reap and sew

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nature’s little gardeners
they harvest
they plant
it will be a nice surprise
to see where new little Black Eyed Susans
sprout next spring!

summer’s last wish

 

summer's last wish

one final hurrah

Happy Labor Day Weekend!

a late summer morning

and life is good

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time to rise and shine!

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a spider spins and climbs

Mr. Goldfinch nibbles at the feeder

while a blue jay waits,  surprisingly quiet in the oak tree

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there’s fresh sugar water for the hummer

and Chip climbs out on the woodpile

 
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he will join me on the deck, as he does most mornings, with his cheeks full of seeds

but then I catch a glance of my dining room while grabbing a cup of coffee

“college packing central”

and it’s back to reality

no turning back

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the summer pinks are fading fast
slowly replaced by the warm golds, oranges, reds and purples

 

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the change is inevitable
and I’m at peace with that
in a few days, it will be Labor Day weekend
it’s been a great summer but it’s time to move on
and I’m looking forward to an equally great autumn
here in New England

communication

conversation

Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.

~ Cicero