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Sylvestris and Felis, Fall Creek Edition

Sylvestris is said to have several meanings; the one I see most often is “of the forest”. But for this photo essay it will designate “forest”, and felis will designate “cats”. Many creeks run through sylvestris; this one is closest … Continue reading

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Cats Present: Creek and Leaf Scenes Change Fast While Fall Stalls; with Music!

Franklin: Call me Franklinstein for today and tomorrow, it’s Halloween. Within our slow fall season scenes at the creek change rapidly. As they say about our area, “If you don’t like the weather, wait 5 minutes, it will change.” These … Continue reading

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Beauties of Black Cats, Beauties of Autumn Leaves

I can’t always tell the two black kittens apart in the pictures; I think that’s Boss. I know this is Moonpie. Looking out into trees glowing with autumn sunlight makes me think of nature’s beauties and how cats are part … Continue reading

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Cool Snaps, Warm Winds, Leaf Colors, and Cats for Company

Even wild guy Franklin stayed cozy with me during the recent cool snap. Saturday, everything turned eerily warm as the remnants of the hurricane came dragging air from the Gulf. Frankie knew that storm was out there and he doesn’t … Continue reading

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Roarin’ Creek Pics, Curated by Cat

When the creek’s high we humans can hear it roar from the yard but Franklin hears it from indoors, even before it rises enough to be audible to us. We had a lot of rain this year in winter and … Continue reading

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In Winter, Cat and I Look Back at Fall

Everything’s different now at the creek, all leaves were washed away by heavy rains. More storms are on the way, with severe weather potential. I miss all those quirky fall colors; Franklin misses the sunnier light and the autumn smell … Continue reading

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Fall Creek, Trees, and Cat, Part 3

I’ve bumped up the colors but hey, fall is the time to par-tay! The sweet house beast enjoys those slanty autumn rays. Oops, this one is out of sequence and was taken on November 19, 2019. On November 19th we … Continue reading

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Fall Trees, Creek, and Cat, Part 2

On November 6 we trekked to the creek and found the leaves had made their appearance, big time. It was all like, Tree Parts Department, what can we help you with today? Better act fast, we’re moving along! Stay with … Continue reading

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Fall Creek, Trees, and Cat, Part 1

We went to the creek on November 1 but the above picture is from November 2. Notice that the reflections are mainly blue sky and green foliage. Franklin stays busy making himself comfortable but he’s ever watchful too. On November … Continue reading

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Fall Creeps Along, Cat and I Wait

We have red leaves! Got ’em in October! “I’m not impressed,” says Franklin. “Cats don’t see reds that well.” There’s still lots of green, even now. “Well I sure hear better, those raccoons really rocked out last night! While y’all … Continue reading

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