Awaiting The Turning Year

Today is warmer, in the forties, and cloudy. We had flurries of snow Christmas eve and Day which buoyed our spirits. Both days were cold by local standards. This followed a two day storm of rain and intense wind. There are limbs down everywhere still; after all the storms we have had this year one … Continue reading Awaiting The Turning Year

Solstice Kitchen

On this solstice morning we awoke to a deer in the field and a Mordorish sky which slowly gave way to bright sunshine. How appropriate! We are still waiting for winter, or what passes for winter here on the south coast of Massachusetts. Folks here insist this is winter but that assertion is a stretch … Continue reading Solstice Kitchen

Just Too Hot For November

A cloudy, grumpy morning, way to warm following a record smashing weekend of heat. I'm told the day began with a marvelous sunrise. Here and there trees are in full color but the dominant landscape now is mostly bare branches with a few fluttering leaves hanging on. The oaks, holding tight to their leaves, are … Continue reading Just Too Hot For November