Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Autumn

My first contribution to

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge.

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Autumn Leaves

Usually when we think of Autumn our first thoughts are of fallen leaves and bare trees…however……

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……after spending a lifetime ‘on the land’ I always looked forward to Autumn as a season of new life. New grass bursting forth after Autumn rain and long hot summers. Livestock nearing birth, crops being planted and the seed quickly shooting up through cultivated, warm, moist ground and on I could go. But I won’t. My students tell me I talk too much!

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Even now, our Manchurian pear tree is full of new buds which will wait for warmer weather before releasing their new season leaves.

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