Just waiting for the next slight breeze, the milkweed seeds are off on their mission of flight to places unknown. My folks nurture all sorts of wildflowers for butterflies and hummingbirds at our camp on the western shore of Lake Champlain. These milkweed plants hosted the winged ones and their caterpillars over the summer.
Lake Champlain sunset over the Adirondacks from the ferry to NY
No longer drifting, we just returned from a week in the Northern Adirondacks and Lake Champlain, seeing our families and soaking up the Fall color, apple cider and fresh doughnuts and having a ceremonial Michigan. Here begins a few postcards for anyone who has ever wished for an October vacation as a Leaf Peeper.
...makes you wonder what the heck is outside at 7am on a Sunday morning. This is what the faithful hound thought was about to burglarize the house or vandalize the birch tree. We see the does and fawns all the time, but we rarely get a glimpse of the Princes of the Forest except this time of year.
He was stunningly aloof and disdainful of a photographer barefooted and in pajamas.