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October Photos: The “B” Sides

October 31, 2011

All the photos that didn’t make their way into October blog posts (and too good not to share).

Backyard Frolicking …

Apple Picking in Julian, Ca. with Theresa Weir, author of“The Orchard” …


Finding Pumpkins and Gourds Around Town …

Random Fun …

Happy Halloween!

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  1. October 31, 2011 2:32 am

    No power in New Jersey. Halloween in my town was “postponed” to Friday- too many wires and trees down; too dangerous to walk around! Mother Nature!

    • November 2, 2011 11:05 pm

      Really, no power?! How long were you out?

  2. October 31, 2011 4:17 am

    lovely photos! The colors are vibrant and stunning. I especially liked the picture of the apples by the roadside. 🙂

    • November 2, 2011 11:05 pm

      Thank you so much. And thanks for stopping by and commenting.

  3. October 31, 2011 4:46 am

    Ohhh, love the Halloween pics; Sophie’s (and Brian’s — LOL) costumes are adorable. The cat pic is so cool!

    • November 2, 2011 11:05 pm

      Thanks, Julia. I have nice subjects to shoot. That makes it easy!

  4. October 31, 2011 6:13 am

    Great photos! I’d love to be in that apple orchard right now, looks so sunny and fun! Brian makes a great ladybug!

    • November 2, 2011 11:06 pm

      Thanks, Caryn. Bryan looks upset, but he’s actually pretty happy with those antennas that he made Sophie.

  5. October 31, 2011 6:16 am

    ‘B’ as in beautiful! Your photos are filled with such fun and joy. Thanks for sharing these B’s they’re the ‘B’est. 😉

    • November 2, 2011 11:06 pm

      Why thank you for the ‘B’est comments!

  6. October 31, 2011 7:06 am

    Gorgeous photos. I think the dandelion is my favorite. So many you could frame, though… I love your view of the world.

    • November 2, 2011 11:07 pm

      Thanks, Shary. I never thought of it as my view of the world until you said that. I like it! And I do plan to frame the dandelion photo with one of my Goodwill frames.

  7. October 31, 2011 7:44 am

    You are one amazing photographer Leah; these are stunning, as usual. Thanks for sharing your gift for all of us to enjoy!

    • November 2, 2011 11:07 pm

      Thank you, Susan. I always appreciate your kind words.

  8. October 31, 2011 9:11 am

    Leah – what fun, beautiful pictures! Such a delicious slice of fall! *sigh* Honey Bunny and I LOVE Julian, CA. They make the best pies…..such a delightful town!

    Happy Halloween!

    • November 2, 2011 11:08 pm

      Thanks, Ann. I love Julian and their pies too. We may make another trip up there closer to Thanksgiving and pick up a few for the big feast.

  9. October 31, 2011 9:15 am

    Beautiful pictures! Autumn is really here.

    Juliet

    • November 2, 2011 11:08 pm

      Thank you so much, Juliet. I love autumn and it’s beauty — my favorite season!

  10. October 31, 2011 9:26 am

    Gorgeous pics and great photography. Those apples look ready to bite into, the pumpkins make me crave so many things and I just love the handprint art. What a great October collection.

    • November 2, 2011 11:09 pm

      Thank you, Claire. The handprint art is definitely a keeper. Now if only my husband would wash the paint off the sliding glass door…

  11. October 31, 2011 9:57 am

    What gorgeous photos!!!!!!!!!! I don’t have enough of these: !!!! to adequately express the gorgeousness!

    • November 2, 2011 11:10 pm

      Thank you, Theresa. That is so nice of you to say. Truly means a lot coming from you.

  12. October 31, 2011 10:14 am

    Brian does not look happy! Why?!?, He looks great as a lady bug!!

    • November 2, 2011 11:10 pm

      It’s all an act really. He’s quite proud of those ladybug antennas because he made them for Sophie.

  13. October 31, 2011 10:17 am

    Gorgeous photos! What a cute little lady bug!

    • November 2, 2011 11:10 pm

      Thanks, Michelle. Yes, she does make a cut little bug, doesn’t she? 🙂

  14. October 31, 2011 1:39 pm

    Beautiful pictures,Leah; I especially loved the one of your hubby with the ladybug headpiece. Keep stored for future blackmail! ; )

    • November 2, 2011 11:11 pm

      Thanks, Jolina! He asked why I didn’t put a funnier picture of him up. But I like that one. It speaks volumes.

  15. October 31, 2011 3:34 pm

    Oh, Leah… thank you for the visual feast! The photography is lovely (I loved the animal shots and Sophie in costume). Thanks for sharing; you’re right. They were too good not to post!

