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September, a month in photos

I am still having a blast with the “photo-a-day” challenges that I have been following.  If you are interested, check out Fat Mum Slim’s blog.

This is a long post…grab a coffee/tea or beverage of your choice, pull up a chair and enjoy!

Ok, here we go.  First the Fat Mum Slim challenge:
Sep 1 - together {this is my favorite spot to sit TOGETHER with my hubby for our morning coffee; or afternoon cocktails } #fmsphotoaday #together #coffee #mug #porch #homesweethome
1. together – my favourite spot to sit TOGETHER with my hubby. We enjoy morning coffees, afternoon cocktails, and great conversation sitting here.

Sep 2 - my name begins with ... "C" #fmsphotoaday #name
2. my name begins with…”C”

Sep 3 - lines {lines on the highway; my view to & from work daily} #fmsphotoaday #lines #highway #countryroads #princeedwardcounty #morning #clouds
3. lines – the lines on the highway – this is my daily commute to work.

Sep 4 - alone {Mr Sock Monkey sits alone, waiting patiently for my return at the end if the work day} #fmsphotoaday #alone #fun #games #sockmonkey #humor
4. alone – Mr. Sock Monkey sits alone, waiting patiently for my return at the end of the work day…

Sep 5 - here forever {this house has been 'here forever' though seems to have been forgotten} #fmsphotoaday #rural #decay #overgrown #princeedwardcounty #fallingdown
5. here forever – this house seems to have been “here forever” though it looks like it has been forgotten.

Sep 6 - getting ready {getting lunch ready for work; cheese, fruit, veggies & yogurt!  Yum} #fmsphotoaday #lunch #healthy
6. getting ready – getting my lunch ready for work; cheese, fruit, veggies & yogurt! Yum!

Sep 7 - white {my favourite pasta bowl; much used & much loved} #fmsphotoaday #white #bowl #pasta #cooking #rhonnadesigns
7. white – my favourite pasta bowl (from Italy); much used and much loved.

Sep 8 - made by me {I'm a quilter. Here are a few of my quilts!} #fmsphotoaday #handmade #quilting #quilts #backporch #princeedwardcounty
8. made by me – I’m a quilter. Here are a few of my quilts! 🙂

Sep 9 - on the wall {one of my favourite paintings} #fmsphotoaday #titlefx #pranke #art #oilpainting #barn #winter
9. on the wall – one of my favourite paintings; I love old barns.

Sep 10 - sweet {after a nasty ride in to work, I need a sweet pick-me-up!} #fmsphotoaday #sweet #starbucks #lemonpoppyseedloaf #titlefx #yummy
10. sweet – a sweet treat to start my day.

What you did today {I'm finishing the binding on my current project; Baltimore Pinwheels} It is 91" x 91"!  Whew! #fmsphotoaday #quilt #binding #handsewing #TitleFx
11. what you did today – I’m finishing the binding on my current project; Baltimore Pinwheels. It’s huge – 91″ x 91″!

Sep 12 - shadow {no sun today so this is my shadow on the kitchen wall this morning!} #fmsphotoaday #hipstamatic #shadow #titlefx
12. shadow – it was overcast today, so this is my shadow on the kitchen wall this morning; with a little help 😉

Sep 13 - Unexpected {hmmm; detour this morning} #fmsphotoaday #princeedwardcounty #detour #unexpected #roadwork #caution
13. unexpected – a detour this morning! Hmmm!

Sep 14 - liquid {this morning's coffee on the road} There is nothing like that first sip of coffee! ☕ #fmsphotoaday #liquid #coffee #timhortons
14. liquid – there is nothing like that first sip of coffee!

Sep 15 - season {the first colors of fall!} #fmsphotoaday #trees #fall #autumn #color #weather
15. season – a sure sign of fall; leaves turning

Sep 16 - frame {this one is pretty elaborate} #TitleFx #fmsphotoaday #crackerbarrel #frame #oldportrait #artifacts
16. frame – this one is pretty elaborate!

Sep 17 - in front of me {the Gulf of Mexico} A great spot for my morning coffee #fmsphotoaday #morning #sunrise #beach #gulfofmexico #florida #madeirabeach #palmtree
17. in front of me – the Gulf of Mexico – yay, we made it! Vacation!!!

Sep 18 - vintage {wonderful old car parked beside us} #fmsphotoaday #vintage #car #classic #titlefx
18. vintage – this great car was parked right beside us in Georgia where we had stopped for breakfast.

Sep 19 - what is this? {my toes on vacation} #fmsphotoaday #florida #gulfofmexico #madeirabeach #titlefx #beach
19. what is this? my toes in the Gulf on vacation!!!

