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Saturday, October 29, 2016

Quiet Corner, Muted Tones


There is more to fall than scarlet and orange and yellow, more to the season than whirlwinds of leaves on trees, in the air, and on the ground. Duckweed on still waters: this is what we learned from an old survival manual to think of as the makings of pond scum soup.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Saturday, October 15, 2016

The Sumac Is On Fire!


Fall color is later than usual this year, but the sumac has already been spectacular.

Friday, October 14, 2016

Both Sides Now

Manitou Islands, Lake Michigan

Grand Traverse Bay from Northport

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Fall Color Beginning, Close Up, Popp Road


Some turning color is vivid, other bits subtle, but there are marvelous close-up scenes along every Leelanau road these days, and they seemed especially vibrant after yesterday's rain and today's early morning fog.









Morning views across Lake Leelanau were wonderful, too. "Look, Sarah!" I would say. But she was too busy sniffing the ground, enjoying her own private symphony.





Out in the County, After the Rain



Saturday, October 1, 2016