Did we just miss Fall?

Suddenly they are talking of snow flakes, then snow. We are waiting for the leaves to turn golden but it looks like it is not going to be a glorious Fall like last year.

My cousin said they drove south from where they live in downstate Illinois, to Hannibal, Missouri, just to catch some golden foliage but they were disappointed. We were too when we went to Mundelein two weeks ago. They hardly turned their colors from last month when we where there for Family Day.

Our neighborhood streets are heavily covered with old trees and yet many are still green. The trees are not showing their best show yet which may not come anymore if it snows tonight.

My friend already prepared herself for the coming cold weather – carrying all the potted plants indoors to winterize. Even the porch furniture has been brought inside and she instead put out her Halloween decors. Now, we have to get candies for the kids.

We are going back to Mundelein to see if the leaves has turned to their golden hues. Otherwise, I am just grateful that I enjoyed last year’s glorious Fall. I think that was the best in the many years I’ve been here.

This was two weeks ago, let’s hope this Saturday will be better.

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14 Responses to Did we just miss Fall?

  1. Jayde-Ashe says:

    Still beautiful shots!


  2. lexyleksono says:

    The beauty of natures, they are so amazing.


  3. viveka says:

    Magical autiumn … magical photos … no keep the winter away for 8 weeks.


  4. bebs1 says:

    Thank you Jayde-Ashe.


  5. bebs1 says:

    Isn’t it? Amazing it is, and it is full of surprises.


  6. bebs1 says:

    Why does Winter feels so long. I heard in the news there was frost last night and some accidents in the highway due to black ice. Oh am not looking forward to it Viveka.


  7. lolaWi says:

    beautiful pictures of autumn. must be a mini-Fall; i don’t see much colors this season. šŸ™‚


  8. bebs1 says:

    I think this is it! The leaves are now frozen.


  9. samokan says:

    We are having the same dilemma here in Japan. It’s still warm and the trees are not showing any signs of changing yet. Then of course we are having so many typhoon lately, but I’m still hoping for a great autumn this year even if I have to hike all the way to the top of the mountain :).
    Great shots by the way.


  10. bebs1 says:

    Do we have the same Fall months? I thought it is the reverse. Shouldn’t it be Spring by you?


  11. samokan says:

    i think that is in Australia and NZ area


  12. bebs1 says:

    Oh that must be so Samokan. I’ve seen some gorgeous Fall shows in Japan in pictures. I hope you get to enjoy them.


  13. Howdy! Do you use Twitter? I’d like to follow you if that
    would be okay. I’m absolutely enjoying your blog and look forward to new posts.


  14. bebs1 says:

    Sorry, I don’t have a Tweeter account. Thanks for visiting and you are welcome here.


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