|This past October. we returned to the Riverside Cemetery in Waterbury with hopes of seeing the statuary complemented by gorgeous fall colors. Yang and I were not disappointed!
The highlight that these fall colors brought t o the monuments was deliciously melancholy. The leaves behind this woman leaning on a cross brought forth the saffron beauty of autumn.
Or there was this lone, proud figure fronting a brilliant crimson of oak trees.
I loved this shot from behind of the woman gazing out over the rolling hills of autumn glory.
I was especially enchanted by so many trees that combined various colors as their leaves slowly shut down the ports to chlorophyll and let their true hues burst froth in brilliant glory.
Green and Gold
And then, some trees seemed to us gifted with four colors at once!
Just gazing across the cemetery, you see slopes rolling with gorgeous fall glory:
The trees were so gorgeous, Yang decided to stick one in his back pack to carry it home.
I particularly loved this sage woman’s pensive and imposing presence, her blue-green copper complementing the reds and greens of the trees behind her.