As temperatures cool and days shorten, trees, such as these on the grounds of the Monastery of the Holy Spirit, are beginning to show off their fall colors. For more images of autumn, see the East Metro page in this Sunday’s Citizen. (Staff Photo: Julie Wells)

As temperatures cool and days shorten, trees, such as these on the grounds of the Monastery of the Holy Spirit, are beginning to show off their fall colors. For more images of autumn, see the East Metro page in this Sunday’s Citizen. (Staff Photo: Julie Wells)

As temperatures cool and days shorten, trees, such as these on the grounds of the Monastery of the Holy Spirit, are beginning to show off their fall colors. For more images of autumn, see the East Metro page in this Sunday’s Citizen. (Staff Photo: Julie Wells)

By Julie Wells