Monday, October 21, 2019

Our World, My World

 Hello and Happy Monday!

For my post today, I am sharing our day trip to Shenandoah National Park in Virginia. We drove on the popular Skyline Drive in the park, from the Front Royal park entrance down to the Big Meadows area. We wanted see to some fall colors and pretty trees, it seems this year is not going to be a good year for colorful trees. Not in this area or at home. Maybe due to the warm weather and or the drought? The colors were spotty, here and there. 


 We did see some pretty red and yellow leaves, the sky was a pretty color blue.




We did see more colorful trees up close, when we took a walk on my favorite Limberlost trail.  There is an apple tree near the parking lot, we saw a large group of horse back riders on the horse trail.



 Me and my shadow, our walk on the Limberlost Trail.  These ferns were pretty.



Some of the yellow colors and trees on the Limberlost trail.



 I like the sunburst and colorful trees on the photo below.



As far as bird sightings, it was too windy. I did hear some Dark-eyed Juncos, Kinglets and we saw a family of Eastern Bluebird at the Big Meadows. 



 It was a windy day, The Eastern Bluebirds were hanging out around this pine tree.




 A view of the colors on the Big Meadows.



The Range View overlook, it was one of our first stops and the last stop on the way out of the park.  You can see the view shows mostly green trees on the mountains, the moon looks small but still bright in the sky. 



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Thanks for visiting and commenting, have a happy day and a great new week!

73 comments:

  1. need a bit more time for the colours to come on. One of these days I would like to see a northern hemisphere fall for real. Happy travels and thanks for stopping by my blog this week.

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  2. Eileen - although I am not home at the moment, I have heard from friends that our autumn has been short - many of the aspens have already lost their leaves due to wind. Sigh. But your photos of the scenery, especially with the blue skies, are lovely. Thanks for linking to Mosaic Monday!

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  3. The autumn has dressed in festive colors 💛 So beautiful!

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  4. I think you got some wonderful shots here...hope to look st them on the computer later!

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  5. Love All The Colors Here - Dig That Bridge Shot - Fantastic Sun In The Trees - What An Outing - Thanx For Sharing

    Cheers

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  6. Hello Eileen,

    Wonderful photos! I wish I was there, and nice to see the colorful leaves.
    Happy Monday, and have a nice week ahead!

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  7. Beautiful photos. Our "color" has been spotty. In the valleys it has been brilliant, but the mountains are very dull and not much color, but it might be a touch early.

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  8. Hello Eileen,
    Beautiful series of autumn photos, the colors are fantastic.
    Best regards Irma

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  9. Lovely autumn photos ~ love that little bird on the tree ~ I think, perhaps, colors are delayed by 'warmer weather' ~ ??? Great photos, though,

    Happy Day to You,
    A ShutterBug Explores,
    aka (A Creative Harbor)

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  10. Everything looks so pretty there!

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  11. Good to see where bluebirds are hovering...and I also have very few colorful trees near Asheville NC. This week is the possible time, but our mountains are still green on the horizon.

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  12. Lovely captures. Happy MosaicMonday... I enjoyed your Post,
    wish you a good week, too.

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  13. A beautiful day for a ride, those autumn colours are awesome. I especially like the sun peeking thru the leaves. Thank you for sharing.

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  14. Thank you Francisco! I hope your day is great!

    Thank you Jill! If you do visit the USA, there are so many places to visit in our country that are beautiful! Enjoy your day!

    Thank you Angie! We had some windy days recently, lots of leaves and branches came down. I hope your day is great!

    Thank you Ritta! The Autumn colors are lovely. Have a happy day!

    Thank you Rose! Enjoy your day!

    Thank you Padre! It was a great outing!

    Thank you Marit! The Autumn trees are pretty! Hope your day is great!

    Thank you Dee! My hubby agrees, the colors are very spotty! Have a happy day!

    Thank you Irma! I do love the colorful trees. Enjoy your day!

    Thank you Carol! The warm weather may have an affect on the colors. Enjoy your day!

    Thank you Karen! Shenandoah is a beautiful park! Have a great day!

    Thank you Barbara! I was surprised to see any birds, it was a windy day. Hope your day is great!

    Thank you Erica! Enjoy your day!

