Tag Archives: seasons

Welcome to Fall, er, Autumn, er, Falltumn

Today is the first day of autumn (in my hemisphere), one of the most unpredictable days of the year.  True, this year it’s been almost sardonically on-the-nose (where I live): yesterday was a blazing final summer day in the 90s, … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Winter

Winter’s a curtain God draws while the scene Alters from ambers to fervent greens And yet, no mere drape, this skeletal cloth Itself is alive with a numinous frost So, come anew, winter, miraculous friend When your transforming veil is … Continue reading

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The Unbending Beauty of Winter

Winter is the most honest of seasons. It can be beautiful and brutal in equal measures. If you accept it for what it is, it becomes your friend, your lover even. But if you insist that it playact, be anything … Continue reading

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Fall Has Fell!

Artwork by The Creators Canvas Wishing all of my fellow-Northern-Hemispherians a Happy Autumnal Equinox! (And a Happy Spring Equinox to all of my Southern-Hemispherian friends!)  Of course, technically the equinox (“equal night”) was yesterday–or the day before that for those … Continue reading

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Welcome, Summer Solstice

Image by Maksym Diachenko Thought for the Week Some love summer best of all Some love it least, it seems But like all creatures great and small* God weaves each summer from His dreams ~Mitch Teemley “Thy eternal summer shall … Continue reading

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Hurry Up and Stay, Fall!

Photo by Johannes Plenio Do you call it Fall, from the old Germanic word fallan? Which literally means to “fall,” as in the temperatures or the leaves, or both. Or do you call it Autumn? A prettier word from the … Continue reading

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Sprinter is Here!

‘Round now we’re all pining to revel in spring But seasonal timing’s no guaranteed thing Transitional days like these are un-scenic Thermometers glaze and turn schizophreenic So stop being moody and “so over winter” Put on your hoodie and celebrate … Continue reading

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It’s Daylight Savings Time!

Don’t Forget to or You could just dance

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Winter Truth

The world is born in the spring rejoices in summer and bundles its blessings in autumn ∴ But only in the winter does it learn who it is

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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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