Posts Tagged: Autumn

Autumn Angora

Now that Autumn officially arrived last night, I definitely feel the change of season! Almost like clockwork, a shift to autumn-like things seems to happen automatically. My son is back safely ensconced in his university for his junior year. The moving-in to a huge in-city campus never seems to get any easier, but somehow I… Read more »

Thanksgiving Is The Best Holiday!

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. Yes, VERY favorite! I am constantly amazed each year that somehow Thanksgiving has remained the humble, non-commercialized holiday that it was originally intended to be. Sure, there is always the issue of Black Friday sales and now, Thanksgiving Day sales. But for the most part, it is all about gathering… Read more »

Autumn’s Glory In My Own Backyard

It’s kind of funny how sometimes I fail to recognize the beauty that is literally in my own backyard. Maybe because it’s always there, and my eyes just adjust to the everyday scene. But today was a day that kind of jolted me a bit and made me look at my surroundings with whole new… Read more »

That Poignant Autumn Transition

All of a sudden it’s October and we’re well past the autumnal equinox. Even though it’s one of my favorite times of year, autumn always carries with it a certain poignancy. The active hustle-bustle of summertime with its parties, BBQs, and reunions has slowed to a standstill.  My son is back at college, and I… Read more »

Vintage Perfume Season

The change of seasons means a change of scents for me; I like to switch it up with the weather.  So as we head more deeply into fall, I am doing a bit of experimentation with my array of vintage perfumes that I seem to collect with amazing speed (I can’t help it, I’m utterly… Read more »

Spider Webs and Clotheslines: Autumn is Here

We have had an amazingly long and beautiful summer here in Seattle – oh wait – it’s autumn already!  I rather feel like I’m living in an alternate universe; this uncharacteristic dry and warm weather feels like we’ve been transported to California.  I can’t remember the last time it rained, but I can definitely say… Read more »