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Thursday, November 04, 2010

Seasonal Treat

Wham, bam.  A couple of weeks ago we had a weird frost, and suddenly it was here: FALL.  Oh, fall, you get me every time.  Nature puts on such a show for us.  I grew up with Skyline Drive and the Blue Ridge Parkway nearby, so you’d think I’d be jaded.  Nope!  I love the colors the trees here give us all, too, although the pepper trees do make me sneeze on the way to the park!  :)

The eye candy I enjoy most is also some I’m lucky enough to see twice a day.  Every morning and afternoon I really enjoy the streets right by school.  I don’t mean I like them.  I mean my breath is taken away, and I just have to gawk.  The shady streets become red and yellow covered bridges of stained glass.

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This, in all directions, for blocks and blocks.  The trees from one side touch their friends from across the way, and it is amazing to me.

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It may have topped out in the low 80s today, but it’s fall all the same.

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Otis, for his part, is probably very pleased that means we are filling the bird feeder again.  He’s missed his bird watching.  :)

1 comment:

Debra W said...

Wonderful photos:)

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