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December 17, 2009

Palemale takes off from 965 Fifth Avenue. All shots today were taken last Saturday since I could not go to Central Park on Thursday.

All images above photographed on Saturday December 12, 2009.

A few dried leaves bunched themselves together, and inspired by a spirited breeze cutting through the Locust Grove, they raced eagerly across a dusty path. If I didnít know better I would say that they ran--just by the way their little feet scuttled along the ground. And if I didnít know better I would declare that I heard them laugh and giggle like playful children excited by the refreshing breeze and crisp sunlight which bounced and sparkled and warmed their faces and made their little leafy eyes squint when they tried to spy at a flock of waxwings flying across the deep blue sky.
Maybe someday I will really know better, and Iíll see that they were indeed running and laughing and squinting just as all happy, excited and beautifully inspired leaves ought to be.

Buttercup's Christmas Tree