Thursday, October 03, 2013

A beautiful month

I had several errands today. The land taxes are due, and I needed to check out the stage where we're playing Friday evening.
The weather was fall-ecious today so I turned off the A/C, and rolled down the window to let the wind
blow through what's left of my hair.
I decided to run by the Riverside Fly Shop to buy some more flies.
Mr. Big Honkin' Trout that I wrote about a few days ago, broke my line and I lost my favorite fly.
The owner gave me some recommendations for additions to my fly box.
It was all I could do to keep from sweeping my arm expansively and telling the owner that I'd take one of each in this area.
I kept the plastic in my wallet, plumped down a few bucks for the new flies and I was on my way.
As I crossed the bridge over the Sipsey Fork of the Warrior River, I looked out the window and saw the sun playing the field of goldenrods and pine like a symphony.
That was quite a feat as you can tell by the cloud cover in the photograph.
As it happens, my timing was perfect.
Is October a beautiful month or what?

11 comments:

  1. ALL the months are beautiful when seen through your camera!!

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  2. October is one of my favorite months! Your images are so beautiful.

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  3. October is one of my favs! We've been having a bit of summer with warmer temps...but come next week we're back on the Fall track! Enjoy your weekend! P.S..I loved the previous post. What a nice thing for your blogger friend to do..and he's so talented! Love the drawing. I'm betting 'Ol Buddy's tail is wagging remembering you too.

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  4. October is definitely one of the most beautiful months ;-)

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  5. October is a beautiful month indeed. I just wish the October temperatures would get here :)

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  6. Yes, October is my favorite month of all. And once we get past a high of 89 this weekend I think it will feel like October.

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  7. Beautiful month...beautiful picture...beautiful words! The personification of the sun paints a beautiful image in the reader's mind! Thank you!

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  8. Sure is beautiful Rick.

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  9. Oh, October! How I adore you!

    Your photo was marvelous.

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  10. October is a beautiful month and you captured some of it beautifully.
    Enjoy the weekend. It's here already, I can't believe it.
    JB

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  11. Lovely landscape, Rick.
    October is a beautiful month.

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