Tag Archives: Autumn

A Touch of Autumn

Autumn officially arrived yesterday bringing with it chilly evenings, cool mornings and lovely sunny, warm days.  Very nice.  So of course, I headed up to the pumpkin stands to get more things for the window boxes.  I have been gathering bittersweet … Continue reading

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The Season Progresses

Today was an absolutely beautiful day! Autumn continues on. It is darker in the mornings and darker earlier and earlier in the evenings. The leaves are falling. Yet the weather continues to be unseasonably warm and lovely. It may be … Continue reading

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Changing Seasons

This morning when I went outside I noticed a change. The air smelled different. It had a crispness, a chill that wasn’t there yesterday. There was no frost yet, but that will come soon. Yesterday’s wind and rain had scattered … Continue reading

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Walking in the Woods

It was a beautiful Fall day today. It was overcast and the colors of the leaves were brilliant. So I brought the camera along when we walked Fergus. Every day we go to a wooded area near the old State … Continue reading

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Pumpkins and Mums

Every year I plant pumpkins and mums along the front walkway. Last year they were snowed on. This year they seem particularly lovely. Perhaps they just seem brighter and more cheerful because it has been so grey and overcast. Whatever … Continue reading

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Mighty Merlin

It was a moist, warm morning at Brookwood Shire today. It smelled like spring! I opened the windows and was enjoying the air when I heard a noise. The squirrels have now discovered my window boxes. It has been a … Continue reading

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Nesting Boxes

As the days grow darker and the nights grow colder, the girls go to bed earlier and earlier. We put electric candles in the windows to add a couple of hours of light to the day. A week ago we … Continue reading

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