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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Velvet Pancakes

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39 degrees this morning just like yesterday.  The sun didn't come over the mountain till I had walked just about 5 miles.  There was a bit of a breeze too.

Went first to the post office and slipped a few things down the mail slot.

Then continued my walk mostly around town.  Walked a little ways up Sale Barn and down toward happy trails.  Went around one of the cemeteries and the ball park loop too.  

Saw the skunk again and a couple of rabbits. 
Pretty quiet around town.

Walked 6.2 miles
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We left right after breakfast for Duncansville, PA where we went to pick up a pallet load of scriptures for the Fingerprint Ministry at our church.
It was a beautiful sunny day and perfect for riding along looking 
at the beautiful fall colors.
It's about a 2 hour ride one way.
Dropped off the load at our church before coming home.

Didn't feel like cooking so we went to iHop for supper.
I got the Velvet Pancakes for the first time.
They were delicious and it was not really supper but dessert!
I ate half of them and plan on eating the other two later
for my snack adding a scoop of ice cream to them.

That's all for today.
A happy day to you.
happyone  🎈
"Sometimes I do get to places just when God's ready 
to have somebody click the shutter."
~ Ansel Adams

16 comments:

  1. I havent heard of velvet pancakes, they do look rather delicious though xx

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  2. Yes, they do look good. Are they like red velvet cake?
    Sounds like a nice day for you two.

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  3. You have some great scenes in this post.I really like that quote by Ansel Adams.

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  4. love that first image. Glad the skunk didn't squirt you.

    Duncansville....now there's a familiar name. I live about an hour east of Duncansville. Are you in Pa too.

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  5. loved seeing the roadway through town. Seems like very good walking weather.

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  6. Looks like you had beautiful fall weather for your day trip.
    Yummy looking pancakes!

    ~K.

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  7. Looks so pretty there. Oh, I could eat that stack of velvet pancakes right now, and I've just finished supper. :)

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  8. The colors are looking beautiful...and the pancakes sound delicious. We just had pancakes for breakfast this morning with strawberries and maple syrup.

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  9. I always adore mother nature...and your pancake got me hungry. :)

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  10. Your photos are so beautiful Karen. The Fall colours are so pretty right now. We have a road trip planned for Friday. I am looking forward to seeing all the Fall colour then. Your pancakes look delicious!

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  11. Those pancakes look wonderful! I hear that the fall color are at their peak in Tennessee right now. Makes me want to gas up the car and go. Have a blessed day.

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  12. Lovely scenery along the way is such a bonus and blessing and the velvet pancakes weren't a bad deal either!

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  13. Your first photo and others show the wonderful colours of this season so well.
    Pancakes do look delicious.

    All the best Jan

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  14. I think Daisy had them once

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  15. Velvet pancakes.....oh, my. Makes walking in the cold temp worth it! 😊 Awesome pics, as usual.

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