Harry is still here, or at least was on November 7 when I took these photos.
Our leaves are falling, to be sure but there is still plenty of color.
So, before these images are just a memory, join me for a late autumn walk at the ditch.
Here we are rounding the path.
And here is a fellow walker. There are lots of them these days, enjoying 60+ weather, blue skies and golden leaves!
The trees on the island have dropped their most of leaves but the beautiful sky gives us plenty of color in the reflections.
And, because I'm a glutton for beautiful big birds...
I wish I'd had my camera when we saw him catch a huge fish (probably at least eight inches, judging by how far it hung out of both sides of his mouth!). Even though he was somewhat far away, we could still see the lump go down his neck as he swallowed!
I'm not sure when this guy will be heading South. It's certainly the latest I've seen him here.
But one day we will walk the ditch, all bundled up, and realize he is gone.
Until then, we savor every second.
It is fall. It is beautiful. And oh, what a gift.
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