After a dry summer, I wasn’t sure if the leaves were really going to perform this fall. But the September rains must have juiced them up because this year’s color isn’t disappointing! The green seems to be staying on the trees a little longer in some areas of the county, but the electric yellows, bold oranges, and rich reds are surely making themselves known. Here are the photos we gathered for the second week of our 2021 Fall Leaf Report. Enjoy! And, a special thank you to our awesome community members who contributed!
About the Author
Dorothy Stephenson grew up on her family's cattle operation in Meadowdale, located in the southwest corner of Highland County. When she wasn't on horseback helping her father gather and work cattle, you'd likely find her (still on horseback) jumping creeks in her family's nearby "Big Pasture." Today, though she doesn't ride horses much anymore, she has her own cattle, land, and expansion plans for a farm. Additionally, (and with the inherited, Stephenson, entrepreneurial spirit) she owns two small businesses in Highland County - Sundance Media & Design and Sundance Studio & Productions, which houses another of Dorothy's long-time loves - Clogging. Dorothy loves exploring new places, skills, and ideas, and she intends to live life to the fullest as long as it will let her. (Oh! And she LOVES Christmas!)