A Week of Photos, August 19-25

On Saturday we were invited along on a hike up Mount Hallowell.

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When it comes to Suki I am really, really bad at selecting just a few photos. So here’s a ton of summit pictures.

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And also a few landscapes. These are easier for me to pare down.

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Suki demonstrated that she can relax anywhere.

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Fall colours are starting to creep into the landscape. Which is pretty, but I’m also not ready for summer to be over.

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At the top there’s an old fire watch cabin.

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There’s nothing overly special about these, but I always have to photograph them because of the colours and textures.

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I did warn that I have a hard time paring down Suki’s pictures.

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I’m going to try being more selective of photos in the future (maybe) but not this time.

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Hallowell also had a copper mining operation at one point, so we stopped by that area on the way down.

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Which included looking at the mine entrance, but definitely not going into the mine because we’re not crazy. No offense to anyone to enjoys spelunking.

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There were tons of rocks with copper patina on them scattered around the area though. I didn’t notice Suki’s paw when I was taking the second photo, but I think it adds to it.

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When we got home we just hung out in the yard. Suki still wanted to play with her sheep ball.

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The garden is going fairly well. My rose (which I wasn’t expecting anything from this year) has a single bud on it, we’re getting a steady snack’s worth of blueberries, and the first pumpkin is turning orange. Suki’s pretty intrigued by all the cucurbit plants.

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Then there’s this tiny watermelon.

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I let the radishes go a bit long. They’re pretty tasty roasted, but I didn’t mind letting Suki tear all the leaves off one then run away with the root.

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So far August is wrapping up pretty nicely.

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