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Head West To See The Colors of Autumn

Remember to cherish each day, each passing season, and appreciate this area that we call our home.

If you go to work, come home, and do your daily chores and things, without getting out to see the diversity and beauty of the area we live in, you are missing out.

St. Charles County has some striking beauty that I've heard compared to the Northeast and this is the perfect time of the year to see it. The autumn colors are starting to pop and the days are bright, warm and sunny. One of my favorite areas to explore (with my camera in hand of course) is Missouri wine country out in the Defiance/Augusta areas. The rolling hills and the river bottom flatlands offer a landscape of variety, beauty and wildlife.

While you are out in that direction, make a little detour through New Melle, Mo on Sunday, Oct. 9, and stop by a little church, Immaculate Heart of Mary. The church members are having their fall sausage dinner and craft show from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Enjoy good people, delicious home-cooked eats, and a little bit of shopping.

Here's the info for your GPS:
8 West Highway D
New Melle, MO 63365
(636) 398-5270

Even if you don't get out this weekend, remember to cherish each day, each passing season, and appreciate this area that we call our home.

Happy autumn everyone!

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Indulgence Purses October 07, 2011 at 02:54 PM
What a gorgeous picture Christy! I'm looking forward to the scenic drive out to New Melle. You can't beat the home style sausage dinner at Immaculate Heart of Mary church, it's delicious, and the craft show is an enjoyable way to finish off your trip shopping local small businesses and talented crafters. I'll see you there!
Kalen Ponche October 07, 2011 at 03:59 PM
Between that and the Augusta Beer Fest- sounds like there are a few reasons to head west this weekend :)
Jeanne Malmberg Spencer October 09, 2011 at 12:07 PM
Make sure to see the Daniel Boone Home. It's a great tour and the scenery is fantastic. They offer guided tours of the home or historic village on the hour, 9-5 each day. $7 & under per tour.
Rev. Renita Marie Lamkin October 12, 2011 at 12:35 PM
Amazing photo!

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