make-believe: a forest walk.

October 4, 2012
foraging
This time of year has me wanting for little adventures. Dreary days spent cooped up writing in my apartment have me itching to be out in the woods instead. I’d happily withstand a few raindrops on a woodsy romp. This time of year, I’d hunt for old concord grape vines and the last of fall’s mushrooms. Armed with a little pocket knife and a snack, I’d bring a basket to carry back my spoils–you know the sort–branches and brambles and other countrified things.

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10 Comments

  • Reply Amielle October 4, 2012 at 1:32 pm

    That jacket and those boots are amazing!

  • Reply Erin October 4, 2012 at 2:02 pm

    Track finder! My husband and I had so much fun with that book when we hiked part of the Appalachian Trail on our honeymoon. This time of year always pulls me back to nature as well.

  • Reply Milynn {Love + Whimsy} October 4, 2012 at 2:48 pm

    I love that basket! I've been wanting to go fruit picking, I think that will be handy to have 🙂

  • Reply Anna V. October 4, 2012 at 3:46 pm

    Well if you'd like a virtual walk in the forest you can just check out the last few posts in my blog! 🙂 I live in Finland, in the countryside, and I absolutely love our nature. For the last couple of weeks my husband and I have spent hours just walking out there – we even ran into a huge moose, and believe it or not I got it on video!

    The boots look awesome! But I'm afraid the kind of places we wander in, Gore-Tex is the only option… 😉

  • Reply Jessie Ammons October 4, 2012 at 5:39 pm

    What a beautiful jacket! Do you work from home, usually? If so, are you an exerciser at all? I'm not a gym person and am always on the search for people's at-home favorites … mine is usually a yoga mat and a podcast …

  • Reply sweet harvest moon October 4, 2012 at 7:20 pm

    autumn is my favorite time of year. Forest walks with a thermos full of hot tea sounds like heaven!

  • Reply Mary October 4, 2012 at 7:48 pm

    A walk through the woods sounds so nice, especially before winter starts to set in. The colors here are at their height and are so beautiful!

  • Reply Harri Davison October 4, 2012 at 9:43 pm

    What a brilliant post, I love the jacket! x

  • Reply dkshopgirl October 5, 2012 at 12:34 pm

    Love the jacket!!!

  • Reply Shoko October 5, 2012 at 1:39 pm

    "eat me" snack bag = must have.

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