Hanging on and not. A lunch break walk from the library to one of my favorite Onondaga Lake Park spots shows a big change in the autumn leaf status. Many are gone, and those still clinging on the forefront tree are beyond peak for sure.
Charting the process of the falling leaves there and here in our backyard, I note a patch of red hanging up and out. Past our shed. Past the neighbor’s white house. Yes, on the next block, big color that won’t yet fall.
After the mowing of the lawn last Saturday, I srote of how many leaves remained up on the trees. Yesterday, many had found their way to the lawn. (And pool cover.) But, no, it is not yet time to take the lawn mower out of the shed for one more mow.
My dear wife Karen and our cherished rescue mutt Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle can relish a good autumn neighborhood walk, yes they can.
On a work break walk through Onondaga Lake Park on a warm late autumn day, I wondered … Why do some trees retain their leaves and others drop all of them … While they are standing right next to each other?
The leaves that dot my work break stroll in the Village of Liverpool really hung in there this October. Go figure.
I am still hoping for that brilliant October red. Getting closer in my Onondaga Lake Park strolls.
The Onondaga Lake Marina sure is starting to look like autumn during my work break strolls.
Ellie B aka Dogamous Pyle and I caught an eyeful when we doggedly decided to walk the blocks surrounding A Bitty Better in our Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville despite the big November snow. We saw what can happen when all that white stuff comes down before the trees have decided to relinquish their autumn leaves.…
One look out back and I knew I had to get the mower out of the shed. Yes, the neighbors tree had left its lot from autumn 2018 upon the backyard of A Bitty Better. Besides, a month had gone by, and the grass underneath all those leaves was a bit shaggy, too. On I…