Autumn on the Ipswich River

Autumn on the Ipswich River


Many fall foliage forecasters say the colors are late and muted this year. Maybe so. Is this due to the cool wet spring and summer we had in New England, or a factor of global warming? Either way, there is plenty to enjoy about the season and pleasing colors and strong images if you look hard enough. This summer I “discovered” the Ipswich River Park in North Reading, Massachusetts. The modest yet lovely Ipswich River winds 45 miles from Wilmington to Ipswich, MA. (To learn more, visit the Ipswich River Watershed Association.) Today at sunset I was hoping for an orange sky reflecting in the still water but found this long-lens composition instead. I predict the brightest colors will arrive in the Boston area about October 22! Any other bets?

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