Today is one of those grumpy late fall days, the sort of day where the sun competes with cloud, the wind howls, and the temperature is way too warm for the date. The leaves have already rapidly left the trees … Continue reading
More record warm days have slowed leaf turn down; what began as a very early color season is now quite late. Today is cloudy, very warm, and somewhat wet. We will take whatever rain we are sent, and be glad … Continue reading
Today was one of those perfect Vermont autumn days, with cool temperatures, warm sun, and a cloudless, profoundly blue, sky. Last evening marked the end of Yom Kippur and the High Holy Days, and we found ourselves attending services at … Continue reading
Another delightful late summer morning, one that feels much more like fall than summer. It’s fair time and school begins this week for most students; often, although not this year, this means days of sweltering heat that make school and fair challenging.
A couple of days ago I awoke to silence. Crickets still fiddle in the evening and goldfinches chirp as they take seeds from our patches of small sunflowers. Otherwise the din of summer has passed, leaving a strange quiet. Continue reading