October 28, 2016

Five for Late October

October is almost over already! I've got 5 seasonal pictures for Willy Nilly Friday and some other blog hops. 

1. I found these decorations at a local landscaping company. Halloween is the topic for this week's My Town Shootout. Also, the pumpkins qualify this image for Orange You Glad It's Friday.

2. Foliage is changing colors later than usual this year. Although the mountains are ablaze with color, lower elevations are still predominately green. I'd say autumn is a week late this year. I am trying not to worry too much about how climate change will affect us. I have emergency supplies, of course, for a short but violent storm. But if crops eventually fail and water supplies are depleted, there may be no way we can prepare enough.
Friday Greens

3. I saw this figure at an art show. She represents one of the suffragettes who fought for the right of women to vote. There is still plenty of opposition to women having power out there.

4. Below is one of our dogwood trees, which just changed color a few days ago. It looks glorious!

5. Autumn is the time that trees bear nuts. Here some have landed on a parking lot. When I drove over them, they cracked with a loud noise.

Have a good weekend!


  1. This is a great time of year to be out enjoying things.

  2. Slipped by fast, I was in shorts yesterday.

  3. Very nice collection of photos. Fall is approaching fast.

  4. That Halloween spider at the landscaping company is awesome!!! The hills [what you call mountains - growing up in the Colorado Rockies at 14000 ft. above sea level I just say 'hills', lol] are very pretty. And I can imaging the sound the nuts made while driving over them. Beautiful fall colors on your tree too.

  5. Love the Halloween decorations! Our trees are in full autumn color mode here in Oregon.

  6. The fall colours were late here as well. Dogwood trees are quite rare here.

  7. Fun decorations. Beautiful colors -- greens and fall. Fun little figure with a lot of meaning! Have a great week.

  8. We just got back from Las Vegas and I wanted so bad for the leaves to still be pretty.... I missed it. I told the Hubs next year I am not going anywhere in the fall. At least until the leaves are pretty much done for.

  9. Those are fun decorations for Halloween. The trees here seem to be in all stages. Some are still completely green, some are changing colors, and some have already lost their leaves. Seems like a crazy fall this year.

  10. Wow - I'm amazed at how green everything is in your area. We're way past peek foliage here - the leaves are all falling.

  11. This is such a lovely season to get plenty of colour in your photo's. Thanks for sharing them

    All the best Jan

  12. Lovely shots. It's interesting to see the foliage still green in your part of the world, although it is Autumn. Our Spring is late in arriving this year, more evidence of global climate disruption perhaps...
    Many thanks for contributing to the Friday Greens meme.


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