Intermittent rain showers helped us to see this year’s fall colours … which seemed to peak in a ragged way this time around the sun.
Here are the remnants of a good crop of Bristly Sarsaparilla…
Little pool on east side Hwy 529 in the afternoon…
Red Maple turning …
Looking downstream, westerly, from Twin Rivers Bridge …
Goldenrod, “gone to seed”:
Three milkweed pods, one with a critter in nymph form.
The nutrient remobilization in these raspberry leaves is almost complete. The resulting colouration reveals the fractal-like pattern of each leaf’s vein structure. (Click on the image a couple of times to see the patterns up close. Use your browser’s “back” button to return.)
TinTin and I often enjoy CBC Radio One while out and about. I find the Canadian content to be a pleasant antidote to some of the “news” that fills our aether.
A few days ago we came across a muddy pick-up carrying a couple of 4 wheelers, way back in the boonies. In addition to other graffiti, the lifted half-ton was sporting this decal:
Apparently there are folks around who have strong feelings on the topic:
Probably best to ignore them and to spend more of our time enjoying our natural environments, our arts and our kin and friends.
Love the red maple!!!! Only you can make a goldenrod look so good, even at this time of year! I love the CBC!!!
I don’t make the goldenrod look good. Someone Else does! Yes, I was listening to the CBC when I made most of those pictures. Good Canuck music, including oldies like Ian Tyson singing Four Strong Winds. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PC50XxmgDCg