“a world where there are Octobers”

 

Through The Island Forest
Through The Island Forest by Douglas MooreZart – copyright 2016, all rights reserved. Original Fine Art Prints By Douglas MooreZart

 


“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.”

L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables


In the mountains of southern California there is a lake with an island in its midst. Outside this island a majority of trees were consumed in a forest fire in 2003 (The infamous Cedar Fire).   Many of the trees had stood 200-300 or more years. But on the lake’s island you can still walk through a landscape of beautiful ancient oak and pine trees. On a fall day, as I walked the island’s edges, I came upon this spot-  a still standing glorious ancient survivor.  Autumn perfection – Fall color surrounds, the air is crisp and clear, migratory birds call above and the sun rests on the horizon.

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14 thoughts on ““a world where there are Octobers”

    1. James, you are most kind to stop by and leave such a thoughtful comment! This beautiful spot is just a short distance from my home and is truly magical. Fall for me is also my favorite time of year – when everything is so softly expressed in the fullness of its maturation. Wishing you prosperity and productivity in your endeavors! – Douglas

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