Monthly Archives: October 2013

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

  Halloween.  On my street, up to the town, there are only two houses decorated.  One has small commercially made pumpkins on the steps.  The porch is draped in cobwebs and there are small orange lights dispersed through the webs.  … Continue reading

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Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Trees.  Maple trees and dogwood trees lead in color.  Large maples mass colors in sections: yellow, red, green.  Sanders, the red maple in the yard, has leaves painted red in places.  Song, the gingko tree in the yard, is coloring … Continue reading

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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

The days have been overcast, drizzly, misty.  Colors are muted this year, beautiful in their faded tints.  Walking in mist and coolness, I remember Robert Frost’s “My November Guest,” the standards, “Autumn in New York” and “September in the Rain,” … Continue reading

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Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Three encounters this week in another city in another state: (1) At a store:  A clerk asked, “May I help you?”  I answered, “Nail clippers, please.”  The clerk said, “For your nails?” (2) At a restaurant:  When the four of … Continue reading

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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Around the town. In the morning at 7:30 is a good time for a walk if I want to see the town going to work.  In the blocks where there is no sidewalk, I leave the street to allow for … Continue reading

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