Nature’s Loveliest Smile

“Autumn…the year’s last, loveliest smile.”  ~William Cullen Bryant

November 2

“Summer is already better, but the best is autumn.  It is mature, reasonable and serious, it glows moderately and not frivolously … It cools down, clears up, makes you reasonable…” ~ Valentin, Finnish Writer

November 2

“The leaves fall, the wind blows, and the farm country slowly changes from the summer cottons into its winter woods.” ~Henry Beston

November 2

“How beautifully leaves grow old.  How full of light and color are their last days.” ~John Burroughs

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13 Responses to Nature’s Loveliest Smile

  1. Magnificent shots of Fall ~ but snow? yikes! ~ Happy Weekend to you, carol, xx

  2. please tell me those are not current photos? Poor you – snow already – I’m so not ready for that yet!

  3. Oh snow came too early for you. I still see alot of green on your trees. Your captures are beautiful and I love the quotes that you incorporated.

  4. cheri says:

    Love this post! Beautiful pictures and quotes. Even the snow looks pretty. 🙂

  5. Lea says:

    Lovely time of the year.
    Hope you are having a beautiful week-end!

  6. bj says:

    Awesome photos…sure not ready for snow out here on the plains of West Texas yet. 🙂

  7. Beautiful series… no snow here yet. I invite you to participate in this year’s 5th Annual Gratitude (word) Quilt. Instructions and a link that explains the origins of this project can be found at the top of my blog. In past years there have been participants from every continent except for Antarctica. I hope you’ll join us:-)

  8. Linda W says:

    Beautiful photos, especially your last one. Hard to believe you have fall leaves and snow!

  9. Candy C. says:

    It looks like ya’ll skipped fall and went straight into winter! 😉

  10. Definitely a different kind of Autumn than we experienced, but beautiful in it’s own way. 🙂

  11. How unusual to see fall colors and SNOW, of course I know about the early and heavy snowfall there, but it does make for gorgeous images… Thank you for coming by sharing your creative photography on the Weekly Top Shot, #107!

  12. Buttons says:

    Well Robyn you know what I love nature, perfect photos and wonderful quotes you have it all thank you. Hug B

  13. Teresa says:

    Beautiful! These look more like winter than fall though.

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