Great fall color this year.
Then came the rain and the show was over.
A few shots all around the tree.
Reviewing photos, here are a few areas that need some work, pruning or wiring, and the expected 2021 profile, balancing it a bit more toward the left. Because I am developing a couple right side branches, the profile looked a bit lopsided to the right this year. Over time, the triangular shape will become more rounded and wider at the top.
First right branch:
First left branch:
After a little more tidying up:
I am working to build the primary branch structure “right” from the trunk. It often means taking a step back in the apparent development, but over time this approach should pay off.