Sunday, October 5, 2014

Plume Grass And Such In Southeast Georgia

After a delightful evening repast of baked chicken thighs with 40 Garlic Gravy, well cooked Fordhook Limas lathered in Amish butter and a chilled glass of Sutter Home Zinfandel, we took a short jaunt in the neighborhood to capture some of the beauty of the season. The Fall colors are only starting here in Southeast Georgia. First the Plume Grass graces the countryside with their shimmering canes in the sunshine. We're anxiously awaiting the oranges and yellows will start in earnest. I'm sure there will be more photos to follow in the days to come.

Here's a preview:

I gathered up Jack (front) and Sam.
They "helped" us look for color in the countryside
from their safe position in the back seat.

Our first stop in the search for color where the
high power lines on Scenic Drive near our home.
After the neighbors cleared the planted pine,
the Plume Grass took over in Mill Creek.

Plume Grass
shimmering in the sunset.

I asked my husband to drive by the Aspinwall Cemetery
which was formerly called Old Mill Creek Church Cemetery.
I hadn't seen this old family burial site since the massive clearing.
Sadly it seems that this cemetery is going to disappear
from the lack of care.

Sometimes I almost forget how pretty it is here. The soft cool breezes, cloudless skies and tilted sun makes the days much more pleasant. I hope your day has been as good as ours.

Ride Safe,

7 comments:

Lulu James said...

Beautiful and so much more to look forward to. Ironically one of the first things to turn in LA was always the poison ivy. There has to be a message in that, don't you think?

Jason and Michelle said...

Here I noticed the trees are beginning to turn. Today was beautiful and warm..

Linda E said...

A nice outing I would say! The colors are peeking from the tops of the trees here. Wont be too much longer until it is in full color. Sad about the cemetery.

Carol B. said...

Jack and Sam are so cute. I can see the excitement in their eyes. You have some great pictures. I love the fall colors but, as usual, we might not get to enjoy them here because the rains have set in and that destroys the foliage, tearing the leaves off the trees. It happens often.
We have a few cemeteries like that. It's sad how they get neglected and forgotten.
You take care.

Simply Linda said...

LOL-It is nice to see the "terrorists" out and about, LOLOL. Great post..thanks for the smiles. Blessings

Sparky said...

Thanks everyone. I treasure all your comments. Hope your Fall is a happy one. ~:)

White Lace and Promises said...

What a great ride. Yes, it's beginning to look like Fall. I know those babies enjoyed the tour. Your photos look great girl! I thought of you this weekend. There were so many bike riders on the mountain. They rode like ladies and gentlemen. It made me envious a little that they had such freedom with no fear. I hate it when these young idiots zoom around you on the interstate like they own the highway. They don't know what a horrible driver this girl is or they would beware. Happy Trails to you.