|My dahlias, earlier in October|
The growing season, the season of green, is ending, soon to be replaced by bare trees, snow, and ice.
Where I live in upstate New York, many areas have received frost. Right where I live, we haven't had our killing frosts yet, but we probably will on Sunday night/Monday morning.
At my job, we are already talking about what we call the "s" word - snow.
Can you tell I don't like winter?
Red bushes in early morning fog, by an abandoned factory building in Westover, near Johnson City.
allows for a longer growing season. But it is still upstate New York.)
Every day, the sunrises are later, and the sunsets are earlier.
These clouds proved the "red sky in morning, sailor take warning" folk saying - we had heavy rains later that day. But it was mild.
In another week or less, that mildness will be a memory.
Do you have seasons where you live? Which is your favorite?