Ironweed and anemone, generally signs of fall, were in full bloom.
Grasses and other plants were busily going to seed, and while I am never fast enough to get bird pictures with my camera, the little seed-eaters were everywhere. Some trees are even starting to turn, like this redbud and what I think was a dogwood at the other end of a meadow.
Of course, autumn isn't quite here yet. This far north, some of the thistles are only now beginning to bloom,