The dark hedges

Not my pic alas, but one picked up from Top 10 Incredibly Beautiful Tree Tunnels via TPP. Photo credit is pawelklarecki.blogspot.ro.

The quality of light in the upper branches is gorgeous - the trees seem to be holding the light.

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Not as good as that, but Tallahassee is ringed by gorgeous lanes that are lined by Live Oak dripping with Spanish moss.

Unfortunately, the understory these days consists of 20,000 automobiles. But at one time, it was gorgeous.

By Jeffrey Davis (not verified) on 04 Mar 2013 #permalink

Woulda bin more gorgeous if he'd stayed of the photoshop. That orange is fake. (Surely you knew this?)

By Vinny Burgoo (not verified) on 04 Mar 2013 #permalink

but, since you mention dark hedges, these got illuminated recently too:
"... The Guardian published a multipart exposé by Suzanne Goldenberg of a “secretive funding network” that distributed $118 million between 2002 and 2010 to 102 think thanks and advocacy groups “working to a single purpose: to redefine climate change from neutral scientific fact to a highly polarising ‘wedge issue’ for hardcore conservatives...."
http://www.cjr.org/the_observatory/climate_denial_secret_funding.php

The wedge seems to be effectively carving out the real nutbase

By Hank Roberts (not verified) on 22 Mar 2013 #permalink