|Rockville Centre, Long Island|
Autumn in Long Island has been in slow mode so I jumped at the chance to go leaf peeping with my family yesterday. Because traffic was moving slowly, we decided that our destination would be Tarrytown and then Sleepy Hollow, one of my son's favorite places to visit.
When we finally arrived, we skipped the cemetery tour and headed to sites that we thought would see the changing colors. Unfortunately, the leaves were still in the transitional period. I guess the weather was still too warm to for the leaves ro turn to golden and russet hues. Realizing that we would need to travel many more hours to find a kaleidoscope of colorful leaves, we settled for a long walk around the lake at Rockefeller State Park. We not disappointed in what we saw.
The path was inviting.
The lake reflected the colors of the trees just like we used to see at Mohonk Mountain House.
Clip clop, heel to toe,
our feet marched in constant flow
Lost? Almost, wait-not quite yet!
We followed others' clomping step.
It was a relief to be on the right pathway.
As leaf peeping adventures go, this one was shorter than I expected but filled with memories and photos for my upcoming global gallery, Autumn Ablaze. I celebrate leaf peeping time during the autumn season.
Now it is time to Celebrate This Week with Ruth Ayres