The next 3 days predicted lows are 42, 52, and 62 on Thursday morning. Then we go the other way: 49, 39. Who knows what lies after that? I am just hopeful that my plants are getting the idea about making sugars for freeze protection before it is too late.
A gopher tortoise has his winter home ready. He'll probably be joined by a snake or two, maybe an armadillo and who knows what else.
Nice groves of sumac have sprung up under the edges of Live Oak trees. These and Sassafras are our best source of fall red color.