I took this last year in mid-October from a high road overlooking a valley.
This year we will miss autumn in Northern Michigan for the first year in a long time.
I had come to rely on its beauty.
Here is one of my favorite haiku by my dear friend, Carol Steele.
fluting the pie crust
my mother's hands---no my hands
Dreams of Slow Mice;
the 2004 Anthology
of the Yuki Teikei Haiku Society;
edited by Anne Homan
and Patricia J.Machmiller