Each year, here in New England, Fall creeps down the mountains to the lakes and the ocean. A couple of weeks ago the weather was cool and damp, and our autumn color change was progressing rapidly. Then summer-like warmth and dryness returned and the change stopped abruptly, replaced by browning leaves and sudden leaf drop.
Something similar happened last year when, after a soggy first half of summer, drought set in. By mid-September we were pretty certain there would be no autumn color. Then, at the last moment, cool, rainy weather arrived saving the season. We’re hoping for another miraculous turnaround this year. Continue reading →
The last few days have been chill and wet. The drought has passed for the moment, and the rivers and lakes are full. Recently, I had a brief conversation with an acquaintance about empathy. She shared that while she is … Continue reading →
The weekend saw us in Montreal where we attended a dance theatre event and viewed the wondrous Chagall exhibit at the Muse des Beaux-Arts. Not for the first time, we walked the streets in a pouring cold rain. Yesterday we … Continue reading →
Today dawned murky. To the west, over the lake, darker clouds can be seen moving slowly towards us. This winter started out with little snow, but in the past two months we have caught up and are now well above … Continue reading →