has long been assigned to the color orange and Mother Nature sure knows how to use it. Besides its annual Autumn debut, I learned a lot more about this color when responding to Travel Talk’s Life in Colour monthly blogging challenge calling for terracottas, oranges and shades in between.
For instance, the color orange also means
as noted in my aged terracotta garden block…
like the Robin’s delightful song announcing Spring, or Daffodils jumping up to greet the sun after months of grey and cold.
stimulating, vibrant and flamboyant
as in showy Dahlias and those tantalizing homegrown tomatoes I can hardly wait to taste.
Freedom and expression
are also associated with orange. A neighbor’s message encased with terracotta bricks says it all.
Considered a hot color, orange produces the sensation of
That’s exactly how this sky appeared to me yet there was no fire nearby.
Mother Nature is adept at using shades of orange to announce
Thankfully, she chose this color to easily identify Japanese Beetles.
If you want to have some fun with colors, look out for Travel Talks announcement on the first Sunday of the month for a new color to explore!
*The feature image is of a fantastic view I savor during an afternoon walk.