Where did all the colorful leaves go?

This tree outside the station was so colorful in the afternoon sun last weekend...(Craig Allen photo)

Now, you hear the sound of leaf-blowers....

Just a portion of a LONG leaf pile along the highway... (Craig Allen photo)

...and the groans of homeowners clearing their yards the hard way...with a rake!

I saw the builder of this leaf pile headed to his backyard with a rake... (Craig Allen photo)

We've hit "critical mass" this weekend...leaf piles are popping up far and wide!

Front yard leaf pile... (Craig Allen photo)

In yards...alongside the road...

In comparison to the rest...its a BABY leaf pile! (Craig Allen photo)

...and, they're all shapes and sizes...

A "monster" leaf pile along Route 206 in Hillsborough, Somerset County. (Craig Allen photo)

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Of course, by using a few of these...

Which leaf bag looks...EVIL? (Craig Allen photo)

...you can avoid any temptation to play in the leaves!

Or...run away...

Leaves by night... (Craig Allen photo)

...taking safe cover in the dark of night!