And then, before we knew it, the leaves began to dry, and the wind started to carry them away, leaving us just a tantalizing hint of the brilliant performance.
Still colourful, but now more muted, folding up its tent for the season and getting ready to hibernate. Nature, ever-changing, with a plan.
This post was written in response to the weekly Travel Theme challenge by Ailsa of WheresMyBackpack: Colourful. To see other bloggers’ rainbows of responses and get more info on these challenges, just click on the link!