Sep 20 - in the morning {today's sunrise} #fmsphotoaday #sunrise #morning #titlefx
20. in the morning – today’s sunrise over the inland waterway

Sep 21 - rule of thirds {on the beach} #fmsphotoaday #beach #gulfofmexico #florida #bluesky
21. rule of thirds – on the beach

Sep 22 - made me smile {waking up to a rainbow} #fmsphotoaday #gulfofmexico #rainbow #weather #florida
22. made me smile – waking up to a rainbow

Sep 23 (catching up) - from my childhood {me & my mom} #fmsphotoaday #oldie #mom #family
23. from my childhood – me and my mom 🙂

Sep 24 - space {waking up to a stormy morning, you can see how much 'space' the high tide took up on the beach} #fmsphotoaday #beach #storm #waves #tide #rain
24. space – woke up to a stormy morning. The tide was REALLY high over night, you can see it was almost at the volleyball nets, approx 30 feet up the beach higher than usual.

Sep 25 - H is for ... {hibiscus; a wonderful blooming hedge} #fmsphotoaday #flower #florida #hibiscus #red
25. H is for… hibiscus. This one is in a fantastic blooming hedge.

Sep 26 - curve {spectacular curve of the staircase @ the Salvador Dali Museum} #fmsphotoaday #curve #stairs #florida #stpetersburg #salvadordali
26. curve – spectacular curve of the staircase @ the Salvador Dali Museum, St. Petersburg, FL

Sep 27 - WTF? {a tiny beach house surrounded by tall condos/hotels!} #fmsphotoaday #beach #house #florida #gulfofmexico
27. WTF? {a tiny beach house surrounded by tall condos/hotels!}

Sep 28 - 10 o'clock {lots of shore birds waiting for the fisherman to look away!} . #fmsphotoaday #madeirabeach #shorebirds #gulls #egret #heron #gulfofmexico #morning #beach
28. 10 o’clock – a fisherman and a hungry audience!

Sep 29 - gold {last night's sunset was pure gold} No filter! #fmsphotoaday #gold #sunset #beach #gulfofmexico #madeirabeach #florida
29. gold – last night’s sunset was pure gold!

Sep 30 - found {lots & lots of seashells} #fmsphotoaday #found #shells #gulfofmexico #florida
30. found – lots of seashells

I also follow along with a great group of friends on FaceBook. Here is this month’s offering:
Sep 1 - a taste {nothing is as good as that first sip of freshly made coffee. This one is enhanced by a beautiful sunny late summer morning on my porch} #photoaday #coffee #starbucks #mug #garden #sunshine #morning #princeedwardcounty
1. a taste – nothing is as good as that first sip of freshly made coffee. This one is enhanced by a beautiful sunny late summer morning on my porch

Sep 2 - Labour Day {for me it's a 'quilting' day. I hope to sandwich "Baltimore Pinwheels"} #photoaday #quilt #quilting #sandwich #reproduction #moda
2. Labour Day – for me it’s a ‘quilting’ day. I hope to sandwich my Baltimore Pinwheel quilt.

Sep 3 - forget-me-not {ZipList App!  I need this so that I don't forget things while shopping!} #photoaday #ziplist #shopping #groceries #forgetful
3. forget me not – ZipList App! I need this so that I don’t forget things while shopping!

Sep 4 - very strange {I think it is very strange that Mr Sock Monkey wants try his hand at hand quilting} #photoaday #sockmonkey #fun #games #quilting
4. very strange – I think it is very strange that Mr Sock Monkey wants try his hand at hand quilting. (I know, it’s a stretch on the prompt) 😉

Sep 5 - trail {the Millennium Trail in Prince Edward County. This is one entrance located behind the Waring House}. #photoaday #princeedwardcounty #trail #hiking #biking #sunrise #morning
5. trail – the Millennium Trail in Prince Edward County. This entrance located behind the Waring House.

Sep 6 - something round {tomatoes from my garden} #photoaday #tomatoes #harvest #garden #red
6. something round {tomatoes from my garden}

Sep 7 - socks {had to dig these out of the winter bin!  We will be needing them soon} #photoaday #socks  #rhonnadesigns #fun
7. socks {had to dig these out of the winter bin! We will be needing them soon}

Sep 8 - might {after a rainy day yesterday, it looks like it might be a beautiful day today}  #TitleFx #photoaday #princeedwardcounty #morning #sunrise
8. might {after a rainy day yesterday, it looks like it might be a beautiful day today}

Sep 9 - got the t-shirt {received this @ 3 Dog Winery's planting party} The back says "planting crew" #photoaday #tshirt #3dogwinery #3dogdig #threedogdig #winery #princeedwardcounty
9. got the t-shirt {received this @ 3 Dog Winery’s planting party} The back says “planting crew”

Sep 10 - wishing {right now I'm wishing I didn't have to drive through a thunder storm. The is lots of lightening making me pretty nervous!} #photoaday  #TitleFx #morning #weather #thunder #lightening #storm #rain #princeedwardcounty
10. wishing – right now I’m wishing I didn’t have to drive through a thunder storm. There is lots of lightening making me pretty nervous! That is lightening, not a sunrise – eek!

