Last year, it froze early - in late September - before the leaves even had a chance to change. Therefore, no pictures.
This year, we decided to take a drive along the Alpine Loop, which is famous for it's amazing fall color. We went in September, to beat any possible freeze. We beat it alright. We drove through still green Aspen trees in 85 degree weather.
The Dixon girls
The temperature remained unseasonably warm for most of October and we thought that fall would disappoint again this year. But, last Sunday we woke up and saw this: