This fall seemed to be less pop and more plop.
In my stomping grounds the trees seemed to drop their leaves rather than show their colors.
When Facebook showed me my memories, it appeared as though last fall was more colorful.
This year's fall display was kind of like a really long fireworks show. Earlier it was just one burst of color here and there for weeks on end.
However, recently it seemed like we had reached the finale with brilliant colorful displays in different places.
Some of my observations were repeated in the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural
Resources Bureau of Forestry fall foliage report for Oct. 28 to Nov. 3.
It continued by stating that "most of the hillsides in northwestern Pennsylvania have transitioned to the deeper fall colors of gold, brown, and chestnut. Recent rains have caused some leaves to fall but there is still much color to be seen throughout the region."
Oaks are showing nicely with deep burgundies, rich browns, and dark golds.
Maples, birches, hickories, and sassafras are either at their peak or have already dropped leaves."
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