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November 21st, a Brief Moment in Time

November 21, 2016 | Ann | Comments (2)

And then November by Randi Hausken from Bærum, Norway
And Then November by Randi Hausken from Bærum, Norway. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license.

Over two weeks ago, Daylight Savings Time reverted back to Eastern Standard time. We now reach the late autumn -- the third and last phase of the season -- when the skies turn cobalt grey and temperatures plummet below freezing. Most of the leaves have fallen off the trees as this period prepares for the arrival of winter

To help embrace the cooler changes in weather and scenery, here are some images taken from Toronto Public Library on Pinterest to illuminate your spirits:

And the first white snows.
Courtesy of TPL Pinterest. Saved from coffeepearlsandpoetry.tumblr.com

 

Indigo Dreams
Courtesy of TPL Pinterest. Saved from indigodreams.tumblr.com

 

It was November
Courtesy of TPL Pinterest. Article from Steller Stories

 

Longing for Autumn
Courtesy of TPL Pinterest. Article from Bloglovin'

 

Come said the wind to the leaves one day
Courtesy of TPL Pinterest. Article from On Sutton Place | Ann Drake

If these images have inspired you to seek out Ontario with its brisk and colourful scenery, here are some suggested readings to take along with you:

Spectacular wineries of Ontario: a captivating tour of established, estate & boutique wineries An artist's and photographer's guide to wild Ontario Backroads of Ontario (4th edition, expanded and updated)
Top 150 unusual things to see in Ontario (5th edition) Naturally Ontario: exploring the wealth of Ontario's wild places Nature's year: changing seasons in central and eastern Ontario

This season may be feel sad, dark and miserable, but here is an opportunity to plan a fun outing in Ontario to keep your inner light aglow. Enjoy this brief moment before the winter festivities begins.

 

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