Nothing like a bracing walk on a cold, gloomy day to bring the colors from vibrant to pensive.
So walk with me at one of MSU's hidden gems -- the water garden behind the MRI building.
Small waterfalls tumble over smooth rocks, wrapped into a landscape of reeds and grasses,
Only the fish seem to have the requisite orange garb of autumn!
I discovered this spot one day after having an MRI in the adjacent building. It was a quiet, pleasant place to walk after spending more time than one would like laying in a tube, senses having been assaulted by a cacaphony of excruciatingly loud sounds.
With each passing season, the garden takes on different colors and different moods.
When I first discovered this garden, it was a gray, cold, snowy day and the colors of this water garden were monochromatic -- white snow, gray rocks, skeletons of black branches from the trees and bushes at water's edge. Right now, the colors are warmer...