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Different Look

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Even though it happens every year, I still find it amazing to witness the change that evolves in a forestĀ at this time of year. I look at it every day, but it seems to happen mysteriously. Space just opens up and all of a sudden you realize it is possible to see through to the other side of a grove of trees.

A couple of months ago, it looked like this:

IMG_iP1462eYesterday afternoon, it looked like this:

img_ip1738eThe forecast for temperatures tonight and tomorrow morning includes the possibility of frost. That means it is time to drain and coil our garden hoses, and blow out the buried line that runs down to the labyrinth spigot. I even heard use of the word “snow” in predictions for areas of northern Minnesota.

Regardless the overall general warming of temperatures around the globe, we still get cold enough here in the winter to have snow.

I love that our weather changes dramatically with each season, but it would be nice if just once, the seasons weren’t in such a hurry to come and go.

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Written by johnwhays

October 7, 2016 at 6:00 am