I love the crunchy sound of walking on dry leaves. I indulged in kicking them up as I strolled.
I had expected a crowd but there were only a handful of folks present at 12:30. A couple was having pictures professionally taken by a man with impressive photo equipment. A young mom and her toddler were enjoying one more day of getting around without coats and scarves. There was a gaggle of these web-footed friends, so I watched where I stepped around them. (The ratio of their input to output makes me wonder how they even gain any weight.)
I know there’s a scientific reason why leaves change color, photosynthesis and decreased daylight, yearly rainfall, and so on, but today was just a breathtaking day. Nature’s natural equivalent to fireworks.
While driving home after work, the trees seemed to reflect the sunlight.