I'm especially fond of sunsets, and even more so these days. When I'm looking west, can you guess where my thoughts are headed? The apartment complex where we now live most of the time sits close to a park that's adjacent to a fascinating geological phenomenon--a sinkhole lake. Lake Jackson is on the rebound, filling up, regaining its depth and breadth in a cycle of drain/regain that usually begins every 25 years. I took this picture in early June, shortly after SAM and I moved to Tallahassee where he works. It looks like autumn has arrived already because most of the leaves on the trees have disappeared. Most of these trees, though, are not dormant. I think they are dying. They might not have a problem with "damp feet," but their roots will not survive being flooded. They started growing here when the main body of the lake lay elsewhere and the soil that it used to cover was at that time dry enough to support them.
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