images together.

Karen S. said...

Good morning Eileen, Yes I did enjoy your captures, it was like being there too. I had hoped to tour more outdoor places while I was in Alabama recently but my daughter had our schedules pretty tight! My shopping adventure (1) with Lyra was at their outdoor mall, which is the best way to shop.

NatureFootstep said...

love water and streems whereever I find it. This place looks just right for me :)

jandi said...

oooh it does look cold... but so beautiful!

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