A WALK IN THE PARK – Marilyn Armstrong and Garry Armstrong

September 23, 2019 – Autumn Leaf

On one of the prettiest days of the month, we took our cameras and went to River Bend. We had hoped there would be some autumn foliage. There was a little bit. A few changing maple trees and hints of gold in the dark green leaves of late summer. But mostly, it was lovely but not especially autumnal.

Photo: Garry Armstrong

Photo: Garry Armstrong

Today the leaves began to fall. They haven’t changed color. They just started falling like a storm of leaves. Maybe it was the wind or maybe it’s going to be another year when instead of autumn, the leaves just curl up and fall to the ground.

Photo: Garry Armstrong

At least the weather has been lovely. Bright and clear and cool and night, warm by day. It is the first really nice weather we’ve had all season. Just in time for putting up the bird feeders.

Amber light in early fall

Black-Eyed Susans

We do have birds. They are still very shy and mostly, very small. Lots of nuthatches and titmice. And a few others I have not yet identified. They are in different feathers than they were in breeding feathers over the summer. I’ll get them all right yet.

Garry at River Bend



Categories: Autumn, Blackstone River, cee's photo challenge, Flower of the day, Garry Armstrong, Marilyn Armstrong, Nature, Photography

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16 replies

  1. If only spring could have been like this. We’re getting the same weather.
    Leslie

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  2. You have captured Autumn so beautifully. Ours is rainy and damp. We did have a week of warm weather and sun but alas it is gone. It’ll be interesting to see if we enjoy a few more autumnal days before winter truly sets in. Thank you for sharing our beautiful autumn. Love it.

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  3. Beautiful words along with the wonderfully refreshing images. Good day! 🌹💐

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  4. Lovely photos. Your bkack eyed Susan’s are in the same condition as mine in the garden

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    • The leaves are falling off the trees. Not colorful, just curled up and died. Just like last year. We got hit with another heatwave and now, I think the air has cooked the leaves. IF it chills down, we may get a resurgence. Otherwise, we seem to have lost autumn.

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  5. Looks like wonderful weather — I hope the leaves turn for you!

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