Tag Archives: fall

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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Daylight Shavings

Don’t forget to set your clocks back, and your hearts forward. I’ll save this daylight in a jar And let it out the coming spring That way I’ll know it can’t get far Complete control, yes, that’s the thing But what … 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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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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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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