Wayzata, Minnesota

Thursday, January 28, 2016

My Outdoor Gym

You have to look very close to view this barbed wire fence on our property.
But it's there, in every shot.  Welcome to my outdoor world.


"I hate going to the gym, so sweating outdoors
 sure beats sitting on a stationary bike
 staring at my naval." Tom Selleck

Barbed wire fencing has a way of going unnoticed.

Late afternoon sunshine, a bit windy yet, but still a gorgeous afternoon.

"Marry an outdoors woman. Then if you throw her
 out into the yard on a cold night, she can still survive."
W.C. Fields

I love this old car. I know it needs to get off it's wheels and roll out.  It sits patiently along the barbed wire fence and my greenhouse.

Oh and my greenhouse, a bit worse for wear this year.

Oops!  We haven't had a true Minnesota winter yet.  But we've had some pretty strong winds.  I'm inside my greenhouse looking out, where I shouldn't be seeing the great outdoors!

Come spring we'll/I'll be fixing/replacing/refreshing/and growing once again.

"I go to nature/and my greenhouse to be soothed and healed
 and to have my senses put in tune once more."

Take care everyone and enjoy your day- and the great outdoors!
Thanks for stopping by.


Debbie said...

beautiful snow...and such a pretty sun catcher!!!!

eileeninmd said...

Hello, Pretty snowy scenes and fence shots. I like the suncatcher too. Enjoy your day!

Christine said...

Looks like a pretty fine Minnesota day to me! Love the old car patiently waiting to be taken on a drive!
Have a great day!

EG CameraGirl said...

Yep, I see the barbed wire! Pity the greenhouse is torn!

Breathtaking said...

Hi Karen!:) Very nice snow and fence shots. I hope you'll soon be able to get out with the car.:)

Cloudia said...

Your wonderland, K!

ellen b said...

Looks like the weather doesn't trap you inside! Great shots!

Author R. Mac Wheeler said...

Kilroy :)

Anonymous said...

I really like this, Karen. Your blog has a real feel, like coming home. Thank you for this, and all of your posts. You are wonderful. Hugs.

Gail said...

Fantastic shots. It felt like home.

Isn't it nice to have a mild winter?

Ida said...

I could see that fence in every shot. Brrr...on the snow. I chuckled at the W.C. Fields quote.

TexWisGirl said...

i like your outdoor gym. :)

Tanya Breese said...

bummer on the greenhouse! pretty snowy scenes though!

Jeanie said...

Some good quotes for a snowy day! Pretty brisk, though!

sage said...

I do miss the snow. Good photos and quotes!

Felicia said...

soon the warm breezes will blow. i like that old car.

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

Poor greenhouse.

It feels like spring in D.C. today, I had to take my jacket off walking home from the store with the d.a.w.g. It was plenty warm in just a t-shirt!