I've noticed that autumn flowers are in full bloom in the north country. Joe-Pye-Weed, Goldenrod, Queen Anne's Lace and Asters are blooming everywhere. For the most part, though, the tree leaves have not begun to color. Seamus found one patch of color in the Adirondacks when we stopped for "poop break:"
Casey, Winky, Fergus and Wally trot around, surrounded by autumn wildflowers:
Adirondack mountains shrouded in clouds, one of the advantages of traveling through the high peaks region after a rain:
I love to watch small clouds drifting through the mountains or clinging to the sides of hills:
This rocky scene was right alongside the road and included some moss which had turned crimson:
Route 73 in the high peaks region of the Adirondacks. I think it's safe to predict that they won't be enlarging that highway any time soon. Besides the legal restrictions on Adirondack development, where would they put the extra lanes?
It's mighty pleasant down on the highway but I would have also enjoyed being up there on that mountaintop:
Little Winky hops through an Adirondack meadow. I enjoy the thought that this crabby little dog who was moments away from being euthanized at the Shelter now has a happy, healthy life: