Entries Tagged ‘Fall Color’:

Japanese / Portland Fall Color

Another rainy day in late Winter prompted me to revisit a scene from a more colorful time at our (Portland) Japanese gardens.  There is more to see there than one, world-famous, Maple (http://bit.ly/2nus7bt)

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Winter must come

But we will keep the lights burning

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Flowing Colors

Trout Lake creek, near Mt. Adams in South central Washington State, flowing through Autumnal color in mid October

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Catnapping

Dreaming under the changing colors of early Autumn

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Stand Out

It only takes one…

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High and Dry

No too long ago this spot was part of a small, seasonal stream at the point where it entered a lake. A beaver came along and set about to do as beavers do; build himself a nice dam. So he started by chewing down an aspen tree…
Apparently our beaver had not gotten the [...]

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A ring of precious Fall color

For my Australian friends (it is Autumn in Australia)…
Fall view across one of the small lakes that ring my home town — Camas, Washington…

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Sculpted by lightning

This highly unusual shape of a tree was probably caused by lightning. Under that scenario a bolt would have struck and broken off  the upper part of the tree, then the remaining trunk healed over while the tree continued to grow… horizontally (!?)
However it was caused the current shape works well as a prop [...]

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Hope and a promise

There are times in every life when it feels like the clouds will never part, the rain will never stop, the trees will never carry leaves again. Deep in the woods.
And then the sun breaks through, and with it hope, and a promise.  Beauty is all around, it is here and now, in every season [...]

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Colorful doormat

A hole in a tree could be a portal to some excellent adventure, especially if your name is Alice. But a door it is. And in the Fall, the occupants may find a colorful doormat ready for them up front.

Do you like this image? Would you like to know how it was made?
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