Autumn In Illinois

On a nice autumn day, we drove up the Illinois River to enjoy the sights.
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A small island in the Illinois River at Henry.
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Swans and geese take a rest on their journey south.
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Hanhan and Cole scaring the birds away.
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The birds are safely in the water.
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Hanhan with her lucky swan feather.
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Hanhan taking in the Henry waterfront.
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'Indian' corn makes a nice Autumn display.
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The pumpkin patch awaiting 'The Great Pumpkin'.
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The diner where we ate lunch shows its colors.
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Brilliant artist Hanhan's masterpiece, 'The Blob'.
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Hanhan and Cole with a Vietnam War tank in Lacon.
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Trees at the Lacon Town Square.
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A World War I memorial with Gary's Uncle's inscribed.
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A tree at the peak of color.
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A stunning beauty stands alone.
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Twin trees frame the river.
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A classic autumn view from Grandview Drive in Peoria.
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One of the many nice homes that we'd like to have one day.
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All along Grandview Drive the scenery is beautiful.
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The grasses have turned brown while the tress are at their peak.
A sea of color at every turn.
A final glimpse of the kalidescope of fall in Peoria.