The Reds of Fall

The past few weeks have seen the advent of the beautiful array of colours in nature as the leaves of the trees change. In the school playground a couple of years ago, some Maple trees were planted and they are currently showing their beauty.

The red leaves are stunning this year and I can understand why Canada has taken this leaf to be a part of the flag. I see this tree from my classroom window and enjoy its beauty when I am on duty outside in the playground.

Do you enjoy seeing Fall Foliage?

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2019

(This post is linked to Becky’s Square Challenge for which we will be posting square photos featuring lines during the month of October)

Natural Chaos

I enjoy the colours of Fall: the oranges, reds, and browns. I look on the trees with their brilliant foliage in delight, absorbing the colours and the textures that Nature puts on display. I take pleasure, as well, in the colours strewn over the ground. The leaves fall where they will, and are pushed around by gusts of wind.

Scattered Fall Leaves. © Colline Kook-Chun, 2016

At the park, the natural chaos of the Fall leaves are interspersed with the ordered chaos of a child’s play.

A Park Construction. © Colline Kook-Chun, 2016

In the city, the display of Fall leaves on the ground is often raked up and bagged. But until they are ordered, I enjoy the sight of the scattered colours on the ground.

Do you enjoy the sight of scattered Fall leaves?

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2016

(This post was inspired by the WordPress Photo Challenge. This week’s prompt is: chaos.)

Familiar Streets

On Saturday I was walking down streets I have walked down for years in all types of weather. What I enjoy most about this time of year is the beauty of the Fall trees.

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2014
A quiet neighbourhood street. © Colline Kook-Chun, 2014

I enjoy the blanket of leaves that fall on the ground and do not mind at all that they have not been swept up.

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2014
Falling leaves. © Colline Kook-Chun, 2014

We have had many windy days and I am saddened to see that some trees are almost leafless.

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2014
A leafy street. © Colline Kook-Chun, 2014

And yet many trees are still ablaze with colour even though their branches are not full.

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2014
A blazing sight. © Colline Kook-Chun, 2014

The blaze of colour mixed in with the green is a sight I enjoy seeing: so much so that I look up as I pass by.

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2014
Look up! © Colline Kook-Chun, 2014

Even though I walk these streets many times, each time I enjoy the sights before me.

Do you enjoy seeing the colour of Fall in your neighbourhood streets?

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2014

(This post is linked to Jo’s Monday Walk. Head on over and see other walks that you can take.)

Grateful for the Changing Colours

Summer is at its end and we move forward into the cooler months. One of the things I have learnt to appreciate in the northern hemisphere is the beauty of the season. The leaves on the trees begin to change and the views are a pleasure to see.

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2014
Changing leaves. © Colline Kook-Chun, 2014

I love the way the leaves cover the lawn and the pavements (sidewalks). My children have enjoyed walking on them to listen to the crunching sound that the dry leaves make.

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2014
A carpet of leaves. © Colline Kook-Chun, 2014

The reds of the Maple trees are always a stunning view to behold.

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2014
An Autumnal Park Setting. © Colline Kook-Chun, 2014

The cooling weather is forgotten for a while as the beauty of the season surrounds us. I am grateful that I have had an opportunity to see this as these changes are not so evident in the southern hemisphere.

Processed with RookieWhat have you been grateful for this week?

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2014

(Join me and share something that you have been grateful for in the past week. Link up with my post and feel free to use the badge my daughter created. )

Thank you for last week’s contributions. I enjoy reading what others are grateful for – the posts make me think of other things I am happy to have in my life. 

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