When the temps are pushing 70 degrees on a beautiful sunny November day, we don't take the time to sit inside and watch football - not when there are tons of leaves to clean up in the yard.
Leaf clean-up is a tedious task and is helpful if you have this tool - a gas powered blower.
And these tools - a handy rake and two teen age girls to operate those rakes
Rake balancing is a natural talent for Nature Girl.
Time to drag those leaves deep into the woods and pray they do not blow back into the yard.
It's so good to see smiles on their faces while they
Hooray - we are almost done!
Cooper likes to try to help.
But he eventually gets bored with leaf raking.
Time out for a much needed break.
Pia hides out in the leaves. Can you find her?
Dudley keeps a watchful eye out for unwanted critters.
He has a "bird's eye" view from here.
Our first attempt at a self-timed family portrait.
We always try to make the most of this yearly chore and are most thankful for a beautiful balmy day on which to complete it. And from what we understand, our beloved Baltimore Ravens kicked the Oakland Raiders butt today! I guess that would have been a good game to watch!