I hear the drizzle of the rain
Like a memory it falls
Soft and warm continuing
Tapping on my roof and walls.
–From Simon and Garfunkel’s Kathy’s Song
You don’t have to hit the rural highways and byways of Oklahoma to find terrific fall foliage. If you work in downtown Oklahoma City, you should take an urban fall foliage tour through Heritage Hills and Mesta Park. The neighborhood is located between Broadway and Western to the east and west and 13th and 22nd from south to north. Many of the trees in this neighborhood pre-date statehood (2007).
The following are some pictures I’ve taken over the last three days. None of them have been altered via photoshop or other editing programs. These are, as they say, straight-out-of-the-camera save for cropping. Enjoy!
Three autumn orbs captured at Shartel and 18th. Can you see the ones that are rose red in the tree? I like to think the orange is my father’s muse
accompanying me on a drive I know he’d love. Some people think orbs are ghosts or spirits captured on film. Others explain the circles of light as the sun shining on particles of dust.
What do you believe?
I believe in things unseen.
I believe in the message of a dream…
–from Jo Dee Messina