I Didn't Mean to Disappear

Hi y'all!!  Happy Spring to You.

I know I'm so late saying that but I have a good excuse.
Life...that's my excuse.

Back on March 22nd my husband and I spent the day out on "the land".
It was a perfectly beautiful day for just walking, talking, and taking pictures.

I hope you don't mind that I'm sharing a bunch here.
These are unedited and I'm just happy with the way they captured the day. 

We saw lots and lots of deer tracks but this raccoon track stole the show for me. :)

We made the trip on this particular day to see if the dogwoods and redbuds were blooming. 
We weren't disappointed. 

Nature is just amazing. 
Don't you think?

Do you like to trek around outside?
You know I love gardening but will confess that I don't spend enough time out here with him.

Thank you to those of you who sent messages checking on me. 
You remind me that this blog isn't just a website but is part of a community.

Lots to share in the upcoming weeks and I'm so inspired by all that you all are up to!

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  1. Well hiya stranger!!!!!! It's great to see you and your land is lovely!!! I collect raccoon "stuph", so your pawprint is specially cute to me!! We live in town, but on two acres of land....the flowers are taking over the back 40...we have bluebonnets, verbena, evening primrose and about 20 others that I don't have space to name. There is also a gigantic wisteria :^) It is truly beautiful to go out there and stomp around......mowing it.....not so much :^(
    Blessings to you,

  2. Lovely photos, yes I love to spend a lot of time outside too! Your flowers are so beautiful! Have a lovely weekend.

  3. It looks like a productive and fun day outdoors with your hubby. I love this time of year!

  4. So nice to see a post from you, Stacey. I must admit to being a bit concerned about you but I hesitated in sending an e-mail as I didn't want to cross any boundaries.
    Happy Spring. Your photos are all so lovely.

  5. So glad to see your post! I love nature photographs...mossy and mushrooms so pretty! Looking forward to your posts!

  6. So glad to see you back. I love your photos. I'm looking forward to what you have coming up.

  7. any day with your sweetie is a good day spent! love your photos and yes, the racoon track is so cute!

  8. Stacey,

    I love your pictures. There is nothing like nature.

    Been keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.


  9. It's great to hear from you! And what a beautiful time of year to get outside when the sun shines. That raccoon track is awesome! Enjoy your weekend sweet friend! Hugs, Diane

  10. So great to see your post as I was just thinking of you.
    Getting outside and enjoying the environment with your sweetheart makes the best day. You captured some awesome shots. Love that raccoon track.
    Have a nice weekend.
    Hugs, CM

  11. Beautiful photos! Thanks so much for sharing. Being in nature is so inspiring and leads to much gratitude!


  12. Thank the Lord, spring is finally here! Our dogwoods are just gorgeous now! Your nature photos are wonderful.

  13. These are some really neat pictures, Stacey! I miss having big open spaces around me. But at least spring is here. I personally think winter went by fast, but I was busy so that's probably why.

    Hope all is well and can't wait to hear what you've been up to!

    Jane xx

  14. Well, THERE you are!!! I was wondering what you've been up to. :) Glad to see you're back. You were definitely missed! Love your nature pics! It's totally "blooming season" in Texas. I have the pollen on my car to prove it! Lol!

  15. It's so nice to hear from you, Stacey. Nature really is amazing and I love that you and your honey enjoyed it together. Wonderful pictures too!

  16. All such beautiful photos. I love seeing a glimpse of nature from your neck of the woods. The raccoon track immediately made me think of my dogs and their muddy foot prints.

  17. I didn't email ( didn't want to disturb ) but I did check in a few times and was getting a bit worried.

    All these shots are beautiful! Thank you for sharing.

    Spring is so wonderful and so fleeting..

  18. Beautiful photos!!! Glad to hear you are taking time to enjoy life and are doing well :o)

  19. Beautiful pics, Stacey! Yes, I can lose myself in nature...and I often do!

  20. It's good to get out and enjoy life, Stacey! It seems like you had an enjoyable time and your pictures are wonderful. I love that moss on the trees.

  21. Great photos! Motivates me to take a trek out in the woods soon!

  22. I've been thinking about you! :)

  23. How nice to get out and about and enjoy mother nature with your Aggie husband! What special times and what wonderful photographs too!

    Have a great day~

  24. It's so good to see you back. l love being outdoors with my hubby, too, even if we're just sitting outside sipping iced- tea. I enjoyed your pictures. You took some really great shots. The flowers blooming were delightful and that raccoon track was pretty cool.... :)

  25. Beautiful photos. Wish we had someplace close by to walk and enjoy such a variety of nature.


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