November Afternoon

A warm, wet day, surprisingly winter dark in the mid-afternoon. Our recent rains have dampened the intensity of the drought, although the drought remains significant. The rains have also stripped the leaves from the trees, leaving the landscape in winter form. The political season seems to have been lengthened interminably, as has the time of … Continue reading November Afternoon

The Week of The Turkey

We realized yesterday that we are only a few days from the autumn equinox. The weather is reflective of this, cool and dry, with sunny days and starlit nights. A few trees are showing color. Here is southern, coastal New England fall colors tend to be muted; this year with the deep drought they are … Continue reading The Week of The Turkey

November of the Spirits

I awoke to tiny pink clouds scudding eastward; soon they obliterated the sun and the sky became a very November overcast gray. There is most certainly a storm coming. We are settling into the new house. Fewer boxes block our way and some rooms have attained a state approaching order. We are almost at the … Continue reading November of the Spirits