Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Walking Bonnies field~Happy Thanksgiving

Howdee all,
 
I am now in NC with Sicksta Dell and her family.
Colin continues to do remarkably well.
We have much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving!
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Wednesday we went for a short walk into a neighbors soybean field.
 
bonnies pond and soy field_005It was so nice to get out and enjoy the day…we have had such a difficult and stressful few weeks.
Bonnie, who owns this land, is in her 80s
She still has her land plowed and planted.
This year she has soybeans  Soybeans are planted to enrich the soil.
Next year she will have tobacco planted.
 
bonnies pond and soy field_012Sicksta and I munched on a few soybeans as we walked.
The soybeans were smaller than the edamame we are used to eating.
 
bonnies pond and soy field_006
They were chewy and tasty. We don’t think these are harvested at all and will find out if we can pick a few to cook.

Bonnie also has a small pond on her property.
bonnies pond and soy field_003
No ducks..I did see a few birds flying around..but have no bins with me here in NC.
I will have to wait for Jeff to arrive with our Homey..
bonnies pond and soy field_002It was a beautiful day..and nice to go for a walk together..
Nice to let go of the stress accumulated in the past few weeks..
 
bonnies pond and soy field_004and enjoy~Natures decorations… 

and a farmers field…

We have much to be thankful for..
Wishing you and yours a Wonderful Thanksgiving..Filled with
LOVE and GRATITUDE

6 comments:

Robin Clifton said...

Reminds me of my home, growing up.

Hilke Breder said...

A beautiful reflection on giving thanks. I'd also like to give thanks to you, Dawn, for your eloquent championship of birds and birders.

Gaelyn said...

Glad you could out into nature. Very important.

NCmountainwoman said...

I've been checking your blog regularly, but for some reason it wouldn't let me comment until today. At any rate, so glad Colin is doing well and thankful that you have a respite form all the stress. Happy Thanksgiving to you and all.

Ron said...

I like the place very peaceful and refreshing this is a good place for a date lol

Dawn Fine said...

Thank you all..((Hugs))
I really appreciate your comments, thoughts and prayers thru out this ordeal.

Its so nice to be back here in NC while Colin is recuperating.

Hilke..thank you so much..that means allot to me. :)

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