Staying Young at Heart

Betsy having fun in the leaves, Fairfield Glade, Tennessee.  November 9, 2013.

Betsy having fun in the leaves, Fairfield Glade, Tennessee. November 9, 2013.

(Note:  All pictures may be enlarged by clicking on them once or twice.)

Betsy loves Autumn!  She loves the autumn colors and hearing the crunch of leaves beneath our boots when we are hiking.

Betsy having fun in the yard.  November 9, 2013.

Betsy having fun in the yard. November 9, 2013.

She even enjoys blowing the leaves that cover our lawn every year, which is good since we are surrounded by trees that dump lots of leaves on our yard.  We have a vacant lot on the downhill side of our house, and Betsy herds the leaves that direction.

Losing my Beautiful Bride in a pile of leaves.  November 9, 2013.

Losing my Beautiful Bride in a pile of leaves. November 9, 2013.

Saturday Betsy was blowing on one side of the house while I was working on another side.  After a while I noticed that it was suspiciously quiet on Betsy’s side of the house.  Going around to that side of the house I found the Inner Child of my Beautiful Bride enjoying one of the piles of leaves she had created.

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27 Responses to “Staying Young at Heart”

  1. ladyfi Says:

    I love these playful shots!

  2. MadSnapper Says:

    love it and i would do the same thing.. i love to burn leaves to but alas that is a thing of the past

  3. Suzanne Stevens Says:

    How cute is your bride???? The cutest ever. I LOVE autumn too….but I can only enjoy the falling leaves via your blog!

  4. Blackberry Lane Says:

    Fun pictures!!!!!

  5. Larry Says:

    Way to go Betsy and good you had the camera handy.

  6. sylviakirks Says:

    It is wonderful to have fun and we’re never too old to have it and to enjoy it every day!! Betsy proves that and your captures are delightful, George! Hope you both have a beautiful week!

  7. dayphoto Says:

    Heck! WHY NO!!!

    Way to go!

    Linda
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  8. alskamom Says:

    Wonderful photos of Betsy! I would be doing the very same thing. 🙂

  9. Ms. A Says:

    That girl! Talk about young at heart, she sure is!

  10. rhiebert Says:

    All work and no play makes for a boring person. I am sure betsy is not boring.

  11. nealpt Says:

    I always knew that she was nuts and this proves it. 🙂 🙂

    It’s she suppose to be helping you?? 🙂 🙂

  12. nealpt Says:

    That should have been… “Isn’t she suppose to be helping you?? 🙂 🙂 “

  13. Gardener on Sherlock Street Says:

    You two are so fun. Good thing you found each other. No one else could keep up with either of you!

  14. Linda at To Behold the Beauty Says:

    These pictures made me smile. I can just see Betsy blowing the leaves into a big pile, then jumping into them.

  15. Rose Says:

    She and Lorelei would have a good time together!

  16. ladyfi Says:

    What fun shots! Keep that inner child playful for a long and happy life!

  17. ewok1993 Says:

    betsy is so adorable. tell her that.

  18. Rajesh Says:

    Great shots. Betsy is very active person.

  19. Judy Says:

    They do say that we should continue to play…

  20. Coloring Outside the Lines Says:

    Betsy is such a card- young at heart & so sweet!

  21. Carletta Says:

    Fun post George!
    Looks like Betsy definitely found her “JOY” on this day!

  22. MaryBeth Says:

    And that, George is what keeps us young!!! Neat shots. MB

  23. Cheryl Lorrain Says:

    Oh I love this post! How happy Betsy looks and I can tell you are smiling just as happily as she is!

  24. Swati Singh Says:

    Fantastic photos, looking in the enjoyable mood..
    thanks..

  25. EG CameraGirl Says:

    It’s wonderful that Betsy is not afraid of her inner child. Way to go, Betsy!

  26. Mary Says:

    I love these photos! Looks like so much fun!

  27. Sartenada Says:

    Lovely photos!

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