"Fieldnotes," October 13th & 14th, 2013: "Larch," by Edward Monnig. http://www.montananaturalist.org/
"Walking in the golden rain. There is nothing that reminds me more of Missoula's beloved naturalist and social commentator, Kim Williams. It was Kim's phrase for the crisp fall days when the larch trees are showering their needles across hiking trails in a last, glorious outburst prior to the onset of winter."