Fall is glorious right now, and my daily walks fill me with joy. Here are some snapshots of the trees in my neighborhood in their full-color glory.
“Magnolias are aristocrats of ancient lineage possessed of many superlative qualities.” ~ plant collector E.H. ‘Chinese’ Wilson When I was at the Morton Arboretum hunting for Trolls, I came upon a Magnolia Grove. There was a beautiful sculpture indicating the beautiful blooms to be seen here in Spring. I didn’t know that Magnolias were endangered. […]
Fall is making its entrance, and the warm weather has people predicting that the leaves wonâ€™t stay on trees very long. Recently I basked in the glorious sunshine that cast a special vibrant glow on the trees. I love the three-toned trees this time of year. I am surprised to still see butterflies fluttering and […]
It is Fall! I love the beautiful jewel tones of the season. Summer is still holding on here and there. We had a few chilly days that got the radiators going. But now we have warmer weather to where strolls in the park are enjoyable again. Soon there will be piles to toss around. The […]
Tomorrow is Halloween, but this year I am more in Samhain mode. I donâ€™t know of any costume parties to go to, though the coming weekend is packed. So here are some photos of the glorious Fall colors weâ€™re having this month. I love the brilliance of the golds and reds. The â€˜stoplightâ€™ trees are […]
â€œThe best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quite alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature. […]
“Once there was a tree…” ~ Shel Silverstein in The Giving Tree Speaking of books and letterpress, the Botanic Garden had some lovely works on display in their library this weekend, tying it back to the Block Museum Exhibit I visited recently. I drove there to see Treewhispers, a special exhibit that ends April 8. […]