Tag: autumn

Object of Today

Several weeks ago, I posted about my desire to celebrate both big and small events in my life.  Today had two – it was Veteran’s Day and it was also one of the few days with a numeric synchronization – 11-11-11.  There aren’t too many of them, and I let last year (10-10-10) go by without…

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Detect The Music Of Nature

The author, Kate Chopin, once wrote: I wonder if anyone else has an ear so tuned and sharpened as I have, to detect the music, not of the spheres, but of earth, subtleties of major and minor chord that the wind strikes upon the tree branches. Have you ever heard the earth breathe? One of…

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Less And Less Days to Winter

I’d noticed a few weeks ago how very fat the squirrels were looking.  Their coats are thick and their tails even thicker.  While driving around Northern Virginia, my favorite boy toy and I commented repeatedly at the thick coats on the horses and cows that we saw. All of which I think may be adding…

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Riot of Color

Apparently I didn’t get enough of the fall colors from earlier this week.  Yesterday I went both to our local park and the botanical gardens.  The trees are a riot of colors in central Virginia and although the air was cool, I had a great time walking all morning and taking pictures. Word for tomorrow…

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Sunk Costs = Skyline Wandering

As I was musing on how to use today’s word, I did a Google search and found the term, “sunk costs”, a term I have not used for a long, long time.  Wikitionary defines it as “a cost that has already been incurred and which cannot be recovered to any significant degree.” Which explains perfectly…

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Chasing Fall Colors – Day 3

My favorite boy toy and I were out all day yesterday to take pictures.  We hiked up and down hills and stairs, visited battlefields, and did some driving around the countryside. After a late supper, we went straight to bed, which is why there were no photos this morning for you. Today was a drive back the…

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Chasing Fall Colors – Day 2

My favorite boy toy and I spent all day yesterday outside, hiking and taking pictures.  Needless to say, we were pretty tired by the end of the day.  The lighting wasn’t too good, but adjusting my pictures will have to wait for a different day. Here’s some more pictures for you.  We’re having fun exploring and I will share…

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Fall Colors in West Virginia

My favorite boy toy and myself are off chasing the fall colors.  I had a different topic in mind for today’s post, but my staff wants to see pictures.  So here’s a slide show of yesterday’s highlights, straight from the camera. There’s snow up here, although it’s melting quickly.  The colors are pretty, but we haven’t…

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