In Michigan, our autumn arrived late. But when it came, it dazzled.
We spent a lot of our October looking at scenes like this -- a few changing colors early, the rest green.
And then the gold came in.
A little of reddish orange began to show...
...soon bursting into a full-fledge, hot red.
Those bushes in the process of changing were a beautiful mix of different color tones.
Even the speckled, spotted leaves, getting ready to drop, were still shockingly beautiful.
The berries were coming out on the cedar trees, much to the delight of the robins.
Meanwhile, chipmunks were dashing through the woods...
...and squirrels scrambled through the trees. Everyone was gathering nuts when they found them.
Blue skies, gray skies -- it didn't matter. The colors popped.
I have to end this post with a few photos of Harry the Heron, still at the pond in the Ditch, though I haven't seen Ellie Egret for a couple of weeks.
He has such an sharp eye, doesn't he?
The lighting was just perfect for observing Harry on his latest suppertime venture.
He even had a little luck.
With the setting sun, twilight at the Ditch offers some beautiful views.
Soon he will be flying off to a warmer winter climate.
I hope he lands where you are!
I'll end where I began, a beautiful day with a blue sky and glorious color. I hope you're seeing it too.
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