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Saturday, December 31, 2011

Ducks and Dusk and gorgeous colors!

Today, some random photos from late summer
and early autumn!

Enjoy!



Merganser ducks!




















Moon rising!:






Looking down the lake from us:







The moon above the shoreline and islands on our lake:











Lake Alberta, in autumn splendor! This lake is about 25 miles from our house.








Lake Alberta shoreline in color:






Red leaves of autumn:

I am finally "caught up" with most of my
late summer photos to share with you..
and
over the next few blogposts,
I will be sharing some of my autumn colors
photos too.

I know it is New Year's time and snow is with most people...
but I have to get caught up, people! LOL

Besides, we could all use some color in our lives this time of year, no???

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11 comments:

Brian Miller said...

wow loving all that autumn color across the lake there....and that red head has my haircut...smiles...

happy new year!

Karin M. said...

Such great photos ... I like them very well ..

I wish you a Happy New Year and may 2012 be a happy and healthy new year ....
All the best, Karin

Sandra said...

gorgeous duck, love the red leaves the most of all today. and i saw on a blog once, natures EKG and that fits two of your photos. so pretty and looking at them can tell the condition of our hearts.

TexWisGirl said...

these made me homesick all over again. autumn does that to me - makes me miss Wisconsin like no other time of the year... :)

Eva Gallant said...

The leaves reflected in the water are gorgeous!

Rita said...

Thanks for the taste of fall!
Happy New Year!! :)

Country Gal said...

Wonderful photos ! Hope you all have a Happy New Year !

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

Bring on those beautiful colours. I love the lake and fall colours.

Pat said...

Love the photos! Never seen a duck like that before!

Happy New Year!

Tracy said...

I loved it the first time and I love it again' that hair-do on the duck; now that's stylin'!
the beautiful fall leaves on the lake are gorgeous...thanks for all the beauty you add to my world Joan! and Happy New Year!

GAIL said...

Such beautiful photos. The ones of the lake shoreline with the petty fall colors really catches my eye.
Happy New Year, Gail

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