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Sunday, November 17, 2013

Our World Tuesday: Foggy Sunday

Most of Sunday was foggy which I find magical when it isn't an every day occurrence.
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My neighbor's Japanese Maple brightens up my street.
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It's such a vivid color in the fall right before the leaves drop. In the shot below on the top right my oak leaves are blending into the maple with their red color.
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We went for a Sunday walk at Shelley Lake as we often do.
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Since the trail that leads to the lake is at the end of the street in my subdivision I used to walk around this lake almost every day.
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I need to get back into the habit of daily walks.
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I like walking during the cooler seasons more than in the summer so there isn't any reason for me not to try to get back into the swing of walking more.
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There are also a lot of alternate trails near me that follow the creeks that feed into the lakes.
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There's something mysterious about fog.
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Lately we've had sunny skies on Sunday even when other days are gray but I didn't mind having a gray foggy Sunday this week.
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The duck below stayed under water for long periods of time while fishing.
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The boat house is closed for the winter.
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The cormorants weren't on the pilings like they usually are this time of the year.
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It looks like the reflection from the Canada Goose is kissing the gull.
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I love the way the ducks created abstracts in the water.
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There was a diverse group of ducks hanging out.
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Although many trees have lost their leaves, quite a few are still colorful.
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There weren't as many people walking, probably because of the foggy day.
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It was warmer than it has been lately although still slightly cool in the morning.
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21 comments:

DeniseinVA said...

I also love the cooler days to go for a walk. These photos are a delight, your maple and oak are so vibrant, a last hurrah before they disappear until next year. It was a dreary day in Northern Virginia but we enjoyed a short car ride in the country today. It drizzled non stop but we found ourselves enjoying the rain. Have a great week Carver :)

Penelope Puddlisms said...

The autumn colors muted by the fog created a very mysterious image. As the weather changes it can take a bit more motivation to step out into the cooler days. But it certainly looks worth it in your neck of the woods!

Our photos said...

Beautiful photos!
Greetings, RW & SK

Fernando Santos (Chana) said...

Excelentes fotografias....
Cumprimentos

Rajesh said...

Great series of colorful images from your part of world.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Looks like a duck convention in that one picture! Beautiful Fall color -- we missed most of it, so I love seeing yours.

Daily walks are harder this time of year -- I too need to get back in the habit (go earlier before it gets dark or get out there in the morning one or the other).

Phil Slade said...

A wealth of glorious autumn colour there, although I must say I don't like fog as much as you do. You live in a lovely location - lots of space to explore.

Sylvia K said...

What a fabulous collection of Autumn images, Carver!! So many gorgeous colors! It is a wonderful time of year, isn't it!!! Thanks for sharing the beauty! Have a great week!

Colleen@Looseleafnotes said...

Fantastic and eye popping shots. They go well with my Gray Day and oak leaves floating to the surface.

Gary Phillips said...

Nice that still have fall!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

EG CameraGirl said...

I'm a tad jealous the you still have a colourful fall there. ;)

Photo Cache said...

i love love love foggy days. and the colors of that tree is just spectacular.

Cynthia said...

I especially like your photos of the mysterious fog.

Fun60 said...

I like the gathering of all the different ducks. Quite a United Nations picnic.

acreativeharbor.com said...

Wow! What a variety of wonderful photography ~ all very wonderful and creative ~ thanks, carol, xxx

eileeninmd said...

The fall colors are lovely. You do have a pretty place for your daily walks. I would be happy there seeing the ducks, birds and geese. Have a happy week!

Indrani said...

Colors and greys, you have such a wonderful combination of pictures today. Great shots!

ladyfi said...

What gorgeous colours - the maple tree is so gorgeous!

Cezar and Léia said...

Adorable pictures!Here we have had misty and the weather is not nice these days. :( I'm still waiting for some sunshine. The second pictures is wonderful, love the intense color, really beautiful!
Léia

Karen said...

A terrific series Carver! That Maple is awesome! Great gull and goose reflection!

Rachel M. said...

The diverse group of ducks together - Lovely!!!
How was it possible to bring together such a diverse group :)?

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