FOLIAGE OF A DIFFERENT COLOR

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OK, this season’s leaves aren’t as pale as this one, found yesterday on  newly painted pavement lines at Seven Bridge and Point Roads in Little Silver.

But if it seems the crop of fallen leaves isn’t as overall  crimson and radiant gold as in years past, all that rain we had this summer may be the culprit. According to the United States National Arboretum, heavy rain may cause the leaves to be lost before they develop their full color potential.

And speaking of rain, how would you like a weekend without any? That’s what appears to be on tap — a seemingly rare run of sunshiney days.

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