Photos: Autumn Colours On Our Island

The days are finally starting to feel of the autumn variety on Vancouver Island. Leaves are turning, wood stoves are puffing smoke, pumpkin patches are ripe for the picking and fall corn sways in the chilled wind. If you’re in Canada, you’re probably getting set to celebrate Thanksgiving with what I hope is a bountiful feast for you and your family.

As for me? I’m excited to spend lots of one-on-one time with my niece, picking out a sugar pumpkin together at Shamrock Farm and baking up some spiced deliciousness in the kitchen. In honour of the stunning colours blanketing Vancouver Island, I thought it fitting to celebrate autumn with some photos from within our communities and backyards, showcasing the very best of fall…

Rathtrevor Beach

Photo: Jordan Oram on Flickr

Photo: Author’s Own on Flickr

autumn trees autumn glory
Photos: Phoenix Wolf-Ray on Flickr

Chesterman Beach in Tofino..
Photo: Iwona Erskine-Kellie on Flickr

Autumn in Goldstream Park
Photo: Phil Petersen on Flickr

Old Country Market Sign
Photo: Deeanne on Flickr

_Fall Apple Harvest
Photo: Brian on Flickr

(made me smile)
Photo: Anna-Lena König on Flickr

Jack-o-lanterns in Cathedral Grove
Photo: Jenny Lee Silver on Flickr

Photo: Terra Canadensis on Flickr

Overgrown and Autumn Painted Walking the bridge
Photos L-R: Neal Sanche and Jenny Lee Silver on Flickr

Fall Colours
Photo: Mike Nelson Pedde on Flickr

Empress fall leaves
Photo: Jay-P on Flickr

The Boathouse
Photo: Evan Leeson on Flickr

Whether a turkey feast or simply a quiet weekend is ahead of you, take some time to enjoy this season on our Island. I’ll be back on Tuesday morning with a brand new post. I’m grateful to all of you, my readers, for your continued support and wish you the happiest of Thanksgivings!

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