IN THE FIELD: Busy Busy Busy

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Where’s David been ???  Well here goes…we have been getting ready for the “big move.” My wife and have built a new home. It is something we have talked about doing since we first met.

For the last year we have been renting a small house while our home was being built. During the last few weeks of October, we have been busy with settlement on the home, and moving all the stored items (80% of our belongings) to the new house. Additionally, we have been packing the remainder of our stuff, organizing various contractors jobs, shopping for necessities such as window treatments (we do have neighbors), a new refrigerator (have to keep food and beer cold), and new bed coverings (winter is on the way) along with other odds and ends.

I have even managed to free up some time and shoot 4237 photographs of the Autumn foliage all across the northeast part of the country.

Okay, so I didn’t shoot 4237 photographs of Autumn foliage. But I did manage to find a few minutes here and there to document the whole building process of the house and to photograph some classic cars and trucks. It feels odd not being out with my camera, but soon enough I’ll be out exploring our new territory and sharing what I find.

I do miss all of your stories and wonderful photos you include with them. My new office will be the perfect place to catch up and I look forward to seeing what all of you folks have been up to.

I would also like to thank you all for the likes and the follows…they are truly appreciated beyond words.

The final move is soon upon us….then we get to unpack.

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  1. November 1, 2013 at 5:02 pm

    Congratulations – it must be very exciting to be moving in.

    • November 4, 2013 at 8:24 am

      Thanks Ehpem….it sure is exciting! The final push is later this week…yippeeee!

  2. November 1, 2013 at 5:45 pm

    Happy new home to you both…and the puppers too :)

    • November 4, 2013 at 8:38 am

      Thanks Teri, it’s almost time…a couple more days!!!

  3. November 1, 2013 at 6:00 pm

    This is so exciting to be moving in a new house. Good Luck for you both. Blessing and Happiness in your new home. Of course you are being missed and I am sure you have a wonderful autumn photographs. Thank you dear David, love, nia

    • November 4, 2013 at 8:39 am

      It sure is exciting and thank you NIa! This is something we have wanted for a very long time.

  4. November 1, 2013 at 6:26 pm

    So happy for the two of you-all the best in your new home!There will be a lot of work at the other end as you unpack and prepare for winter-but it is a new beginning and full of promise. Love this combination of colour in the photo.

    • November 4, 2013 at 8:41 am

      Thank you Jane, the final move is later this week…we’re counting the hours!

  5. LB
    November 1, 2013 at 8:27 pm

    Congratulations on your new home! We’ll be here when you get back :-)

    • November 4, 2013 at 9:01 am

      Thanks LB, we’re chomping at the bit to get in there. I sure miss all you guys…hopefully I’ll find some time for photography. The leaves are really showing their colors since the heavy rains last week.

  6. November 1, 2013 at 9:19 pm

    Congratulations! I look forward to seeing photos!

  7. November 2, 2013 at 3:44 am

    Well done – I know how excited you must be! Good luck with it all and I hope that the final stages go well. I just love your photo, too!

    • November 4, 2013 at 9:02 am

      Thanks Jo, can’t wait can’t wait. It should all go smoothly…the weather forecast looks good so far.

  8. November 2, 2013 at 6:04 am

    Glad to hear this. Congratulations! :)

    • November 4, 2013 at 9:02 am

      Thanks Cornel, a new adventure lies ahead for us!

  9. November 2, 2013 at 8:01 am

    SO, you need belongings, privacy, food, and warmth. How lame is THAT! (Hope all goes well with the move.)

    • November 4, 2013 at 9:03 am

      You win LOL! We are just about ready, but it should go well.

  10. November 2, 2013 at 8:36 am

    P.S. VIVID photo!

    • November 4, 2013 at 9:04 am

      Thanks John…a little polarizer helped in this case.

  11. November 2, 2013 at 11:15 am

    Very best of luck with the move, David. Hope it goes smoothly.

    • November 4, 2013 at 9:05 am

      Thanks Kerry, it’s been a dream of ours for a long time!

  12. November 4, 2013 at 12:08 am

    Congratulations and good luck!

    • November 4, 2013 at 9:06 am

      Thanks Montucky, a couple more days…a couple more days, a couple more days!!!

  13. November 5, 2013 at 5:09 am

    All the very best with the big move. I would think it is very exciting (and nerve-wracking!).

    Beautiful image.

  14. November 5, 2013 at 2:26 pm

    Thanks Meanderer, we are in the home stretch now…just have some clothes to pack and some odds and ends and we will be ready. It has been exciting going through the whole process…and fortunately painless!

  15. November 7, 2013 at 12:08 am

    How exciting! Congratulations on the new house!

    • November 12, 2013 at 9:25 am

      Thanks Fergie, this has been a dream of ours for 20 plus years. All those episodes of Hometime and This Old House were a big part of the inspiration.

  16. December 19, 2013 at 5:40 am

    You’ve moved! Congratulations! Such a great thing to build your own house :)

    • December 19, 2013 at 1:32 pm

      Thank you Kristina, it sure has been pretty neat settling in to something we have always wanted! I was at the build site almost everyday, camera in hand, documenting the build process.

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