Thursday, November 20, 2008

Some More Fall Colors

Chinese Willow
Cypress leaves up close
Cypress glory

When we first moved onto our little acre back in December 1991 there was not a single tree on it. So we planted a baby cedar, cypress, a hybrid oak, a mimosa, and some chinese willows. We lost one of the willows to farm chemicals, and our mimosa died last year after lightening struck it, but we've thoroughly enjoyed sitting in the shade of the others. We've planted one tiny mimosa to replace the lost one and another has come up from a seed in one of my concrete planters so we'll be transplanting it some time next month.

Last evening I went out to capture the colors of the cypress and willow in all their fall finery. I just love trees.

I added tags to the pictures for bloggers who use IE, just like Miz Donna taught me how to. :-)

15 comments:

Donna said...

You did it!!!!!!!!! High-five and hip-bump there, girl! Love these pics. I love cypress trees and we should have planted some when we moved here! Oh well, too late now, LOL.

Jeanette said...

Those are pretty colors! I am excited to add captions to my pictures now, too!

cassie-b said...

Autumn colors are so beautiful. Most of our trees have lost all their leaves, so it's particularly nice for me to see your beautiful trees.

Thanks

Donna said...

Hahahaaa....It's ME we're talking 'bout here...no caption comes up when I put my cursor on the picture....GEEZ...hahahaaa...I'm using IE....I'm going in for a coffee....hughugs

Donna said...

PS-....never mind...It works on my new computer...I cleaned the laptop and all that showed up was a hand...figures...hahahahaa...hughug

joan said...

Hi Brenda,

I did the captions also. Congrats!! I never tire of seeing Fall colors, so pretty.............

Cindra said...

I viewed you through IE this time. I like that tagging, but I hate how this window to comment works in IE. It's all distorted.

Just Joni said...

Love the Autumn colors and the captions are a nice touch...I'm going to give it a try after bit...oh, and the camera shutter sound is cute too!

Have a wonderful day ~

Kellan said...

Very pretty photos and trees!

Have a good weekend, Brenda - Kellan

Dawn said...

Beautiful fall colors. I like the way that Donna showed you on how to use tags to the pictures. Bravo !!!!! LOL

Have a great weekend !

Louise said...

I can't believe you still have that much color. Very nice.

I'm glad about the new mimosa. It made me sad when you said lightning hit it. I love mimosas. I have nice childhood memories of one in my yard.

Just Joni said...

Thanks Brenda...wouldn't that be something if we bloggers got Earl home? Anything is possible!

((hugs))

Lisa said...

Our trees went from green to gone in just a matter of days. We didn't have the normal fall foliage colors but its ok. I love seeing everyone else' pictures of the fall trees!

Sally said...

Beautiful!! I love the colors. Hey, great job on the captions; I'll have to give that a try.

Hope you're having good weather and a great weekend, Ms. Brenda. ((HUGS))

Jeanne said...

Beautiful colors. Nice to see you're still enjoying them. Ours are all gone and the snow flurries are blowing around instead of leaves.