Fall Color Project 2010 … From The Front Deck

The colour this fall hasn’t been as spectacular as in other years, and unfortunately, I haven’t gone hunting for it yet, but this morning — grey and hazy as it is — I thought I would post a few photos, taken from the front deck, of the paint daubs of Autumn’s palette I see just a few feet away. I’ll make this my meagre contribution to Dave’s 2010 Fall Color Project.

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The berry's cheek is plumper...

‘Autumn’ by Emily Dickinson

The morns are meeker than they were,
The nuts are getting brown;
The berry’s cheek is plumper,
The rose is out of town.

The rose is out of town...

The maple wears a gayer scarf,
The field a scarlet gown.
Lest I should be old-fashioned,
I’ll put a trinket on.

The maple wears a gayer scarf...

Join in Dave’s 2010 Fall Color Project and showcase the autumn palette in your area!

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Author: nancybond

A writer, photographer, naturalist from small town Nova Scotia, Canada.

10 thoughts on “Fall Color Project 2010 … From The Front Deck”

  1. It’s interesting, isn’t it? In some spots, the colour is almost non-existent, but then suddenly you’ll come across a burst of luminous foliage like you’ve shown above. It’s got to do with weather, (and even the wind), but there’s some time yet for lots of colour.

  2. What a lovely view from your deck, Nancy. I agree the fall foliage this year is much more subdued, yet there is enough color to lift one’s spirits.

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