Mt. Rainier and Lenticular Clouds - Dec. 2008 copyright: JMM

October 9, 2012

More Pretty Fall Shots

Little Hoxie Pond, East Sandwich.  

Little Hoxie Pond.


Also in E. Sandwich.  As of the date of this photo, which was 10/3, it was the only tree with full on brilliant colour, which especially stood out on an otherwise grey day.  I was driving when I saw this fiery maple, and I may have slowed the car down somewhat abruptly in order to turn around at the next driveway I saw in order to go back and take photos.

I don't think I've seen a tree this bright in years.

Never seen anything like these before!

On the way through town I detoured to take some pics of this old building that burned the weekend of 10/1. It has been an eyesore for years, since before I moved in 1989, so you can only imagine what it looked like to me 22 years later.  I meant to stop over the summer and shoot it but never did.  


Apparently the state of this building has been a bone of contention between the owners and the town government. The plan was to tear this down and rebuild a multi-use condo/office building.  The project stalled out.  And suddenly it "accidentally" burns down on a very, very rainy night.  Everyone, and I do mean everyone, knows it was burned down on purpose.  Upon hearing the news and seeing the pics the next day, I believe my words were, "How convenient."


Back in BBay, I took a drive down Main Street to see if anyone had decorated.  Sadly, I found only a couple of fall-themed items.  I'm hoping that more appear in town as the month goes on.




I got lucky with this.

And another dewy web!

9 comments:

  1. Love that bright orange tree (almost looks like maple leaves in shape). The fall decs you did find are very well done. I liked the hay chair.

    Thanks for sharing your photos!

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  2. I'm loving the straw bale chair :0)
    Beautiful pictures, as always.

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  3. Is there anything more restful than trees reflected in water?

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  4. Love the gorgeous autumn trees, so gorgeous!! I would be doing a little urban exploring in that old building - I love getting into old abandoned places, it's a rush! Love your web photos too - beauties! :)

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  5. I love the reflexions of the trees in the water and the colours of that firery tree. The web is amazing,you must have a great camera. I have a photo of a moth and it looks as if it has stuck on diamonds on it's wings, Amazing photos. Shame about that building.

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  6. Nice collection! I love the shot of the tree. It has such amazing color. The clouds reflecting on the water is pretty cool too!
    Valerie
    Everyday Inspired

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  7. You got some amazing photos. That spider web is spectacular!!

    Kathy
    http://gigglingtruckerswife.blogspot.com

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  8. Thanks all! I just hope our foliage gets better b/c it's kinda lame right now except for that one tree.

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  9. Wow, beautiful fall colours! Sadly ours only last a very short time, then all the leaves dump overnight. Love the spider web photo - so delicate!

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