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Fall Color

Fall colors have not been as spectacular this year as in recent years.  Autumn has been drier than normal, so the leaves mostly dry up and turn brown, or seem to fall off sooner than they would otherwise.  Still, there … Continue reading

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Fall Color

We had a mild but rainy day today, and when I got home it seemed like several of the trees had turned color overnight. So I took some quick snapshots of the fall colors. This is autumn in Iowa.

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Random Acts of Color

The trees have reached their autumn peak colors.  In fact, they are more colorful than I remember them being for the last few years.  So I went out and took a bunch of photos, sort of at random. It is … Continue reading

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After the Frost

We had a frost last night–the first really hard frost of the season.  Some parts of Iowa got measurable snow, but we didn’t.  And I am fine with that. We have had a misty, cool day today.  I noticed that … Continue reading

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The Last Sipper

I am not sure when we will have the last butterfly sipping nectar from a flower for the year–hopefully we have a few more weeks of butterflies.  But their numbers are pretty low. This is an orange sulfur.  The seed … Continue reading

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Enjoying the Beauty (and Being Frustrated by it)

I have traveled across Iowa today and yesterday.  Today I went to Davenport, on the eastern edge.  Yesterday I went to Council Bluffs.  Fall colors are at their peak. I took some photos when I got home today, but what … Continue reading

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Turning Over an Old Leaf

Here is a photograph I took with my expensive camera flatbed scanner. Point being, you don’t need fancy equipment to make good graphics. Not so much by itself, but you can see the possibilities.  You could add a lot of … Continue reading

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