Fall Fun Fridays: Autumn dreams

Summer is the season when I let my travel dreams run free. Or, while suffering cabin fever in the occasional blizzard situation, I've fantasized winter daydreams of escape, but I don't think I've ever properly imagined an autumn fantasy trip. Enter today's Fall Fun Fridays series prompt: If money and logistics were no problem, where... Continue Reading →

Fall Fun Series: Into the Woods

Or to put it less poetically, what's Autumn good for if you don't wander outdoors and explore it's splendor? It was that thought that led to me talking my husband into accompanying my dog and I one September afternoon on an early Fall hike. We traveled to resplendent Rocky River Reservation, a woodland park about... Continue Reading →

September Band of Bloggers

Welcome back to the September Band of Bloggers! It's that time of year again. School is starting back up. Trees are starting to turn. North America is recovering from the apocalypse brought on by the eclipse. Wait, what? The eclipse that visited most of the United States on August 21st has been described as a... Continue Reading →

Summer Superlatives

Hey, hi, hello there. As sleepy summer days have slipped swiftly by, it's been a bit quiet around here. August concluded quietly, but not quite peacefully. Of course, I'm referring to the recent national instability, in which the hateful actions of some Americans have been baffling and upsetting. Most recently, watching the hurricane devastation occurring... Continue Reading →

Fall fun-Color Collage

Glorious golden color displayed on a perfect little tree in the village park near the library where I work. With brightly hued foliage so resplendent this tree deserves a place in the setting of a classic tale by Washington Irving, Edith Wharton or Nathaniel Hawthorne. At least the subject of a stanza or two in... Continue Reading →

Reflections in Nature

Today is my brother's birthday. This date also marks the one year anniversary of the last time that I ever saw him, because he died just a few days later. I don't discuss his death or my grief often, only referencing it a couple times since starting this blog in January. There are numerous reasons... Continue Reading →

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