Tag Archives: autumn

Our Fall Getaway

(Click on any image to enlarge it, or to begin slide show) A few of my diehard blog mateys may have noticed my recent lack of attention to your jolly comments and pungent posts! (I have no idea why I … Continue reading

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Our True Colors?

I love to see the leaves change color in autumn, don’t you? Except that it’s a myth. Leaves don’t change color. My wife and I often walk in the woods. We’re blessed to live near Mount Airy Forest in Cincinnati, the oldest “urban forest” in the U.S., and what we’ve learned (as … Continue reading

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October Skies

October is the northern world’s most beautiful month, its autumn capstone (while the south is in spring—not too shabby either), when leaves vie with sunrises to out-spectacle one another, and clouds and moons stage sunset harvest revues. Nostrils flare as … Continue reading

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Autumn Blessing

Wishing you a blessed and beautiful Autumn!

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Mooning Around

Last week during Harvest Moon, I found this big fat Luna Moth caterpillar—also known as a Moon Moth—in my garden. He was the first of his kind I’d ever seen–and apparently I was the first of my kind he’d ever … Continue reading

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Getaway Time!

Sure, summer vacation is over. But, hey, that means fall getaways! Here are some interesting places to get away to: Trojan Dog? No, it’s the Bark Park B&B in Idaho. Only problem is, well, the entrance. Leaf me alone! The … Continue reading

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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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