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Old 10-15-2014, 09:44 PM
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Default Peepin', Gopher (and Badger) Style

October reminds us of why we choose to live in the upper midwest: warm days, cool nights, and an absolute explosion of color. We are pretty close to peak color, so Andi and I used date night to do some aerial leaf peepin' and grab dinner at the diner at KEAU. The golden hour yielded some nice light for imagery..........

I'll let the pics tell the story somewhere over Minnesconsin:

May you all have a healthy glow this Halloween season! - Pete and Andi

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Old 10-15-2014, 11:45 PM
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Default Autumn Colors

Wow! Great Photos, Pete. Beautiful colors and magical countryside. Awe-inspiring, really; particularly from altitude. Thanks for posting!
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Old 10-16-2014, 12:40 AM
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Man, do I miss that place!
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Old 10-16-2014, 07:14 AM
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Recon flights here in STL show color is coming. I am not expecting it to be as great as we have had the last couple years. Thanks for the great pictures and gives me the time table for when we will peak here.
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Old 10-16-2014, 08:20 AM
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Beautiful place that Minnesconsin is! Almost like Jersylvania
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Old 10-16-2014, 08:24 AM
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Great pics Pete as usual!!!!!
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Old 10-16-2014, 09:54 AM
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I definitely miss Minnesota in the Fall.....thanks for the fix Pete!
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Old 10-16-2014, 10:41 AM
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Great photos! Too cloudy over here in Michigan to be able to take any photos of our color, also at peek. Keep the photos comming.
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Old 10-16-2014, 02:46 PM
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Default Falltastic

Great pictures Pete, especially the last one! Thanks for the color commentary.
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Old 10-16-2014, 07:04 PM
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Fantastic, I love the Minnesconsin area in the summer and more so in the early fall, then I think about 3 months from now and decide again not to leave for north of Georippiama after October.

Those are awesome shots, though, makes me want to work less and spend more time on the ship, but the first is required for the second to happen.
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