ALONG THE BLACKSTONE IN RHODE ISLAND – Garry Armstrong

FOTD – October 18, 2018 – Autumn Foliage


And so, on the only sunny day of last week, we went back to the river in Rhode Island. The rain had been pelting down every day for more than a week. Not all day or all day every day, but for at least a few hours every night and most mornings. The leaves falling were green and many trees were beginning to strip.

Yellow trees east of the bridge over Route 98
Golden leaves — and a bit of orange — south of the bridge on Route 98

So we figured we might as well get as much of autumn as we could. It wasn’t going to be a good autumn and very far from great, but we did get at least a nice burst of yellow and a bit of orange in the trees along the river.

From the base of the boat slip on the Blackstone River in Rhode Island — and the stone wall along the river and canal

The only bright colors were the maples in River Bend. Maybe I’ll show them tomorrow.

Author: Garry Armstrong

As a reporter for Channel 7 in Boston for 31 years, I was witness to most of the major events affecting the region. I met a lot of people ... politicians, actors, moguls, criminals and many regular folks caught up in extraordinary situations. Sometimes, I write about the people I've met and places I've been. Sometimes, I write about life, my family, my dogs and me. Or what might otherwise be called Life.

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