Tag Archives: fall

Leaf Me Alone!

“The wind bloweth wherever it pleaseth.” ~John 3:8 Moving from L.A. to Cincinnati introduced me to the overly-romanticized reality of raking leaves. The grand finale of autumn colors is truly lovely. But as Yoda might put it, “Too long on … Continue reading

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How Blessed…

“How blessed are those who ignore the advice of the corrupt, who resist the companionship of the wicked, who refuse to become jaded toward others; who delight instead in the teachings of the LORD and in meditating upon His truths … Continue reading

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Do Drowned Leaves Dream?

Do drowned leaves dream of the lives they once lived in the sky while living leaves ponder the fate that awaits by and by?

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Welcome to Falltumn!

The most conflicted season of the year, autumn, a.k.a. fall, begins today in my hemisphere. Although you wouldn’t know it since much of North America is currently experiencing record highs and record lows. But then, it’s the conflicted season. Eventually … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Autumn. Hello, Fall.

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Why does this season have two names? Dictionaries devote multiple paragraphs to the answer. I can do it in two pictures: AUTUMN FALL Any questions? Good. Now get back to raking!

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Daylight Shavings

Don’t forget to set your clocks backs, 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?

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
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.,…

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