AS SUMMER FADES and winter's cold approaches, the land bursts forth with a blaze of final glory. Here are some photos of the last few bits of autumn color.
The last rose of summer, in my parents' back yard.
The following photos were taken at Broemmelsiek Park, in Saint Charles County, Missouri.
While some urban vegetation still has autumn foliage, in our native forests the trees have already dropped their leaves. On first examination, there are no colors other than brown, but we rather ought to look more closely.