As autumn nears its end and the leaves become more scarce, the vibrant colors that set the trees on fire every day are fading. To keep this lovely season going as long as possible, I thought I would share a compilation of some of the majestic shades of gold and red I’ve had the joy of seeing this autumn.
My last post was pretty negative about the whole situation with the snowstorm, since the blackout was definitely not very fun. But having a snowstorm in the middle of autumn also provided some beautiful and astonishing scenery. It was very unexpected to see flashes of gold, red, yellow and orange peeking out through the white carpet that covered every branch, leaf and patch of grass. Obviously I couldn’t help but take lots of pictures, so I figured I’d share some of them with you, to share the good side of the snowstorm too.
Hope you enjoy and please feel free to comment or share any of your pictures.
While I collect my thoughts (or rants) on our ongoing blackout for a ‘proper’ post, while still waiting for our power to come back on, I’ll leave you with these pictures of the storm, while taking advantage of my brother-in-law’s internet and heating.
Today it’s a VERY gray and EXTREMELY rainy day – I had to put that capital emphasis, because it seems the skies just decided to open up and dump rain by the truckloads, not even bucketloads. On a positive note, the rain seems to really bring out the colors of the trees and I’m lucky I get to enjoy all that beauty from my windows. So, in order to brighten things up and share the beauty with others, I thought I would post some pictures I took on another gray and rainy day not so long ago!
A few days ago I went out for a walk after the rain. I find that the rain seems to cleanse everything so colors are brighter and more stunning after a rain shower. The gray clouds also somehow manage to enhance all the brilliant autumn colors and make for amazing spectacles of nature. I hadn’t planned on walking in this park, but as I passed by, the colors of the trees caught my eye and dazzled me. Those magnificent colors beckoned me, and the further I followed the park trail, the more amazing the scene became. I was rather grateful I just happened to choose that direction for my walk, because it would have been a real shame to miss out on all that beauty.
Oh, and as a little side note: I know there are a lot of pictures of that one bench, but I just fell in love with how beautiful and romantic it looked, nestled between the trees and with all those leaves on and around it.
I hope you enjoy seeing these pictures as much as I enjoyed taking them.