Monthly Archives: October 2016

A Different View October 18

What a difference a week makes! With warm days and cold nights, this week’s view of our little valley shows a lot more color. Even the white pine on the right is showing golden needles. The day started out foggy … Continue reading

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The Tuesday View October 18

Since I received a few requests for one last look at the garden post-frost, I thought I’d oblige. I’ve removed the sad remnants of annuals, so the look is rather sparse. However, the maple foliage more than makes up for … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Autumn Sun

My sunflower pocket vase, another from my collection of hand-painted pottery made in Ecuador by Artesia, seemed perfect for the colors in this week’s autumn arrangement. The backdrop of fall foliage adds to the seasonal feeling. The past week has seen several frosts that have … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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Wordless Wednesday

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A Different View October 11

We had a frost last night that pretty much ended my garden for the season. So instead, I am going to be posting this view of our little valley over the next few weeks as it transitions into dormancy. Thanks … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Autumn Pocket

This week’s flower colors reflect the yellow and red-orange autumn foliage in the background. I’m using another of my hand-painted, pocket vases made in Ecuador by Artesia. Each side offers a different color, either cobalt or turquoise. I think the cobalt looks better with … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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Wordless Wednesday

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The Tuesday View October 4

  The trees have begun to turn in earnest, all the way to the sumac at the river you see through the window in the forest. The blue-violet, heart-leaved asters (Symphyotrichum cordifolium), have flopped a bit from the drizzly rain … Continue reading

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