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  15. Nice shots. The red against the very blue sky is delightful
    MB

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  16. Nice autumn views, Eileen. A lovely place.
    Have a great week ahead!

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  17. You captured some really wonderful autumn color! I enjoyed this stop! Thank you!

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  18. Hello Eileen.
    Beautiful autumn collors. The photos are spectacular.
    I wish you a good week.
    Hugs
    Ailime

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  19. The colours are slow here this year too! It looks like you had a lovely day, Eileen!

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  20. Gorgeous ... absolutely gorgeous!!

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  21. Last week we took a road trip here in BC to look for fall foliage. We are at the tail end of the best leaf colours, but it was a fun trip anyway. - Margy

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    1. Thanks Debbie! I appreciate your comment and visit. Enjoy your day!

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    2. i came back today for another look and i had a little more time to really enjoy the pictures!! i like your shadows, that's becoming a "thing" for you guys!! and the sunburst is especially pretty!!

      thanks for continuing to comment on my posts. i have been so busy and a little neglectful and i missed saturday. :( things are starting to settle down now!! thanks for your continued support!!!

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  23. You and your shadow sure do see many wondrous things along your journey. Among the interesting sights, I like the dazzle of the sun through the trees.

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  24. that totally dry September we had affected the fall color many of our leaves are going straight to brown and falling off. Big Meadows is so beautiful.

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  25. I do think you've captured some great colour …
    Lovely to see the Autumn colours and the little bird on the tree.
    Enjoy the week ahead.

    All the best Jan

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  26. You managed to get some great photos despite the lack of the range of fall colours.

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  27. The colors are spectacular! What a beautiful time of year.

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  28. oh, I knew I would totally love these on computer and I do...love the one below you and your shadow and the one with the sun...and the big meadow!

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  29. Oh Fall colors, love it. It won't be long before we get ours too, of course, it still feels like summer right now, huhuhu.

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  30. It's interesting that you say your fall colours are poor this year Eileen. I would say the same about our own but yours look pretty good to me, far better than our own. Whatever the colours, just enjoy the autumn and all it brings is what I say.

    Enjoy the rest of the week too.

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    1. Thanks Phil! The colors just seem very late this year, but the trees are looking pretty now! Enjoy your day!

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  31. Thanks for sharing beautiful autumn photos. Let's enjoy precious presents from nature.

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  32. I'm so happy to be joining you for some fresh air and blue skies. The Limberlost trail is my sort of place for sure!
    Enjoy your wanderings!
    Wren x

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    1. Thanks Wren! The trail is my favorite place. Enjoy your day!

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  33. So beautiful....love the fall season leaves colors

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  35. The autumn photos are beautiful.
    Thanks for sharing this beauty!

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  36. Shenandoah National Park is beautiful, I would love to see it. Have a brilliant week Eileen.

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  37. Wow, absolutely beautiful place, the colors on the trees are so pretty☺

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  38. I love the views and looking up into that beautiful blue sky! It's lovely there at any time of year!

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  39. the colours of autumn are glorious Eileen. One of these days I would love to visit the northern hemisphere during autumn as we really don't have this colour here. Have a great week.

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  40. What gorgeous sights!
    Enjoy the colors of the season.
    Happy Fall and Happy Halloween to you. :)

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  41. Visst har du fångat höstlövens skönhet med din kamera. Men du har rätt, hösten blir inte alltid lika praktfull, här har löven fallit i massor vid de senaste dagarnas hårda vindar men vi har haft en fin höst hittills.

    Ha det gott Eileen!

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  42. Looks the autumn wasn't same but you captured pretty colors here and the bright sunlight seems to enhance the available to vivid glow. Awesome meadows and i quite enjoyed the forest presence.

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  43. I haven't been on the skyline drive in many years - your photos are gorgeous! Thanks for the tour.

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  44. Precioso paseo Eileen. El otoño está marcando ya sus colores.
    Te deseo un buen miércoles.
    Un abrazo.

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  45. Beautiful autumn landscape and photos

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  46. So much beauty, so many photos (I would take soooo many!) sharing the awesomeness of the day! Wow!!


    My Corner of the World

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  47. I enjoying tagging along, dear Eileen. We con't have trees that change colors around here and I love seeing the beautiful leaves, such bright colors.
    Amalia
    xo

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