The Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Nov. 14, 2014
earth, water, air & fire. the fifth element? aether…”that which was beyond the material world.” people wonder, my own family included, why Vermont has such a hold on me. i’ve lived in Birmingham, Alabama twenty one years. it has never felt like home. my children and my animals have kept me grounded, both literally &…
As they should. A far away fall onto cold, hard cement.
The muddy water is that color because the dirt is orange in Birmingham due to high iron content. It is also that color because this photo was taken after a big rain. It may run clear when not raining, but I’ve never been back to see. Wanna sip?
The colored leaves seem to know it is fall & the green ones are in denial.