Autumn in Madras photo challenge

Getting back into exploring my new town ….. is it still new after 7 months?? …. and appreciating all the wonders that Autumn has to offer.  Here are the photos from this weeks self-driven photo challenge: A stroll through the local walking park…. Flowers after the first real freeze. Photo collage of leaves high, middle,…

Morning walks ~ weekly photo challenge

via Photo Challenge: Morning This weeks photo challenge word is Morning. High desert mornings are for walking. Before the sun completely warms the earth, my kids and I head out – with coffee or tea in hand – to explore our town. Madras has amazing walking paths, one of which leads up to this view point.  Our…

The Hometown Pride Project (please join!)

We almost missed out on discovering (& moving to) Madras because of social media.  I knew we would end up somewhere in Oregon, but had never actually been here, so I turned to the best local  authority i knew, facebook. I joined a few community groups to ask questions and check out the local characteristics….

The Liebster Blogger Award

Today I sat down to write and discovered that I’ve been nominated for a blogging award. Do you know what that means?  It means that someone else that writes blogs actually took the time to read my blog.  It means that i’m  a real blogger! (jumping up and down). Now I know that all my…