Treetop Autumn Treasures: Reflected Glory

I certainly wouldn’t blame you if you think some of the trees in the above photo are laden with golden leaves.  Interestingly, they aren’t.  Sometimes the reflected sunset provides such an amazing light illusion, as is the case with these beautiful trees.

Last week I couldn’t believe what I was seeing out my window.  The sunset was ‘choosing’ parts of trees to cascade in yellow/gold tones for just a few minutes.  I am so glad I was able to get a photo of this to share with you.

Not too long after I snapped this shot the leaves on the trees became a dark green.  Here in Chicago the leaves turn much later than where I lived in Canada.  Suffice it to say, Mother Nature once again put on a lovely light show that definitely made me smile.  I hope it does the same for you!

Happy Tuesday, everyone!

  21 comments for “Treetop Autumn Treasures: Reflected Glory

  1. October 15, 2019 at 9:34 am

    Such an amazing and magical scene Cher xo

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  2. October 15, 2019 at 9:51 am

    Perfect timing, Cher. I love this picture!

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    • October 15, 2019 at 11:10 am

      Thank you, Becky! You know, I literally had to pause for a moment when I saw the trees ‘lit up’ because I thought, are they already turning golden and I didn’t notice? Nope, not yet! LOL Cher xo

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  3. October 15, 2019 at 1:11 pm

    You said yesterday that you enjoy the gifs – be careful what you wish for Cher – because I’m back!!

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  4. October 15, 2019 at 1:33 pm

    Beautiful view, Cher 😀

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  5. October 15, 2019 at 4:08 pm

    Lovely… ❤

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    • October 16, 2019 at 3:23 pm

      Ah, I think so too! Thank you, dear Bette! Cher xo


  6. October 15, 2019 at 8:35 pm

    Very nice.

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    • October 16, 2019 at 3:24 pm

      Why thank you, Leonard, and welcome to The Chicago Files! Cher xo

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  8. October 19, 2019 at 11:43 am

    I’ve not seen anything like this before. Only when the leaves (leafs?) are already yellow and then they glow gold at sunset.

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    • October 19, 2019 at 10:48 pm

      Hi Chrissie! It’s great to see you! Yes, it was very unusual to see! Cher xo


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