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AWESOME AUTUMN basThe deciduous leaves are sparkling against the conifers and the canvas sky the here at “The Farmstead” in Central Maine. Have a beautiful week, friends! ~ Bette A. Stevens

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Comments on: "The wonder of it all!" (21)

  1. So gorgeous. I think you live in the garden of Eden. I’ve got my adoption papers all ready to sign lol.

    • You’re so funny, Micki… The ‘grass’ always looks greener and leaves so much brighter from afar. Plenty of nature to enjoy, but the place is a shopper’s nightmare. Me, I’ll take nature… Thanks for always making me smile. Hope you’re feeling better and that Kim is too. Hugs! ❤

  2. Every October, I remember why I love New England!

    • Me too… Let’s just hope that winter gives us a little break this year. Meanwhile, we’re living in Wonderland for a while. Enjoy! ❤

  3. Now that is an awesome photo!

    • Thanks, James. Autumn days like these are gifts to be treasured and I was fortunate to have been able to capture a glimpse of this one. Have an awesome week! 🙂

  4. The leaves have not changed color in Fredericksburg VA…still rather warm.

    • Hi, Mary. We lived in Ft. Belvoir, VA from 2001-2005. Enjoyed the mild winters but missed the New England autumn displays. Have a wonderful week! 🙂

  5. Thank you so much Bette, the same to you!

  6. loiswstern said:

    Nature’s colors are just spectacular, Bette, but Autumn comes to you much sooner than for us folks in NY. But I hear those acorns pinging on my deck, a sure sign that autumn is on its way. Stay warm!

  7. Hi Bette, lovely picture and beautiful words!

  8. Yes… we’ve also had a magnificent autumn after a fairly dreadful summer. I need to get out there and take some pics before the first big storm strips all the leaves. Thank you for sharing the beauty in your corner of the world.

    • Thanks for stopping by, Sarah. This glorious season of leaf peeping will leave our little corner of the world far too soon… But, thankfully, it will return. Have a wonderful week, my friend! 🙂

  9. Gorgeous photo, Bette. Our colors here aren’t as vivid yet, but they are getting more so each day. Have a wonderful week. Hugs.

    • Hi, Michelle. Thanks for the visit. We should be at peek by week’s end, so I’ll have to capture more of autumn’s attire. Enjoy your week, dear friend! ❤

  10. Such beautiful colors, Bette! Our leaves are falling without changing color! Two weeks of drenching rain will do that I guess!

    • The colors here are at peek today… I did get a few more pix before the rain and wind settled in for the afternoon. Sunshine tomorrow, it should be a delightful day. Rain or shine, enjoy yours to the fullest! Hugs, Bette

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