Tag Archives: autumn

Cha-cha-cha-salsa and not being sure

It’s 3:30 on Sunday, Labor Day weekend. Time to make pesto. Walnuts roast in a 350 degree oven until they smell warm and toasty. Fresh pungent green basil lies newly picked on the counter ready for drenching in olive oil. … Continue reading

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Bare bones in sky: how the woods celebrate Halloween.

A few short weeks ago (last week?  the week before?) the woods vibrated with rich colors of orange, red, yellow.  Bright vivid leaves surrounded, encompassed, danced on autumn breezes. A few short weeks ago the beauty of blazing intensity took … Continue reading

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Goodbye.

Goodbye, Autumn Leaf. You’re falling from that tree, aren’t you, rushing toward the earth in early October?

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anybody awake out there?

hey, is anybody else awake in the middle of this deepest darkest night?  does anyone else cuddle beneath warm pink and white comforter on couch listening to minutes tick by? do you hear the refrigerator humming?  are you hungry?  do … Continue reading

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Needles of fiery-orange

I didn’t want to deceive you. First, you must look at the first two photographs.  They show what much of the Upper Peninsula woods looks like now. Most of the autumn leaves have fallen.  The long swaths of brilliant color … Continue reading

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This year the trees are wearing yellow and orange for Halloween

Lookin’ backwards while lookin’ forward Yellow Halloween costume

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Lady in the moon

Who says there’s a “man” in the moon? I think there’s a woman hiding out in her shadows, playing with the branches softly veiling her face. The moon is definitely female.  She waxes; she wanes.  She changes with cycles.  She … Continue reading

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Ducks, doctors, geese & gravestones

Yesterday (or was it the day before? Or the day before?  We’ve spent three days in a row in Marquette and we have no idea what day it is any more) we paused by the cemetery between doctor appointments for … Continue reading

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No goose soup for us tonight.

Gunshots down by the bay. Hunters taking careful aim at Canada geese.  Goose soup tonight, perhaps? I prefer to glimpse them flying overhead, winging south, honking loudly, taking turns at the tip of their “V” formation, letting their fellow travelers rest … Continue reading

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Autumn dresses up and performs live on stage!

         

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