The aliens have landed

Frosted leaf on snow

Insect damaged

Stockpiling photographs is like owning a time machine that can zip you back in an instant from the monochrome monotony of a freezing winter’s day to a now-distant summer when the landscape was green with leaves freshly damaged by insects now dead, dormant, or flown.

This is my contribution to today’s Photo Friday theme, Damaged.

One among many

Year-round, there are many pickup trucks in New Hampshire, and at this time of year, there are many changing maple leaves. Sometimes, if you’re lucky, you’ll see an eye-catching juxtaposition of the two: two out of many coming together as one.