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Monday, November 03, 2008

Fall colors at the big house

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Taken Sunday morning on Jackson between Sixth and Fifth, Springfield, Illinois. The foreground is a little washed out from the morning sun. This is the front yard at the Illinois Governor's Mansion. No one has lived there for six years. The trees are nice, but too overgrown. People should be able to see the house from the street.

Here's a different shot from May of 2007.

Posted by Marie at November 3, 2008 12:12 AM

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Lovely, Marie.

Posted by: Rob Author Profile Page at November 3, 2008 6:10 AM

Beautiful - I'm feeling nostalgic for Springfield!
Harmony,
Janet

Posted by: janet Roper at November 3, 2008 7:40 AM

Beautiful picture, Marie.

Posted by: nancy at November 3, 2008 8:34 AM

Very nice shot. The colors look great. Things aren't that colorful here in Maryland.
K-

Posted by: Kem White Author Profile Page at November 3, 2008 10:38 AM

Thank you, Rob, Janet, Nancy and Kem.

Posted by: Marie at November 3, 2008 11:52 PM

Beautiful photo.

A coworker was just complaining that we didn't get all the colors we normally get. I don't know all the details about how that might happen but I'm pretty sure I've not seen anything as nice as that shot yet.

Posted by: delmer at November 4, 2008 3:48 PM

Delmer, interesting. For some reason, our colors are exceptional this year. I remember one year where we had the first freeze while the green leaves were still on the trees. That was not a pretty site.

Posted by: Marie at November 6, 2008 12:39 PM

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