While the nearby leafless cypress have surrendered to the season, these azaleas are in their full glory with bright flowers blooming in defiance of winter’s weather. #winter #azalea #Florida
The cypress in the setting sun contribute to winter’s leafless, but not lifeless, lakeside panorama. #winter #cypress #lakehenderson
It’s that time of year again, fall, only it’s winter. In this part of Florida, most trees, especially the live oak trees, hold onto their leaves until January or later. Then they turn brown, with little color, and head for the roofs, lawns, driveways, and streets. The live oaks drop their leaves when their tinyContinue reading “Winter Fall”
As the Sun proceeds south in its autumn plunge towards winter, it sometimes briefly projects surprising designs through the windows onto the opposite walls. We never know what may appear next with these ephemeral luminary adventures. #sunrise #autumn #winter
Yep, it’s winter in Florida and now the leaves are falling. Tonight we will approach the freezing mark and while it may not ice over the birdbath, it will leave some frost on the shingles. At least it is leaves that will be falling, not snow.
”It’s June in January…” crooned Bing Crosby in the 1934 movie Here Is My Heart. The photo above is actually June 2021 at Timberline Lodge on Mount Hood, Oregon. By Florida standards it was “January in June,” or worse. Fortunately for us our weather this January has been much milder than June at the lodge,Continue reading “June in January”
Saw this flower outside our door this morning. Though it is officially winter, the weather has been mild and this flower is making the best of it.