Autumn 2011 was one of the most memorable Autumns since the Houston area became my home. Everywhere the eye gazed, trees exploded with a cornucopia of color. Reds, oranges, yellows, and innumerable shades unfamiliar to our mediocre falls flashed among the evergreens. Every time I stepped from my home, my eyes immediately flew to the trees, eager to drink in the color. Why did we have such a splendid display? Because the trees almost died.
|What I wish mine would look like.|