Fall: An Epilogue

Perhaps this post should be entitled “An Ode to the Japanese Maple.”

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We are graced by some magnificent old trees, including this wondrous Japanese Maple, which has dazzled me ever since I first got to know it two falls ago.

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With this past weekend’s storm, most of the fall leaves are gone from the trees, which is a sure sign that Mother Nature is ready to usher in winter.

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Pear orchard across the road.
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Nearly naked walnut tree.
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Big Leaf Maple leaves carpet the ground.

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