Thursday, October 6, 2011

Favorite Things Friday - Fall Colors

This is the big ash tree in our backyard.  It's always the first to turn colors and shed its leaves.

Right now it is at peak, a brilliant yellow-gold.  These photos were taken just before sunset yesterday.  

Fall colors are my favorite thing this week! 

Edited to add:  I noticed just this morning that my neighbor's maple tree is absolutely brilliant.  I just took these from my upstairs window.

 


12 comments:

  1. beautiful pictures! We don't get many colors here in Northern California .. not until later anyway.

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  2. What a magnificent tree and beautiful golden foliage. Where don't get the colours of fall here in Queensland so it's a real treat to see the splendour.

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  3. Beautiful. That's one think I miss about living in Queensland, the fall colours, it's just too warm up here for the leaves of deciduous trees to change to beautiful colours.

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  4. Well you've won the hearts of all us Queenslanders with this one. Many of us go south on holidays just to get a glimpse of this.
    Cheers

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  5. Lovely, a great FTF. I love this time of year for the colours, although in the UK its gone a big screwy in the last week or so. We had a heatwave (hotter than the whole summer) and today its gone freezing so the poor trees are totally confused!

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  6. Fabulous photos. I love this time of year but dred what is to come as I detest winter.
    But oh the beauty of the trees at this time of year.
    Thanks for the treats.

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  7. I do believe the fall colours in Northern America are quite different to those of us in Australia. Yours seem more vibrant somehow.

    Lovely pictures P. I cant wait for some snow ones. Im enjoying blossom and leaves re-appearing over here.

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  8. The Ash and Maple trees are beautiful! Ours are starting to turn also and our neighbor has a beautiful maple that is still green. I watch every day waiting for the change.

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  9. Beautiful photos! Fall is a special time of year.

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  10. Beautiful photos. I'm with you, I love the fall colors. I noticed driving home from work yesterday taht the leaves are just beginning to change color here.

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  11. What a wonderful display! I love the fall colors. Unfortunatly the only colors we are getting are brown and that dull yellow from when the tree leafs are wilting from lack of water.

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