Saturday, September 25, 2010

September 25th, 2010

Mom checked our blogger dashboard yesterday and discovered that we had not posted since the 11th! Egads! It’s mostly because Mom hasn’t really felt like posting—work has been giving her grief, so we sit on the couch and read when she is home. No photography trips outside. If it gets a bit more sunny outside today, we will post some pictures.

But for right now, Mom thought we would post a pretty fall-in-Wisconsin picture.

tn_2010-09-22 Fall in Greenville (5) WM

The leaves are turning pretty colors now. Our front yard is mostly apple trees. Apple tree leaves don’t really turn colors—well, I guess they do turn a color—but it’s brown instead of this pretty yellow!

tn_2010-09-22 Fall in Greenville (22) WM

These leaves come from this tree. It is a silver maple. (Acer saccharinum) Mom says that it is native to the eastern United States and Canada. We have three big silver maples on our property. They are over 100 years old. The gentleman who used to live in this house moved down the road when it got too much for him to handle by himself. He said that his parents planted the trees before he was born!

Now I am going to try to convince Mom to go outside and take some pictures! Wish me the best of luck!

Marlowe II

5 comments:

  1. Hi Marlowe, I hope Mom feels happier soon. You are very lucky to have such special old trees of your very own. I have to go and look at other peoples! x

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  2. Marlowe,
    I haven't seen any changing leaves here yet, but there was a nip in the air today. Yay! I love Fall! Give your mom a great big hug from me and my mom.

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  3. Here everything is still very green only the chestnut trees are a little yellow! Like the pictures!

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  4. My friend Wanda's art challenge is about autumn this week so I shall be painting some pretty leaves later. These are really nice maples. Lovely colours.

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  5. Yay, finally your blog lets me post a reply again!
    I hope the work stuff will get better again soon. Big hugs to both you and your Mom.

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