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Saturday, October 12, 2013

Snapshot Saturday: October 12

Snapshot Saturday is hosted at West Metro Mommy Reads. All photos must be originals.

Last Saturday this tree in my backyard (center) was mostly green with just a few leaves turning red, now a week later it is in full autumn display. I bet next next Saturday the majority of its leaves will be on the ground. (Trees shown left to right:Variegated Japanese Willow, Purple Mountain Ash, Sweetgum.)


“Look, the trees are turning their own bodies
into pillars of light,
and giving off the rich fragrance of cinnamon
and fulfillment..."
                    -portion of poem by Mary Oliver

12 comments:

  1. Lovely contrast, thanks for sharing.

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  2. You must enjoy watching that color change. Great that you know the tree varieties. Thanks for sharing.

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  3. Such gorgeous colours, I'm enjoying our colours of spring.

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  4. Beautiful!! Thanks for adding the tree names, I wouldn't have known otherwise, I'm really bad at knowing what a tree is!

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  5. Pretty! Thanks for dropping by and visiting.

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  6. Wow you guys do autumn so well!
    Sydney is too temperate to put on much of an autumn display, so I love seeing your pics (although it's weird seeing autumn photos as we head into spring.)

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  7. I absolutely love fall for the color, crispness of the air and the smell of it! Gorgeous pic!

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  8. Beautiful photo and perfect choice of accompanying lines by Oliver, Anne.

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  9. Beautiful colors -- looks like you caught this photo at the perfect time.

    Joy's Book Blog

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  10. Beautiful...our trees aren't changing that much yet. Hopefully soon.

    THANKS for sharing.

    I don't have a Saturday Snapshot, but wanted to stop by anyway.

    Elizabeth
    Silver's Reviews
    My Blog

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  11. Beautiful photo! I have been sick for a couple of weeks and am really missing spending time outdoors (though I did get out on the deck today to read a bit).

    Sue

    Great Books for Kids and Teens

    Book By Book

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