November 8, 2011
The return of sunny days in the 60s makes it tough to believe we had snow a week ago... until you look around at the tree damage in my backyard. It's been an unusual fall foliage season, and as you examine this final photo of the view from my window, I hope you'll agree: Next year has to be better! My free e-course will help you plan a memorable 2012 autumn in New England trip.
October 30, 2011
The morning after more than a foot of snow fell in Connecticut, shattering the October snowfall record and causing widespread power outages and severe tree damage, the scene outside my window is shocking. When you see this photo of blue skies and blinding snow, you may find it lovely, but I'm not ashamed to admit: It nearly brought me to tears.
October 29, 2011
In all of my years of sharing photos of the fall foliage view outside my window, this is the first year I've had the displeasure of posting a photo of my backyard shrouded in snow. Here is the scene on Saturday eve... after we lost power but before we lost daylight.
October 25, 2011
What a sparkling afternoon! Even though many leaves have left their posts, there is a golden shimmer to my view that will carry me through the bleak winter days to come. I hope this look at the still-dazzling colors outside my window will inspire you to make the most of what remains of autumn.
October 18, 2011
The leaves are a bit past peak in my view this week. As you'll see, though, nature stubbornly refuses to relinquish its color, and it's hard not to admire the leaves that have hung on through rain and wind and dark, chilly nights.
October 11, 2011
Although it feels like summer again today, the colors of fall are suddenly coming on fast, and the view outside my window this week has a distinctly golden glow. As you appreciate the latest foliage changes, heed my warning: Foliage can be a serious driving distraction.
October 5, 2011
Mother Nature has hit the snooze button, it appears, and there's been little color change or leaf drop since last week. With sunshine and remarkably warm temperatures anticipated regionwide through the holiday weekend, it's going to be an ideal time to hit the road in New England to enjoy autumn's stunning landscapes.
September 27, 2011
Night is falling early, more leaves have fallen to the ground, and the view outside my window is more fall than summer for the first time this season. The colors are subtle—yet still beautiful—on this gray September day.
September 21, 2011
Summer warmth has returned, and it seems impossible the first day of fall will be here on Friday. Look closely at the latest view outside my window, and you'll see a sprinkling of orange amid the green.
September 14, 2011
There was a crisp coolness in the air as I walked my daughter to the school bus this morning. Even though temperatures reached the mid-80s here in central Connecticut today, there are definitely signs that fall is imminent, as you'll see in this first photo of the view outside my window for the 2011 foliage season. In my 13 years of sharing the view outside my window, this is the first year I've had to report on a hurricane's impact on the season. Fortunately, Irene's damage was localized, and there will still be plenty of opportunities to enjoy New England's fall splendor this year.
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2010 Outside My Window Archive
See images from the long-lingering first fall season in my new home.
2009 Outside My Window Archive
Find out why the 2009 foliage season came to an abrupt end.
2008 Outside My Window Archive
Enjoy a quick replay of 2008's stunning fall color progression.
2007 Outside My Window Archive
Look back at 2007's unusual fall foliage season.
2006 Outside My Window Archive
Here's a look at how the leaves changed in 2006.
2005 Outside My Window Archive
Check out the progression of fall foliage from 2005.
2004 Outside My Window Archive
Replay the 2004 foliage season.
2003 Outside My Window Archive
Watch the 2003 leaf season go by.
2002 Outside My Window Archive
Click back to 2002 for a look at how the leaves changed.
2001 Outside My Window Archive
Get a sense of how the leaves progressed in 2001.
2000 Outside My Window Archive
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1999 Outside My Window Archive
Fast forward through the last fall foliage season of the 1900s.
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