Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Fall Fancies - The First Finger of Winter

Thank you to everyone who commented on my blog post yesterday. It may be a few days before I can respond to the comments but I appreciated everyone of them.

And now, to fall fancies.

On Saturday and Sunday, we had our first snow where we live near Johnson City, New York.  This was nothing compared to some of the regions in what is called the "snowbelt" but snow will cover our ground soon enough.

How much snow?  Check this out (look for "Binghamton").

While taking in some plants Saturday (we had our first frost later that night), I saw the first of the snow falling.  Of course I had to post the fact that it was snowing on Facebook.

It was the first finger of winter, tapping us softly on the shoulder, saying "hey, look at me!  I'm BAAAACCK!"

Soon, I'll only mention the weather if "it's NOT snowing!"
Sunday, up on a hill, I took these pictures.
The white on the roof is snow.

Meanwhile, trees continue to turn.


This is called a "burning bush", for good reason.

I was almost going to post a tribute to my dead flowers, but I thought I would save that for another day.

How is the weather where you live?


  1. Love those fall colors, beautiful images, and great post about the frosty fingers returning - it is getting chilly here and foggy - our first snow 'usually' is around Thanksgiving -

  2. Wow, I can't believe you have had snow already! Eek! The weather has been pretty nice here in our part of the Midwest. It is just beginning to be sweatshirt weather, but I saw that this week there are highs in the 70s. I don't expect that to last, though. Winter is just around the corner. Sigh.

  3. Not quite ready to deal with the concept of snow, although I know its coming. Here in Indiana it is 73 degrees and sunny. No complaints here whatsoever.

  4. It got to 70 today but my allergies are so bad I cannot even enjoy it. Snow would take care of them but all we got was some light rain.

  5. I think our high today was 79. The weather reporters have been threatening a warm up again, but it looks like it'll only be high 80s Saturday. They keep threatening us with an El Nino winter, so we'll see...

  6. Such beautiful colours! Is it snowing already? As much I'd love to experience snow once, I'm not sure I can live with it.

  7. I am simply loving the pictures! they're so colorful and bright!



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