    • November 2, 2011 11:12 pm

      Thanks, Melissa. I like the animal shots too. I love that “view from the pumpkin perspective” shot. Reminds me of some of the great photos I’ve seen on your site.

  16. October 31, 2011 4:56 pm

    Absolutely lovely pictures Leah, really enjoyed them. My favourite? Of Brian of course, it is so offbeat!

    • November 2, 2011 11:12 pm

      Thanks, Elizabeth. Yes, Bryan does make quite a cute ladybug!

  17. October 31, 2011 9:06 pm

    These pictures are spectacular! Why do you call it the B side when they’re all “A’s”? I love the photos of the gourds, the close-up of the pumpkin and the scarecrow sign. Bryan doesn’t look too excited to be photographed, though.

    • November 2, 2011 11:13 pm

      It’s all an act, Monica. He loves it! Thanks for your nice words.

  18. November 1, 2011 8:41 am

    She looks like such a happy little girl!

    • November 2, 2011 11:13 pm

      Thanks. I’m a lucky mom because she really is a happy girl (most of the time).

  19. November 1, 2011 9:27 am

    I love that your posts literally induce a smile.

    😀

    • November 2, 2011 11:13 pm

      Wow, thanks Sara. That is so nice of you to say.

  20. November 1, 2011 5:29 pm

    Leah, these shots are downright spectacular! I’m so glad you included them in this post! The one of your husband made me laugh! What a good sport he is! The photos are so good, I seriously cannot pick a favorite!

    • November 2, 2011 11:14 pm

      Thanks, Bella. So nice of you to say. Bryan actually loves it! He is proud of those ladybug antennas because he made them for Sophie.

  21. November 1, 2011 6:59 pm

    Love ’em. How can a dandelion be so pretty and pesky at the same time?

    • November 2, 2011 11:14 pm

      Thanks, Allison. Isn’t that true about dandelions? They are so pretty though.

  22. November 1, 2011 8:47 pm

    What lovely photos — all brought a smile to my face 🙂

  23. November 2, 2011 5:30 am

    I’ve always wanted to go apple picking!

    • November 2, 2011 11:15 pm

      Thanks so much. Apple picking is so fun. This is the second year I’ve done it. It’s becoming a tradition.

  24. November 2, 2011 8:45 am

    Love the pictures, as always. Fall apples–yum! Hope your NaNo writing is going well.

    • November 2, 2011 11:15 pm

      Thanks, Susan. I really need to write more actually! I appreciate your encouragement!

  25. November 5, 2011 10:09 am

    All the pictures are winners! Thanks for sharing them. I love the second one down, with the dog in the background of a couple of pumpkins. He looks like he has a plan to “take care of” those pumpkins!

  26. Roses Daughter permalink
    February 9, 2012 4:40 am

    Great photos! I really ove the last one in her Halloween costume. Happy SITS day!

  27. February 9, 2012 4:50 am

    Love your photos! You’re dauqhter’s adorable – so happy to have found your blog through SITS!

  28. February 9, 2012 6:19 am

    Fabulous photos! 🙂

  29. February 9, 2012 7:55 am

    Love all the colors … so vibrant!

    Enjoy your SITS day!

  30. February 9, 2012 9:14 am

    Amazing photos, lady! I want to take a bite of those apples…They look like I can reach out and grab one.

  31. February 9, 2012 11:07 am

    Very pretty pictures, and evocative of fun times! Looks like you grab life by the horns and hold on tight!

  32. February 9, 2012 12:45 pm

    Cute photos! Happy SITS day!

  33. February 9, 2012 1:13 pm

    Cute little Lady Bug girl…. Ladybug Dad- not looking so happy about it….

    I love the photos of autumn!
    (from SITS)

  34. February 9, 2012 6:30 pm

    Happy SITS Day!
    I love the picture of the dog and the one with the cat.

    I’m a photography and animal lover and have blogs for each topic – I’m excited to check out your stuff too.

  35. February 10, 2012 9:11 am

    Fall is my favorite season. Thanks for the reminders of how great it is!

    Happy SITS Day!

  36. February 10, 2012 10:45 am

    Happy SITS day! Love the picture of the hands on the glass!

  37. February 10, 2012 11:54 am

    You’re right. These are too good not to share.

  38. October 18, 2012 3:34 pm

    I love your photos -especially with Theresa Weir/AKA Anne Frasier. I am lucky enough to be in her anthology of Halloween stories – Anne Frasier’s Deadly Treats – Halloween Tales of Magic, Mystery and Mayhem. Everyone loves Halloween it seems.

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