Season Change

1 Nov

The ancients were correct that this time of year is transitional. Just in the past week the weather has changed: snow twice, hard freezes.  Those freezes mark the end of raspberries from the garden, ferns near the house, bright leaves on the trees.

The rest of the apples need to be picked, and the stems of wild rose hips for bouquets.  The lst hydrangeas picked before the snow:

 

The girl spent more of her birthday money on a new haircut:  a long shag.  Almost half her hair was cut off but it is hard to tell, she has so much!

And I am readying for a trip to visit friends in a far off land, my first visit to the Mediterranean and the Mid-east.  Pounce looked last night like he was waiting to be packed!

He has been joining Hawthorne and me on our morning walks.

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3 Responses to “Season Change”

  1. travelingmad 1 November 2011 at 9:44 AM #

    I really want to visit somewhere in the Meditteranean myself. Your cat is cute!
    I wish you Bon Voyage.

  2. garden2day 1 November 2011 at 11:29 AM #

    I hope you have a wonderful and safe trip!

  3. Gobetween 26 November 2011 at 8:35 AM #

    Great pic of the cat 😀

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