variation on a theme

To Be A Cloud I’d like to be a cloud Formless – unexpected I’d like to drink the clouds Sudden and clear I’d like to feel like clouds Pure weightless and needed Come and go and disappear I’d like to breathe like clouds Way up there above Beneath and in-between I’d like to be Just be ~ Garen Zakarian source: Orion Magazine

golden slumbers

Once there was a way to get back homeward Once there was a way to get back home Sleep pretty darling do not cry And I will sing a lullaby Golden slumbers fill your eyes Smiles awake you when you rise ~ Lennon/McCartney I love getting back to our usual golden hour walks now

stockpiling

“Fall colors are funny. They’re so bright and intense and beautiful. It’s like nature is trying to fill you up with color, to saturate you so you can stockpile it before winter turns everything muted and dreary.” ~ Siobhan Vivian I’m a bit like a mad woman, scrambling to capture every bit of autumn color I can find. Heavy rains are expected later in…

hello October

“After the keen still days of September, the October sun filled the world with mellow warmth…The maple tree in front of the doorstep burned like a gigantic red torch. The oaks along the roadway glowed yellow and bronze. The fields stretched like a carpet of jewels, emerald and topaz and garnet. Everywhere she walked the color shouted and sang around her…In October any wonderful…

walking into september

  “Ah, September! You are the doorway to the season that awakens my soul… but I must confess that I love you only because you are a prelude to my beloved October.” ~ Peggy Toney Horton Garden in the Woods, Framingham, Massachusetts