Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Fall Vines

Well, Autumn has come to the valley. The vines are beginning to turn amazing shades of orange and red. The rains have come and revitalized the earth. Some vines are deep red, some are more orange, and still others display the full range of Autumn glory.
Growing up in Texas, I never really understood Autumn colors. There the Summer just continues until a cold front comes in and BAM! it's winter.
There is no gradual transition from heat to cold.
I so appreciate the seasons out here. I can't believe how predictable the weather is and how the Autumn colors lift the spirit.
It's hard to be bummed about a raining day when the rain is falling on views like this:

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