Autumn. It's a season of mixed feelings, a change of weather (for many), a preface to the hectic Christmas spirit and beauty. With cool temperatures and gray skies, it's certainly a time to relish in Antonio Vivaldi and Mother Nature's gift to the world.
“A wind has blown the rain away and blown the sky away and all the leaves away, and the trees stand. I think, I too, have known autumn too long.” – E.E. Cummings
October marks another triumphant return of the glorious season of autumn. As Thanksgiving in Canada has come and gone, those south of the border still have to wait another month for the holiday of pumpkin pie, turkey and stuffing.
This past weekend, Toronto experienced a mixture of both autumn and early spring-like weather. On Saturday, it was mild and gray. On Sunday, it was warm and gray. For the most part, however, fall has been quite cool and has brought the expectations of what autumn is supposed to be.
The following photo essay takes place in uptown Toronto in the midst of Mt. Pleasant Road and Davisville Avenue and Yonge Street and St. Clair Avenue. Particularly, the range of images of the yellow, red and green are set at the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.
For those who cannot escape the concrete jungle of Toronto and head to a rural countryside, one can simply travel to this area and catch a glimpse of nature’s season of death.