Autumn, Fall, Fall Color, Photography, Picture of the Day, The South

Tree Ablaze, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf’s a flower. ~ Albert Camus ~ We had to run to the post office the other day and as I sat in the Jeep I happened to notice the wonderful color in the trees surrounding the post office. I don’t know if it’s just me, but am… Continue reading Tree Ablaze, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Acorns, Alabama, Fall, Fall Color, Photography, Picture of the Day

Acorns, by Beverly Hicks Burch

We really do have seasons this far South. Especially where I’m located in northeastern/central Alabama. We have rolling mountain tops with names like Pine Mountain, Straight Mountain, Simmons Mountain, Red Mountain (named that because of all the red iron ore buried deep within). Sand Mountain and Lookout Mountain meander down into Alabama from Tennessee. I… Continue reading Acorns, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Alabama, Autumn, Fall, Fall Color, Horticulture, Photography, Picture of the Day, Sumac

Turning of the Sumac, by Beverly Hicks Burch

There’s nothing quite as spectacular as the sumac in the South as it begins to turn during the fall. By the time of its transformation it will we a glorious scarlet. Many consider sumac a trash shrub that grows on the side of the road and sometimes creeps into the borders of our lawns. Although… Continue reading Turning of the Sumac, by Beverly Hicks Burch