Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Fall in All its Glory
I'm not the only one who says we'd enjoy fall more if it didn't precede winter! But maybe we appreciate it more because we know it is a fleeting season. It is one season that gets us out looking at nature, at least through our car windows. I love the crunch of dried leaves beneath my feet as I walk around my neighborhood. I love the earthy smell of fallen leaves decomposing.
We're told that colors in our area, now waning, were especially vivid because of our severe drought. Here's a scientific explanation of how and why colors change.
Other areas of the country may receive more publicity for fall colors, but Spearfish Canyon in South Dakota's Black Hills made the Today's Shows list. Sit back and enjoy this virtual visit:
Here's a list of good children's books about fall. And here's a list of recommended adult fall releases.
What's your favorite thing about fall?