It’s time for the monthly Picture This photo contest at Gardens Gone Wild. The theme for November is “End of the Line”. You can imagine how this leads to lots of visual interpretations featuring change of season, last fruits, flowers, or leaves, or just pathways or roads going off to infinity. I wrestled with various options including the following shot of Beth hiking down the entry road at Worthington Farm, a part of Monocacy National Battlefield.
And then there was the migration of tree swallows all perched on a telephone wire at Lilypons.
And then of course when we think of migrations and change of seasons the Canadian Geese surely come to mind.
Of course the other kind of line that we all get involved in is the traffic jams that are part of daily life. I couldn’t help but imagine a traffic jam when I saw these two caterpillars both coming to the end of the branch they were chewing on.
But as I thought about the theme in terms of the change of season nothing brought home the dramatic end of another growing season than looking at this Cardinal caught in the aftermath of an ice storm. This will be my entry for November. End of the line Dear Reader …