Thursday, October 27, 2011

Favorite Thing Friday - October 27th

It's not quite Friday in my corner of the world, but it's close.  Maybe by writing my Favorite Thing Friday thing post I'll get a good jump going into the weekend.  After a day spent in meetings, I most definitely need some powerful positive thinking!

Last week was Fall Break for Kiddo.  She had 3 days out of school.  We had great plans for the long weekend, but after a mix up with the volleyball schedule, an unexpected business trip for me and an out of nowhere assignment for My Guy, we weren't sure there would be any plans.  However, we did manage to cobble together a short family trip where we:

Looked at big rocks

Climbed into the big rocks

Checked out one of Jesse James' hideouts.

And photographed the fall foliage.

So the rocky start to Fall Break ended up being a rocky end too.  But in the end we all had a great time. 

That's it for my favorite thing this week.  Check out all the other Friday favorites over at Shay's Quilting in My Pyjamas. 


  1. What a lovely favorite, Kate! Very nice way to spend a day. Happy Thursday night / Friday! ☺

  2. That looks like a really special place, love the size of those rocks and the autumn foliage :-)

  3. Those rocks look pretty amazing; the foliage too. Nice FTF!

  4. This reminds me of Yosemite. I love the fall foliage.

  5. jesse james! can't get any better than that -- he cut a pretty wide swath across the midwest -- he's even been rumored to have hung out here in the frozen tundra! ... love the fall colors.

  6. Those rocks look like parts of the Australian bush. How cool to see where Jesse James hid when he was on the lam !

    Glad you had time to take a few days out for yourself in amongst all that crazy unexpected work .

  7. Fab photos! Where are they actually taken? Looks like a great day out.

  8. Wow, those are some great pictures.Looks like a good way to spend some time off.
    By the way I love your starter picture...very cool

  9. I'm glad you managed to get some family time - looks like a great place to visit!

  10. Wow great photos, I especially love the fall leaves.
    Great to hear you had some nice family time away during Fall Break.

  11. Your FTF post rocks, Kate! I love places like that. In fact, I was thinking the hubs and I should find something similar this weekend. Beautiful pictures!


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