A rainy, cool day; the furnace came on briefly during the night. Autumn has descended on Vermont although here by the lake green remains the dominant color. Still, in bright evening light the trees now take on a markedly yellow tint. Continue reading
A dramatic sky day with only a smidgen of rain, much less than was forecast. Now we are settling into a prematurely dark evening. Night comes earlier now as summer wanes. For those of us who are not yet ready … Continue reading
A dramatic day of snow showers and sun, falling temperatures and gusty breezes. As November ends, we are reminded that winter nears. We also note that even in this La Nina year temperatures are much above the long-term norms. Still, … Continue reading
After a day of rain the morning greeted us with a golden sunrise. Jennie, who awoke in the night, said the moonless sky had been awash in stars. Now the wind, blowing briskly from the north, rustles the leaves that remain on the oaks and pushes choppy waves across the water.
I had intended to grab my camera and go out early while the sunlight retained a warm glow, even going so far as to ask whether others might wish to go with me. Now the light has turned a winter white, washing the color from the landscape. Between the flat light and the cold breeze I’ve lost the drive to actually be outside. Continue reading