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Artwork and Words by Nona Estrin

Hard frosts have come, back to back, the ginkgo’s golden leaves are fallen and scattered! Scarlet blueberry, russet blackberry, and yellow leaves of rosa ragosa slowly make way for a new palet of winter colors—the pink of snowy Camel’s Hump by morning light and the winter lavender of our wooded mountains. And today, from Route 12, a snow squall nestled high on the eastern flanks of the Worcester range!