11/14/09

Weekly Winners - Autumn

November 8 -14


For weeks now the trees have been blushing furiously in anticipation of standing naked for a season.

Fall backyard

When all of us animals pack on extra - fur, fat, sweaters, hats - the trees alone brave the cold bare.

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Against an impossible turquoise sky, their leaves are a bursting, delicious spectrum of cinnamon, maple, crimson, and, butter.

Light in fall trees

The light is lovely as it weakens and filters...

Swan at Ellington Ag Center

...and we slowly spin away and away from the sun.

Autumn, 2009

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20 comments:

De said...

That one with the streaks of sunlight is breathtaking.

It was such a pleasure to look at your photos: we've had nothing but low, leaden skies for a week, typical for November. The sky won't be turquoise again until January, when the glare off the snow is a piercing as the sub-zero wind chills.

Rebecca said...

I have a big crush on this post. The imagery in your words is wonderful, your pictures are incredible. It has been beautiful here the past few weeks, and you've captured the feelings and sights poetically.

Amy said...

De - Oh that kind of weather is my worst - cold and gray-white. January however sound pretty!

Rebecca - Thanks, you are so sweet!

Frau said...

Amazing pictures!

Amy@Bitchin'WivesClub said...

I'm not sure which I liked more, the beautiful fall pictures or the delicious commentary for each of them. :) The streaks of sunlight were particularly lovely... I've never had that happen in a photo before.

Amy said...

Amy- Thank you so much. I got lucky with the light that afternoon for sure.

Heather said...

great photos! And that light one is breath taking!

evenshine said...

Lovely!

Danifred said...

That 3rd photo is absolutely phenomenal!!!!

Marylin said...

These are all lovely, the 3rd is in another league! Spectacular. :)

Rima said...

So pretty, your words and your pictures! I love the one with the light filtering through the trees.

Denise Mattox said...

Absolutely beautiful! Nature is full of such beauty, and to be able to capture it in a moment in time is like putting that moment in your pocket and carrying it forever. Love it!

merrymishaps said...

Beautiful shots. I love a bright blue sky against autumn leaves!

melissa said...

everything about this post...
beautiful.

•´.¸¸.•¨¯`♥.Trish.♥´¯¨•.¸¸.´• said...

gorgeous autumn pics I love the colours in the first one.

Liza Graves said...

BEAUTIFUL! Now that the rain is gone, we are really being blessed with beautiful days!
-Liza
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Meredith said...

Love these words, Amy, even more than the photos.

Amy said...

Meredith - Thanks!!

BlondeMomBlog (Jamie) said...

Pretty pretty pictures and words. Lovely!

piecesofmejen said...

I love the FALL! great shots!

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