Tag Archives: autumn

The Ugly Time

I used to consider late autumn with its leafless trees and sullen skies the ugly time But then I grew up and came to understand its barren beauty how it saw the loss and longing in me and sent its moons … Continue reading

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Opinions!

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Some things never change.

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Daylight Savings is (are?) Over!

Attention, monsters:  Note for anyone else still wearing a Halloween costume: This reminder applies to vampires, snow queens, princesses, wookies and superheroes, as well as normal humanish persons. Thanks to Aussie artist Emma Kidd for the delightful monster!

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Goodnight, Moon

At bedtime each night, I step outside to say goodnight to the moon and its Creator. Its Creator is always there, but the moon is sometimes otherwise engaged; on those nights I send it a text. My favorite nights are the … Continue reading

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Savor the Flavor

I’ll fell into the habit when I was in my 20s of eating very small portions. I’d done it a few times almost by accident, and discovered I liked chewing slowly and savoring the taste of thick, grainy breads, ripe … Continue reading

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A Satisfied Cat

It’s hoodie weather. Finally! (I’m a t-shirt guy, but a t-shirt without a hoodie is like tights without a cape, right?)  Anyway, as I sat hoodied and warm in my armchair this morning, an afghan draped across my legs (knitted, … Continue reading

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Welcome to October!

Ancient Romans celebrating the Feast of Pumpkinspiceus A Scholarly(ish) Analysis Welcome to October, the eight month of the year! Wait. What? The month of October takes its name from the Latin number eight. Why? Because the ancient Roman Calendar, credited … Continue reading

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