Tag: autumn

Tony’s home for the holidays. This year, he’s in California. Next year, who knows … not even him. He’s been staying with his mom because he has full use of her vehicle, and her’s is newer than mine. I’ve seen him 3 days in a row, now. He appears randomly. I never know when he will show up. I’d been putting off raking leaves, hoping that some good samaritan would happen buy and do it for me. Guess what –…

When everything else physical and mental seems to diminish, the appreciation of beauty is on the increase. ~Bernard Berenson There hasn’t been much fall color to speak of this year, but during my walk the other day, I did run into a little bit. It was nice to see.

Crisp fall air. A little bit of sunshine. A little bit of rain. A rainbow. Some fall color. Squirrels chasing each other through the trees, collecting acorns, defending territories, knocking rain from the leaves onto my head, my camera. All in all, a great way to start the say.

A few into my neighbor’s backyard Now that the weather is cooler in the mornings, it’s time to return to the outside. Gone are the steamy mornings of summer, or at least I hope so. I see that the local stores are having Labor Day sales. Labor Day being the last of the summer holidays – the ‘de facto’ end to summer and summer vacations. The downhill ride the the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. This summer I had some work…

Well, if you came here looking for a few leaves changing colors, sorry to disappoint. This is how my hallway looks at the moment. What you cannot see is that around and corner, in the guest bedroom, there is 2 or 3 times as much stuff spread out on the floor! My son, Mr. Tony Lester, as I am wont to call him, is off on another adventure. You may think that I travel a lot, but this guy does…

When I think of the end of fall, I seem to always remember what job I had to complete before the snow set in. My father would insist that I rake the leaves in the backyard and bag them for collection. If you had asked me back then, that was an insurmountable task! I mean the WHOLE backyard??? We had a huge maple tree there and, in actuality, the backyard was quite small – as I found out when I…

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