Fall Colours

2015-10-27 15.08.36Fall is here, and it’s my favorite season! I love the cooler weather. I love how you can find pumpkin-flavored…well, everything. (My favorite is pumpkin spice cappuccino.) I love how clear the skies are at night, making the stars shine more brilliantly than ever. (You can read about my obsession with stars here.) I love the anticipation of the Christmas season coming in a few weeks.

As much as I love all those things, I love, love, LOVE the colors of the changing leaves. This autumn, the colors around Bristol have been astounding. Unfortunately, I can’t see them much from my home because of the way it is situated. So, I take great pleasure in looking at them as I drive around.

On my way home from church Sunday, I took the picture below through the sunroof in my car, as I was stopped at a stop sign. The beauty in front of me was just too great to not try to capture it. The colors were actually more vivid than they appear in the photo.

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The picture of the tree in the upper right corner was taken at work as was the picture below.

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A couple weeks ago, when I went to eastern Kentucky, I was looking forward to seeing the fall colors on the way there and as I drove around in that area. At that time, the leaves here had not yet reached their peak of fall beauty; and I was disappointed to observe that they hadn’t there either. However, on the way home I saw one tree so brilliantly red that I had to pull over and take a picture of it. It made my day, and I hope it will make yours as well.

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