October 26, 2011

Halloween Scarecrows

With sixty degree weather and sunny skies, I went for a much-needed walk to a hidden gem near my home.

My goal was to clear my head and experience God's beauty during my favorite season.

I went to see the most amazing dahlia show (more on that another time) but found these fun scarecrows while meandering through the various pathways.

I must make a point of visiting this place more often.

What do you do when you just need to clear your head?

"It was one of those perfect autumnal days
which occur more frequently in memory than in life."
- P.D. James


Amanda said...

Oh how fun are those! They would make fantastic company on a walk, nothing beats a nice walk to clear away the cobwebs!

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Love the Wizard of Oz ones! I don't think my head's ever been clear, I live in a fog:@)

michelle said...

Oh my gosh that first one is so cool!!! I hope you enjoyed your walk, it was really nice here yesterday, today, not so much.

Lisalulu said...

i LOVE these! such great ideas! If only it didn't rain here so much, I'd totally do that. I had a friend that found a pair of men's size 60pants, so she stuffed them and made a giant pumpkin-head man for a scarecrow. he was l-a-r-g-e. Thanks for the ideas

Kris said...

I love the one make out of clay pots! Very clever ideas!

Now, what do I do to clear my head.... Humm, I love to turn everything off and have complete silence and in the stillness I find peace and can clear my head!


Hot Coco said...

Love these pictures! What great, clever fun! :-)

To really clear my head, I go to the ocean; works every time. :-)

Blondie's Journal said...

Fun, fun, fun! Halloween is such a HAPPY holiday!


Whit said...

How neat! I love the Wizard of Oz scarecrows.
To clear my head, I go for a long drive in my car with the music up loud. I've got a well-worn path I love to drive when I'm feeling stressed.

Kris said...


I don't know how you would clean those canopies. I've never had one. I had a friend who had one when I was in high school and I think her mom removed it and washed it. I like the flowing fabric but don't know if I would ever want one.

I'm like you, just something else to collect dust...Pretty though.


the cape on the corner said...

how fun is that potted one? this is making me really excited for the village of shops that does a scarecrow festival. i can't miss it this season!

Beauty Blogger Bri said...

Love the Wizard of Oz scarecrows!

When I need to relax, I listen to Coldplay :) Then again, I'm always listing to Coldplay, so...lol.

Grammy Goodwill said...

I wish I lived near you. I love scarecrows and fall displays.

Miss Kitty said...

Those scarecrows are so very cute...they make me smile! Thanks for sharing your photos of your walk.

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