Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Woolly Bears, Asters, and Boots

Last weekend was a bit nippy. Definitely autumn is on its way. Huge waves are crashing the already battered shoreline, thanks to hurricane Irene. As I set out for a short ride, the brisk wind reminded me of how wonderfully lucky my husband and I were with weather on our Ottawa bike adventure. This morning I am contemplating wearing gloves.

A woolly bear caterpillar inched across the bike path.


Bumble bees extract nectar from the lovely purple asters, one of my favorite late summer flowers.


I was delighted to wear boots and tights again. It's like going shopping in your own closet!


I hauled out my stylish hounds tooth coat for warmth and those funny white glasses for eye protection.

 
Welcome, Fall!

5 comments:

  1. I love the idea of 'going shopping in your closet'. So true! Every autumn I can't wait to get my scarves and jackets out. As it's spring in Oz, I'm looking more to the bathers and favourite 'T's.

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  2. Holy smokes! That coat and goggle combo is fabulous. Happy fall, indeed!

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  3. Autumn is my favorite season! The colour, the clothes, the atmosphere! I enjoyed reading all of your Montreal to Ottawa adventures, but there is nothing like home is there?! :)

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  4. So chic, love it. Happy Fall to you.

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  5. PaddyAnne - I have to admit that I missed my children, but I am a wanderlust at heart. I would be more than happy to go on an extended tour again with my hubby.

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