My World: Red Maples

Leaves of a Red Maple in our front yard, Fairfield Glade, Tennessee. November 4, 2010.

This is my post for the My World meme.  It is hosted by Klaus, Ivar, Sandy, Wren, and Fishing Guy.  To learn more about our world or to join and share your part of the world, click HERE.

We’ve had a couple of days of cool, rainy days, and most of the leaves are off the trees in our yard.  Of course, that means there are a lot of leaves on the ground, but that’s a job for a drier day.

A maple tree in our front yard was among the last trees to hold onto its leaves.  The utility company did a pretty good job of mutilating the tree a couple of years ago, but the surviving branches still held some pretty autumn color.

These pictures were taken about a week ago.

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15 Responses to “My World: Red Maples”

  1. Mildred Says:

    The maple trees are always so pretty in Autumn. Yesterday’s rain knocked a lot of our leaves off too.

  2. Darla Says:

    The trim trimmers from the utility companies really do a nice job of butchering up the trees, don’t they? Beautiful colors on this tree.

  3. Susie Says:

    I’ve been seeing some beautiful maples too George. They are my favorite tree for the fall.

  4. Sandra Says:

    Your world Rocks with color George. beautiful

  5. Sylvia Kirkwood Says:

    I do love the color in your world, George! There’s nothing like the color of the maple trees! I love them! Hope your week is going well, have a beautiful day!

    Sylvia

  6. Kathy Says:

    This year the maples put on a particularly amazing show, I think.

  7. busy bee suz Says:

    That is a brazen and beautiful survivor!!

  8. Jen Says:

    Pretty tree George.
    Today is finally our day to get some rain. A lot of the remaining leaves are sure to come down.

  9. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    I LOVE the red maples! It’s almose like thay are dying yet shouting for joy!!! I’m planning a post on that.

  10. Judy Says:

    It is amazing what trees can survive!! When you mention the mutilation, I remembered some trees cropped by the hydro people I have seen, and maybe I should go searching for some of them

  11. Linda G. Says:

    Beautifully-colored leaves!

  12. Neal Says:

    Very pretty George. My mother-in-law has trees in her yard that never change colors very much. One has most of it’s leaves left on it even today.

  13. Ruth Hiebert Says:

    Red maple leaves are so pretty.I bet they even look good on the ground,for a short time.
    Blessings,Ruth

  14. Rajesh Says:

    Beautiful shots. Those leaves are very lovely.

  15. Loren McGhee Says:

    Oh goodness….Such BEAUTIFUL colors George! I think Spring is my favorite time of year and then bam…here comes Fall in all its glory and splendor! You have captured it soo amazingly!!

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