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Tubby & Peanut's Mom
11-01-2005, 01:28 PM
I believe last weekend was peak colors around here. I got some great pictures since we were camping. To me, it's just so interesting how different trees turn differently. Some trees are already bare, some are mostly bare, some are just beginning to turn, some are full color and some are still almost completely green! And these are all Maples I'm talking about! It was neat too, because the Black Walnut trees were mostly bare, but they were dropping their baseball size "nuts" and we almost got beaned a few times. Good thing we didn't park the motorhome under a Walnut tree or we'd have dents in the roof!

Ok, ok, on with the pics. These first ones are all the same tree. Sorry there are so many of the same tree, but it was my favorite tree and it seemed everytime I looked at it, it was a different color, and depending on which side of it I stood, it was a different color.

The green side.
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid192/pdbc5dc141985e8fab3402e2a317db02f/f1a4495a.jpg

The colored side.
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid192/p1449477917f6cc7c0ef635cfa9b1f030/f1a448ac.jpg

More....
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid192/pf01783c6271624b2ba9af605251d22ee/f1a448ea.jpg

http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid192/pb8781d6064600b6e39b2fe325401cd44/f1a4492c.jpg

http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid192/pd8ec086c6780dde61066a59b0e2ccc9a/f1a4487b.jpg

http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid192/p06074eaf84e3adbdd75a5a30acffa0d7/f1a44766.jpg

http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid192/p5c9e71ef7d04f4eda64118f16402611c/f1a44739.jpg

more>>>>>

Tubby & Peanut's Mom
11-01-2005, 01:29 PM
Terry loved the all gold ones.
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid192/p5209b25f7f498e6592f8021ad487b3c4/f1a44a31.jpg

This one was just magnificent with the afternoon sun shining on it.
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid192/p508e9c36876992c2d51d46ded413866b/f1a449c0.jpg

And here's me standing under the same one.
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid192/p58b8adc59c95997de101db1c085325d2/f1a447b7.jpg

And this one had just barely started to turn way at the top.
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid192/pf779b946a9610bfd9ce2b256cd208de8/f1a44a00.jpg

And finally, here are two I took of the motorhome. Trying to play photographer here. The motorhome is blurry so I'm not really happy with how they turned out, but they're still cool pictures.
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid192/pd83aae97febe77babf990e3517d0626e/f1a447e9.jpg

This is the exact same branch hanging down. Interesting how in one it looks really red, and the other it's really orangy.
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid192/pfccbe9f1f3f1cb2c07c06a3db08e8595/f1a44825.jpg

That's all! We're going back to the same place this weekend, so I'll be able to see how much the colors change in just one week. I bet my favorite tree (the first one) will be almost bare. :(

Jessika
11-01-2005, 01:33 PM
My computer must be having problems because the images aren't loading for me. I really want them too, also, since Fall is my favorite season cause of the colors and I LOVE looking at pictures!

Tubby & Peanut's Mom
11-01-2005, 01:36 PM
By the way....imagestation is geeking out today, so either have patience for the pictures to load, or come back a little later. If you get a red x, right click on it and click "show picture." It may come up or not, if not, check back later.

It's been acting up all morning, which is why it took me ALL morning to get these pictures up. :rolleyes:

Oops, sorry Jessika, we must have posted at the same time.

Jessika
11-01-2005, 01:40 PM
AH ok thanks for letting me know. :) Maybe I'll try again later. :)

shais_mom
11-01-2005, 02:19 PM
This is my favorite time of the year!
Spectacular colors Debbie! :)

Flatcoatluver
11-01-2005, 03:56 PM
Those are gorgeus I love those leaves!! Are leaves on our tress are complatly(SP) gone!! :( Thanks for sharing a lovely sight like that! :D

Edwina's Secretary
11-01-2005, 04:14 PM
A huge wave of homesickness is overcoming me.......

Simply gorgeous.....Thank you Debbie....

Kfamr
11-01-2005, 04:14 PM
I'm always jealous of those of you who get pretty fall colors.. we don't get many around here! Gorgeous photos, I really like the one of you under the tree.

RICHARD
11-01-2005, 04:45 PM
You must be kidding....


In the Land of the Easily Amused nothing is THAT color. :eek:

Suki Wingy
11-01-2005, 04:49 PM
WOW those are really beautiful!

manda_moo87
11-01-2005, 04:59 PM
Beautiful... :)

slleipnir
11-01-2005, 05:00 PM
I've been meaning to take pics of here...the colors are beautiful. We have some really yellow ones too and very red. Looks great.

Tubby & Peanut's Mom
11-01-2005, 05:01 PM
A huge wave of homesickness is overcoming me.......
Simply gorgeous.....Thank you Debbie....You're so welcome, Sara. Everytime I saw another beautiful tree I thought of you and how much you would have liked to have been there yourself. :)


You must be kidding....
In the Land of the Easily Amused nothing is THAT color. Richard, you really must get out more often.....out of the Land of the Easily Amused that is. ;) And go figure, here in Illinois, Land of the Not so Easily Amused, all it takes is a mere tree to amuse some of us....for hours! ;)

Thanks everybody. I was surprised at all the magnificent colors because it had been predicted that the colors would be really flat this year because of the drought. Boy were they wrong! :D

momoffuzzyfaces
11-01-2005, 05:09 PM
Beautiful pictures!!!
I like the red and orange trees best.
I love Fall!!! :D

Uabassoon
11-01-2005, 05:10 PM
Beautiful! Someday I'd love to actually see fall. I've always lived in mild climates so I've never seen trees like that before.

finn's mom
11-01-2005, 05:36 PM
Beautiful! I love when the leaves turn...too bad we don't get many around here! Road trip! :)

Almita
11-01-2005, 05:53 PM
I just love the fall but we don't get pretty colors on our trees or anything it just gets cool becuase i live in a really hot place. I love the pivtures you took the colors are so pretty!

Chica
11-01-2005, 07:22 PM
what Gorgeous Pictures!!!!!!!the Colors Are Fantastic!!!!!!! ;)

Killearn Kitties
11-02-2005, 06:05 AM
What beautiful pictures, Debbie. It really is the most spectacular time of year. I absolutely love it!

Felix
11-02-2005, 06:30 AM
Beautiful photos.I just love fall,its my favorite time of year!!

ramanth
11-02-2005, 09:30 AM
Gorgeous photos Debbie! It's just past peak here as well. :)