Just Another Wordless Wednesday…A SoCal Autumn

[ 12 ] January 6, 2010 |
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This is Autumn in SoCal. It came early this year;it doesn’t usually happen until mid-January. Yes, I know most of you are in a deep freeze with 6 feet of snow and truly know the meaning of “Frosty the Snowman froze his nuts off in the yard”, but I would LOVE to have an actual fall and winter. Well, I would love to live somewhere that has actual seasons, not this hot & windy/cold & windy crap we have here.

This is the tree in my backyard. I have a “thing” for barren trees against an ominous looking sky. I have no idea why. It just touches me somehow. It’s as if I can see the empty branches and a sky that looks like it’s ready to rip open with some torrent of rain or snow {I have personally never seen snow fall}, and yet the bare branches hold so much promise as well.

Barren Tree 4

I did play around with some effects in my graphics program for these pictures, but they are all of the same tree on the same day.

 

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I'm Shan and I 'm the creator of The Asylum and a magnet for The Free Range Stupid™. I'm a little nutty, a lot sarcastic and pretty damn smart. I am also a graphic designer, blog coder, virtual assistant, free lance writer and can whip you up a killer resume, media kit or press release that would make others green with envy. Go to Skewed Design Studios to check out my services. You won't be disappointed.

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  1. Tesa says:

    Great photos! It does look warmer there, than here in Cleveland!

  2. Katie @ thinkPINK says:

    those are great!

  3. Katie says:

    those are great!

  4. Candy says:

    Our leaves are all buried in inches of snow. I am jealous!

  5. Candace says:

    Our leaves are all buried in inches of snow. I am jealous!

  6. Pretty photos Shan! I like the looks of those trees too, as long as I'm warm and toasty INSIDE!!!

  7. ChicagoLady says:

    Frosty the Snowman, froze his nuts off in the yard, but he waved it off, saying don't you scoff, my next pair will be just as hard.

  8. Gena says:

    It's great Shan. I love these pictures. Now come join us for Autumn in UT!

  9. Annie says:

    Gorgeous photos Shan! I love bare trees against the sky too….just beautiful!

  10. kasandria says:

    Sooo pretty!
    Kas

  11. Autumn says:

    You know I’ve never participated in the “wordless Wednesday” things because to be perfectly honest I know myself well enough to know I could never be fully wordless!! I like that I’m apparently not the only one! Haha! Cant wait for tomorrow so I can play Weekend Wordle for the first time!! Just out of curiosity why the switch to Word Press?

  12. Shannon says:

    Beautiful photos. I live in Texas, where we don’t reallyl have seasons either. By some miracle, it’s actually cold outside today, but also sunny and beautiful, no snow!

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