|Lake Jocassee, South Carolina|
The trees still had beautiful color, but it's starting to reach the end even there.
|Lake Keowee, South Carolina|
Back in New Hampshire, we found November had arrived at Lake Wicwas, but at least the snow was gone! All but the resolute oak trees have disbursed their leaves, and many of those oaks will hang onto them right into spring.
|Lake Wicwas' Maturing Loon|
The native Americans called the November moon the "Trading Moon" - seeing the moon set behind bare branches for the first time in seven months is another sign that winter is rapidly approaching.