Sep 11 - work {This is the office where I work} #photoaday #work #office #hipstamatic #titlefx
11. work – this is the office where I work.

Sep 12 - tag {this is my luggage tag} #photoaday #tag #luggage #travel #quilting
12. tag – my luggage tag – I’m ready to get going on vacation!!!

Sep 13 - movement {Friday night traffic is moving well in downtown Picton} #photoaday #picton #princeedwardcounty #mainstreet
13. movement – Friday night traffic is moving well in downtown Picton.

Sep 14 - pest {this time if year we see lots of these pests; ick!!!}
14. pest – this time of year, you see lots of these in the country…

Sep 15 - excitement {seeing a fully blooming Crepe Myrtle this late in the season} #photoaday
15. excitement – on the road (yay!) seeing a fully blooming Crepe Myrtle.

Sep 16 - group {a rare sight; a group of empty tables @ Cracker Barrel, but not for long} #photoaday #group #crackerbarrel #restaurant
16. group – can you tell we are on the road early again! A rare sight; a group of empty tables @ Cracker Barrel, but not for long.

Sep 17 - technology at work {my laptop; my camera; and photoshop} My virtual darkroom! #photoaday #technology #titlefx
17. technology at work {my laptop; my camera; and photoshop} My virtual darkroom!

Sep 18 - I love ... {my hubby's crazy sense of humor} #photoaday #hubby #docksidedave #grouper #florida
18. I love…{my hubby’s crazy sense of humour}

Sep 19 - hummingbird {no hummingbirds here, but this is what I found on my morning walk today} #photoaday #florida #madeirabeach #birds #egret #gulls #footprints #titlefx #picframe
19. hummingbird {no hummingbirds here, but this is what I found on my morning walk today}

Sep 20 - hot sauce {some of the sauces on display @ Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.} #photoaday #hotsauce #bubbagump #florida
20. hot sauce {some of the sauces on display @ Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.}

Sep 21 - family {these are the people in my family that are on vacation together} #photoaday #family #florida #madeirabeach
21. family – these are the family member that are on this vacation together!

Sep 22 - bouquet {a lovely arrangement in the entrance of the condo} #photoaday #bouquet #flowers
22. bouquet {a lovely arrangement in the entrance of our vacation condo}

Sep 23 (catching up) - bundled up {hubby is demonstrating one of last winter's snowfall; he is bundled up against the cold} #photoaday #snow #weather #parka
23. bundled up {hubby is demonstrating one of last winter’s snowfall; he is bundled up against the cold} A funny picture considering we were in Florida at the time and it was 96F!

Sep 24 - inspires me {nature in all her moods} #photoaday #sunset #beach #florida
24. inspires me {nature in all her moods}

Sep 25 - spring/fall flowers {Bougainvillea has started blooming this week} #photoaday #flower #florida
25. Sep 25 – spring/fall flowers {Bougainvillea has started blooming this week}

Sep 26 - night time {the view down the street at my vacation home} #photoaday #nighttime #lights #street
26. night time {the view down the street at my vacation home}

Sep 27 - walk {seagull's view of our walk this morning} #photoaday #beach #gulfofmexico #madeirabeach #shells #florida
27. Sep 27 – walk {seagull’s view of our walk this morning}

Sep 28 - when I was 21 {I was in Las Vegas when I was 21 & what happens in Vegas; stays in Vegas!} This is the trip that gave me the travel bug! #photoaday #palmtrees #vegas #lasvegas #travel #rhonnadesigns
28. when I was 21 {I was in Las Vegas when I was 21 & what happens in Vegas; stays in Vegas!} This is the trip that gave me the travel bug!

Sep 29 - train {there is no train near me today, so here is the local beach trolley that travels the whole length of Gulf Blvd from Clearwater to St Pete's Beach} #photoaday #florida #trolley #gulfblvd
29. train {there is no train near me today, so here is the local beach trolley that travels the whole length of Gulf Blvd from Clearwater to St Pete’s Beach}

Sep 30 - where we live {for one more day, this is where we live!} #photoaday #beach #florida #sand #palmtrees #gulfofmexico #titlefx
30. where we live {for one more day, this is where we live!}

Hope you enjoyed the photos…

Until next time, Connie 🙂

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I am living my dream life in the country! I love photography, travelling, cooking, baking and I even try my hand at quilting.

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