Thursday, October 27, 2011

10-27-11 clear skies and falling leaves

The morning dawned perfectly crisp and clear this morning and my temperature reading was 12° when I took Sammi to school. 

Our final table cake measurement came in at 7 inches, the chair cake at 9.

And then the melting began.

This morning the frozen branches looked like this: 

By this afternoon:

Most of the trees will lose all their leaves from this round

So even though I'd kept from cutting the branches to create a canopy of gold, the snow got here just a little too soon.

This was last year -- I had envisioned the same color touching the ground this fall, but it wasn't meant to be.


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