The leaf peepers have gone and we have the mountains to ourselves for a while. The dogs love Autumn, the brisk mornings and sunny days. They especially love running through the fallen leaves. There are several picnic areas that are deserted now and great places for the Golden Girls to run off lead.
Never far apart, they sniff and run. Sniff and run.
No destination. Just milling about.
We make them sit and rest after having a drink.
Look at those smiles!
Life is definitely better in the mountains.
And here we are in November already. The colors are mostly gone with some red remaining. High winds are clearing the trees of the remaining leaves and the streets are covered with them.
Sir Walter Scott said of November:
"November sky is chill and clear,
November's leaf is red and sear."
In case you have no other reason to panic: only 53 days remain in 2013.
HAVE A WONDERFUL AND SAFE WEEKEND, EVERYONE!!!