Last of the Autumn Fields

image of green field and autumn treesOut for a drive this week I got to take in some more of the beautiful autumn colour.

image of corn field in fallThe fields are reaching the end of their season and the last of the harvests are coming in.

image of soy field in fall under sloudy skyThis is Greg Traynor‘s soy field.

It had been raining for days before I arrived to say hello. He was waiting for a stretch of dry weather to bring in the crop.

image of soy field in fall under sloudy skyLate in the week the skies cleared and we’ve had warm days.

I’m hoping he got a chance to get the harvester out and get it done.

image of sumac with fall foliage, orange and goldSome fields are already cleared, but on the edges of them, the leaves are still burning with brightness.

We’ve been spoiled by this extended and vibrant fall. My eyes are full to bursting.


  1. …retaining my stature and title as the ‘crown prince of procrastination’, it’s taken me this long to get around to checking out your ‘blog’ Esther…glad I did, and will return with guitar in hand, to leaf through your ‘back pages’. It seems a long time since you kindly explained that the term ‘blog’ was a derivative of ‘web log’ as you filled up with water for the Dusk Dances…(I caught a ghostly echo of flamenco heels and vocals across the river last evening…)…

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