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I can’t quite decide if we’ve reached peak color season on the Old Mission Peninsula or not. There’s certainly a lot of color as you drive around the neighborhood, but there are also lots of leaves coming down. And while there’s a lot of color, it seems like we haven’t really reached peak color yet. Maybe we did and I missed it.

At any rate, today’s Photo of the Day is of the fall colors looking west from the Hogsback (on Center Road, just past the Smokey Hollow Road turn-off). This is my brother Dean Johnson’s farm, and again, while the colors are gorgeous, I’m thinking this week and weekend might be peak color.

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Or not. What do you guys think? I took this photo on Sunday on my way home from church, so two days ago.¬†With all the wind and rain we’ve had this week, maybe last weekend was the best weekend for color on the Old Mission Peninsula.

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