Tag Archives: autumn

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

A windy and rainy autumn day.  I took a long drive from the central Piedmont to the central coastal plain in NC.  There were short-lasting showers of rain.  Sometimes the rain brought down leaves.  The intermittent time was overcast and … Continue reading

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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Heaven.  Driving to church, I wondered that Heaven can be more beautiful than this.  Colors:  deep purple, deep red, light green mixed with light yellow, yellow-brown, deep brown, red, rust, gold, deep evergreen, bright blue sky.  Some trees are bare, … Continue reading

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Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Too Early Christmas.  A week ago, November 13, I first heard Christmas music in a grocery store.  The next day I noticed that the town had put up decorations and had turned on the Christmas lights.  Last weekend the town … Continue reading

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Autumn this week:  Seven vignettes. (1) Walking, I observe small boys playing soccer in a side yard.  “Okay, guys, do this,” shouts the smallest one.  “Okay, guys, do this,” he repeats.  And the pint-sized children do this and then again … Continue reading

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Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Autumn: Five Vignettes. (1) Driving and admiring colors–red, orange, yellow, brown, purple–I go around a curve and am startled by the stark white of the trunk and bare limbs of a sycamore tree. (2) First day of late afternoon of … 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, November 28, 2012

On walks, when I see leaves in the street or on sidewalks, I sometimes kick my way through them, making as much noise as I want.  It’s fun. Early in the morning, I like to walk through the light frost … Continue reading

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