Rainy September Afternoon

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


In the Absence of the Other

Winter SunsetIt is after four in the afternoon and cloudy. In spite of this, twilight lingers. Beyond the bare trees the sky is tinged purple and pink. The streetlights are lit. I have snacked on chocolate and green tea. This is not, strictly speaking, a proper English tea, but it will do. I wonder, will we have time for high tea in India or Hong Kong? Continue reading