Category Archives: Autumn

Seattle Soccer

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Just Ducky

20140104-165209.jpgI recognized an interesting correlation today.┬áPrior to my rejuvenation of this blog, my last entry was in October. It also occurred to me that I stopped doing my regular ab workout in October. I don’t recall being in a funk, but clearly I went off the wagon in the Fall. Last week my back went out doing a simple exercise, and I fully attribute that to weak abdominal muscles. Similarly, I am experiencing the pain of a flabby photo gallery in my iPhone. All that fat has got to go, or who knows what will happen under the strain of all those extra photos. Like these.20140104-165234.jpgA homeowner near James’ dance class has a great sense of humor. Or a lot of time on their hands. Or both. These photos were taken in September, October and November. All I know is that he or she was much more motivated and disciplined than I was those months. But I’m back on track.20140104-165257.jpg

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Not Quite Right

20121107-140813.jpgThis tree gets the best fall foliage of any in the entire town. I know, because I drive all over town on a daily basis. I originally discovered it while running years ago. I then drove by it regularly for a couple years to get to a babysitter’s house. Now I have to go out of my way to see it, which is why I missed it at its best. Today, James was home from school with a low fever, so I dragged him along with me on a field trip to get this photo. Is that bad? He didn’t complain.

Edited a little in Snapseed.

 

For Once and For Fall

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Our fall foliage is often brown, especially in our neighborhood. Being so close to the ocean, the salt brought in by the offshore breezes squelches autumn color. Usually by now a tropical storm or hurricane has blown through or close enough to brown everything to a crisp. This year we are just beginning to enjoy some vivid color and Sandy will come by this weekend and ruin it. So enjoy it while you can.

Edited in Phototoaster.