(not so) Wordless Wednesday - Saying Good Bye to Summer...

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(not so) Wordless Wednesday - Saying Good Bye to Summer... 

As the chill of the first tinges of autumn settle into the middle Tennessee valley, I am filled with mixed emotions as I say good bye to summer and say hello to autumn. The flurry of activity at the humming bird feeder has waned. The feeder now only sees an occasional straggler making its way southward and warmer weather. Realizing that this might be the last hummer I will see this year, I stopped to take this shot. As she flew off into the cool evening, I waved good bye saying good bye to summer...

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Dick and Dixie Sells
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Enjoy the beautiful autumn in Tennessee. Bet we will be seeing some more great photos from you as the leaves change to beautiful colors. - Love the hummingbird photo.

Sep 30, 2009 06:27 AM #4
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Hi Michael:

Great photo!

I remember you saying that you have a Nikon...which series one do you have?

Sep 30, 2009 06:49 AM #5
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Chip Jefferson
Gibbs Realty and Auction Company - Columbia, SC

It wont be long these guys will be heading back to Florida or Mexico. Its amazing how far they travel to get some sunshine and warmth.

Sep 30, 2009 06:49 AM #6
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James Quarello
JRV Home Inspection Services, LLC - Wallingford, CT
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Fall has been settling here in CT now for a few weeks. I once saw a hummer in my yard. A rare sight unless you have a feeder.

Sep 30, 2009 06:50 AM #7
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Pat O'Reilly
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Fall means no more 110 degree days for us...it is a great time of year. Thanks for the picture

Sep 30, 2009 06:54 AM #8
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Mike Hendren
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Michael, I have mixed emotions at this time of year, too.  It's my favorite season with cool days and the beautiful fall colors, but I know winter is coming soon.  It's beautiful with the snow but it's a lot of work, here where we live - shoveling, plowing, scraping.

Sep 30, 2009 07:26 AM #9
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Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647
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YOu get the most amazing shots buddy!  Great one indeed!  Yes, it is chilly here too, but still alot of activity in the back yard!

Sep 30, 2009 07:48 AM #10
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Craig Rutman
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Great shot Michael.

I love this time of year!

Cool crisp nights.

Humid free days.

 

Sep 30, 2009 07:50 AM #11
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Jim & Cathy Wood Greater Nashville Area Real Estate
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I'm ready for the change, the crispness of the fall and the smell of burning wood and Tobacco barns, "it's Football Time Tennessee", as John Ward would say.

Sep 30, 2009 09:24 AM #12
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It can be tough capturing a humming bird. They are quick little buggers. As for summer... I was ready to say goodbye. I love the cooler weather.

Sep 30, 2009 09:40 AM #13
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I had a few hummingbirds buzzing around me yesterday afternoon but I would imagine they will be MIA soon too.

Sep 30, 2009 09:45 AM #14
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Sandy Childs
Keller Williams Realty - Spartanburg, SC
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Michael: As I sat on the patio yesterday afternoon, after work, I notice that many of the regulars at my feeders are gone. I too, love to watch the sweet little birds and will also miss them. You had a great idea to take a few last pictures. I think I will do that today, before they are all gone for the summer.

Sep 30, 2009 09:49 AM #15
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Steven L. Smith
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Michael,

It sure seems like we are saying goodbye up here too.

Sep 30, 2009 09:53 AM #16
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Hannah Williams
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Michael..Beautiful picture of the hummingbird..but the whole itea of saying goodbye to summer makes me want to cry....

HELPFULHANNAH

Sep 30, 2009 10:26 AM #17
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As with the Humming bird, We all still need to eat Michael. I could do with a little less, I guess!
Make today something special,
Paul

Sep 30, 2009 11:49 AM #18
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We don't have any mixed emotions, we will and are missing Summer already.  Yea the leaves will be pretty and all that, lets just have some Turkey and Pumpkin Pie and got right back at Summer.

Sep 30, 2009 11:53 AM #19
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Debi Boucher
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Goodbye summer hummer.... I wasn't feeling so nostalgic until I read this! LOL

Debi

Sep 30, 2009 12:32 PM #20
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Don Rogers
Keller Williams Realty Chesterfield - O'Fallon, MO
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Michael,

Very nice eulogy to summer but Spring will be here before you know it.

Sep 30, 2009 04:47 PM #21
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Paddy (Patricia) Pizappi
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Beautiful Michael.  Summer is leaving us and I feel like we were a bit shortchanged this year.  I hope we have an extended Autumn to make up for it cause Winter just doesn't do much for me anymore.  Have a good one.

Oct 01, 2009 05:33 AM #22
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Larry Brewer
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I haven't seen a Hummer this week. I don't know if it's the cold, or just that time of year. Either way, my feeders are showing no activity right now.

Oct 06, 2009 08:25 AM #23
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