Tag Archives: Autumn

Serenity Sunday: Fall Fading

The autumn is fading rapidly. I have had several days of gorgeous weather, but there have been two freezing nights and blustery winds, and today it’s very cold and rainy. All of these have contributed to steady loss of the … Continue reading

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Serenity Sunday: Back again

Hello again! I see that it’s been more than a quarter of a year since my last post, and this is surely my longest hiatus. I’m tempted to apologize, but I’ve really been that busy. We have sold our house … Continue reading

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Snappy Snorkel

A little less than a week ago I had a chance to go for a swim with Squiddy in Goat Island Marine Reserve near the town of Leigh, a drive of a bit more than  an hour north of Auckland. … Continue reading

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Last Rose

Among CD’s favorite flowers in our garden are the white roses that she planted in August 2012. I have presented several of them before here, but I am quite sure that this is the latest in the season that I … Continue reading

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SuperMoon Special

It’s called a SuperMoon because it’s not only full but at perigee, its closest to the earth in its current elliptical orbit. The last SuperMoon was on January 26, 1948 and the next will be November 5, 2034. Blessed with … Continue reading

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Melancholy Monday: Rest easy, Jack

As is my custom, I put our Jack-O’-Lantern to rest in our compost pile after he has lived out his proud duty as guardian of our portal against the ghoulies and ghosties and short-leggedy beasties that came calling and hoping … Continue reading

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Serenity Sunday: Illuminated Ivy

Autumn is progressing quite rapidly here in eastern Nebraska. Nearly all the leaves have fallen from our river birches, about half from our glorious sycamores, and the giant oak and maple have started to contribute mightily to the lovely lawn … Continue reading

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