Tag Archives: Fall

What are you doing this weekend?

“Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.” –  George Eliot What are you doing this weekend? Me? I will be blowing leaves, … Continue reading

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It’s Raining Acorns part II

Back in August I posted my acorn thoughts, reflections and predictions. Well here I sit, October 20th and we, as I thought we would, are being bombarded by acorns. Apparently, this is a big year for acorns not only in … Continue reading

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A Poem: Let the sun rest on my face

An early morning sky, A blue to match her eyes, With streaks of blond blowing gently, Through an autumn wind of old, Orange leaves except their fate, Finding refuge on the ground below, A rake will seal their destiny, In a pile … Continue reading

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A Poem: Shadow of Fall

The Summer heat bends me like dry grass in a field, brown and broken Taking shelter from the sun’s rays of cruelty and disdain for all that venture forth I count the days in degrees, a human measure of intolerance and humidity … Continue reading

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It’s Raining Acorns (with apologies to The Weather Girls)

“From little acorns mighty oaks do grow”-American Proverb In about two months my yard is going to sound like a war zone. I am blessed (in the Summer) and cursed (when the acorns and leaves drop in the Fall) with … Continue reading

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30 miles into the wind

My wife and I rode our bicycles last evening. It was a glorious afternoon with soft billowy clouds shielding the harsh heat of sun and low humidity, postcard perfect except for…..wind. Though I don’t understand it here is the physics … Continue reading

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At the edge of darkness: Living beyond the fall

“Help I have fallen and can’t get up” – Life Alert Television Commercial Slogan  Several years ago I had what can only be described as a very public, humiliating and destructive fall. Sadly, I didn’t have a Life Alert button … Continue reading

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