Fall Fashions: Views of Autumn
It was literally a breath of fresh air to experience the fall colors this year. We are headquartered in fire-ravaged Sonoma, California. We evacuated for about a week, but unlike several of our friends, we had a place to come home to. We returned to smoke and ash. Some areas of the Napa and Sonoma valleys were destroyed: homes and memories lost, automobiles and possessions melted. But certainly not all was lost, as you can see in the above picture that we snapped on our way over the mountain from Sonoma to Napa and the old vines below, some of which were still sporting fall plumage after as many as 100 years.
Just after we returned home from the fires, we headed off to Utah where the autumn colors were on the wane, but spectacular just the same.
Horse Trailer, Wasatch National Forest, Utah (c) 2017 Russell Johnson
Horses, Wasatch, Utah (c) 2017 Russell Johnson
Fall Colors, Castle Valley, Utah (c) 2017 Russell Johnson