Season of Mists

September 23, 2011

“Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness . . .”
— John Keats, “To Autumn”

Horse in a foggy pasture near Auburn, WA

 

Autumn’s Beautiful Face

November 5, 2009

“No spring, nor summer beauty hath such grace,
As I have seen in one autumnal face.”
     — John Donne

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Red maples glow as the morning mist lifts at Greenlake

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A biker enjoys the tree-lined path at Greenlake

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Morning fog on Phinney Ridge up from Greenlake

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Two rowers enjoy a November morning at Greenlake

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Blue heron on the shore at Greenlake

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Busy squirrel on a bench at Greenlake

I took these photos on Tuesday’s walk around Greenlake with my friend Ann. It was a perfect, crisp fall morning.  How lucky I am to have such a beautiful park in my neighborhood.

Season of Mists

October 3, 2009

Foggy morning on the Columbia River

Foggy morning on the Columbia River

“Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness…”
     — John Keats

Fog
by Carl Sandburg

The fog came
on little cat feet.

It sits looking
over harbor and city
on silent haunches
and then moves on.