Flaming Maple–Tree #1
Flaming Maple–Tree #2
…and contemplating life (and death), I came upon this. I was going to pass, but turned back and quickly shot a few frames.
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It is difficult these days,
To think in the past.
The future will not cease
As we decease,
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On this next one, I did some retouch with “Clone”, as I did not care for the branches of another tree intruding on the beauty of these fragile new leaves.
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Just a block and a half west of Lake Michigan, I came upon these tiny, fresh maple leaves while walking home yesterday.
It has been said: When the maple leaves bloom, there will be no more frost.
We’ll see…after all, this IS Chicago!