Autumn’s Pregame Watercolor

20180913_autumns_pregame

♪ ♫  ARE YOU READY FOR SOME AUTUMN?!?  ♫ ♪

It’s coming! Autumn is around the corner and right now you can enjoy its pregame show. I decided to tailgate at the forest preserves and here is what I saw…

  • Honey Bees on Goldenrod
  • Bumblebee on Aster
  • Monarch on Aster
  • Boneset
  • Pink Joe-Pye-Weed
  • Goldenrod
  • Hawk Calls
  • A Hidden Pond
  • Great Blue Heron
  • Downy Woodpeckers (several)
  • Blue Jay Screeches
  • False Solomon’s Seal
  • Solomon’s Seal
  • Red Virginia Creeper
  • Red Sumac
  • Acorns on the ground

These warm days and cool nights are preparing the trees for a dazzling finally. But there’s so much to enjoy right now! I can taste autumn in the air. It seems like every year, autumn escapes me because the season is so short. Do you feel this as well? This time I’m soaking in nature, savoring every last drop.

IMG_3232

As I walked up to this hidden algae covered pond,  I scared a great blue heron who in turn scared me as he slowly flew away.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

I hope you have a chance to get out and experience this season’s morph as the living plants give their last hurrah!

IMG_3241

Advertisements

4 thoughts on “Autumn’s Pregame Watercolor

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.