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Look a Little Closer

There were numerous reports this fall about foliage being less than spectacular. And it’s true. It was not a colorful year for many reasons, apparently, many of them sad. And yet. Well, I’ll be honest. I find myself a little irritated that leaf peepers expect outstanding beauty to be right in their line of vision as they fly by in their vehicles. With weather getting more and more erratic (an October snowstorm rages outside as I type), those seeking natural beauty may have to try a little harder. You might have to slow down. You may have to get up early. You may actually have to GET OUT OF YOUR CAR and GO FOR A WALK IN THE WOODS. Yes, I’m shouting. I’m sorry but you need to take a closer look. Beauty abounds. Here’s some of what I found while making just a small effort this fall…