Monthly Archives: October 2016

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween and Samhain!

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Silent Sunday

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October Surprise – First Snowfall

We don’t usually get significent snowfall in October, at most, a few flurries. Yesterday, what was predicted to be ‘an inch of snow turning to rain’ turned into 3.5″ of heavy, wet snow with a topping of sleet. An October … Continue reading

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A Different View October 26

Another week of significant changes. The weekend brought rain and wind, and it’s been breezy every since, so off flew the leaves of maple, birch and smaller shrubs. The pines have shed their old needles. Across the way, we can see more of … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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In A Vase On Monday – Autumn Hues

My orange Blenko vase was just the thing to hold an arrangement featuring all the hues of autumn, starting with orange and yellow calendula (C. officinalis). Small wands of wild goldenrod (Solidago sp.), picked from an area that was mowed in August, … Continue reading

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Walktober 2016

As I head out on my walk through our woods and along our little river, the air is soft and warm, a perfect Indian Summer day in the upper 60sF (20C). A few soft clouds drift in a Wedgewood blue … Continue reading

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