Category Archives: Autumn

Button box FTW!

But first, the Foliage Foto of the Day. Anyway. I recently discovered — as I was getting dressed for the first of the recent reunions — that my chosen shirt was missing a button right at bust level. Since we … Continue reading

Posted in Autumn, Rants, various, Travel | 11 Comments

FFotD and In honor of my friend Debra’s retirement.

My internet friend Debra, who invited me to join her in southern IL for the total eclipse, retired on Friday. While posting a Happy retirement! message to her on Facebook, I found a number of funnies she had posted over … Continue reading

Posted in Autumn, Friends, Silliness | 5 Comments

Foliage photo & Unraveled Wednesday #12.

It was a very good week for reading (in spite of me being miserable with this cold). First up was Pothole Confidential: My Life as Mayor of Minneapolis by R.T. Rybek. I remember R.T. from his years as a reporter … Continue reading

Posted in Autumn, Unraveled Wednesdays | 7 Comments

Foliage photo of the day, etc.

Let’s do some bullets, ‘kay? I cooked my right hand in a heating pad on Wednesday night. Thursday morning, as I write this, that hand definitely feels better than the left. Heat FTW! Thank you all for your many suggestions … Continue reading

Posted in Autumn, Crochet, knitting | 5 Comments

Foliage photo of the day and Unraveled Wednesday #11.

Not all of the autumn foliage change in in the trees. From upper left: milkweed in the ditch; Virginia creeper on a sapling; a soybean field nearly ready to harvest. Given that my thumbs are non-functional for knitting, let me … Continue reading

Posted in Autumn, Unraveled Wednesdays | 7 Comments

Foliage photo of the day & art.

On my way west out of Massachusetts I stopped in North Adams at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art to see an exhibit I had glimpsed on Instagram. The image above, left, was an exhibit. The image above right was … Continue reading

Posted in Antler Lake, Autumn, Travel | 8 Comments

Foliage photo of the day, etc.

Some of the highlights of the trips were completely unexpected, like this bathroom faucet that did tricks. The blue dot where the stream of water hit the sink caught my interest. WTF? * * * * * My copy of … Continue reading

Posted in Autumn, Geekiness, Travel | 6 Comments

Winter Autumn is coming.

Seen this week.  Autumn begins early up here in the Great Frozen North.

Posted in Autumn, Rural life, Summer | 4 Comments

Spring! (con’t)

¬†The crocus planting continues today. We got only about half of them into the ground yesterday. If we finish the croci, there will be daffs, too — 100 mixed bulbs to naturalize between the little patch of them in the … Continue reading

Posted in Autumn, Gardening | 1 Comment

Spring!

Molly The Teenage Helper is planting crocus for me! 100 soft blue-lavender mixed with 25 mixed colors. I can’t wait for spring!

Posted in Autumn, Gardening | 2 Comments