Category Archives: Autumn Leaves

Gems of Many Hues

The game of picking up maple leaves in our yard during Autumn is an enjoyable activity. Memories of growing up in Massachusetts.  Our mother helped us preserve the leaves by ironing them between sheets of wax paper. We hung these … Continue reading

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What Should I Wear?

As seasons change in our neck of the woods, proper clothing is essential. I think the Norwegians have an expression which says there is no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing. The telltale signs of autumn approaching are … Continue reading

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Light and Shadow Play

  Late afternoon sun streams through the window and casts shadows about. The legerdemain conjures up imaginary characters dancing about between the light and shadows. My thoughts wander. Interrupting the game of light, the Chinooks rustle the leaves in the … Continue reading

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Stop, Look, Listen!

It is that wonderful season of autumn in Upstate New York. The last lingering days of summer with bright sunshine, gorgeous skies and lush gardens await the¬†harvest.¬† On such days, we like to take a drive into the country to … Continue reading

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Get Ready for Old Man Winter!

Cold, soaking rains followed by winds and falling leaves usually indicate the end of Autumn. While I love the colors of this season, I would appreciate warmer temperatures. We are fortunate to have four seasons in Upstate New York. One … Continue reading

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