A few friends have sent me pictures of their autumn season this year and a couple like Mai and Sean have blogged about theirs. I envy them this because I have never experienced the turning of the season and have never seen the leaves turn colors.
It was too early too see any of the Fall colors when I visited
It is pretty clear from this Maple tree that it was too early.
Or is that just me seeing things?
These young sycamore fruits caught my eyes though! Close, but no.
but I was pretty excited to see them, none the less.
One of the things I listed in my “2009 To Do List” was to eat a
This is a Mamey sapote (Pouteria sapota) and it is related to our local chiko or Sapodilla (Manilkara achras). Too bad it wasn’t ripe enough for me to eat.
I also had "Smell a Magnolia flower" in my 2009 To Do List, but again, I was too late. I only saw full blooms on route to the airport and I couldn't get to them without lugging my luggage with me. Oh, well. Maybe next year. Here is a Magnolia bud I saw unopened.
Enjoy Autumn, wherever you are.