Monday, November 14, 2005

Footnote to Fall on the Chemung

November 14, 2005:
The view from the levee is tranquilizing. The cold air amplifies the effect of the sun on this beautiful fall vista. Posted by Picasa

Coming down from the Water Board, the flood plain is orange and red, and the Chemung River is no longer hidden by trees. Posted by Picasa

The people have deserted the icy river. The puddle ducks and geese rule the place now. Posted by Picasa

Never did become a swale. We had a wet enough summer to sustain the frog pond. Posted by Picasa

And the lovely woods are now just a stand of bare trees, with only the autumn colors of the plain to adorn them. Posted by Picasa