Peak Fall Foliage Photos (with Thomas Merton Quote)

Peak Fall Foliage Photos (with Thomas Merton Quote)

“October is a fine and dangerous season in America. It is dry and cool and the land is wild with red and gold and crimson, and all the lassitudes of August have seeped out of your blood, and you are full of ambition. It is a wonderful time to begin anything at all.”

Thomas Merton, The Seven Storey Mountain


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  1. Elizabeth A Shattuck 5 years ago

    Brilliant photos! The quote is so true too!! ❤️

  2. Gillian Smith 5 years ago

    Thank you dear Polly. Reminds me of:

    Hymn No 1 in the Christian Science Hymnal:
    Be Thou, O God, exalted high; And as Thy glory fills the sky, So let it be on earth displayed, Till Thou art here and now

  3. Toni Stone 5 years ago

    Thank you
    For beautiful photos

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