Only a Ghost Remains

I was so looking forward to spending a full season together but not long after our arrival I could tell something was wrong.

Full Red


This year I would be just down the street so thought I would have plenty of opportunities to take photos as I ran or biked around the lake. I snapped my first shot early in May as the landscape was green and lush.


Full Green


Soon, though, the color wasn’t right and I knew then the inevitable would be happening.


Early Signs


And now it has. One of my favorite trees in Minneapolis has been marked for removal.


The X


By Autumn, only a ghost will remain.