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Autumnal wanderlust

Been thinking about Vermont.  Or maybe Massachussetts.  Pennsylvania?  Upstate New York?  I’ve been reading everyone’s posts about fall, and now I want nothing more than to pack up my family and drag them leaf-peeping somewhere slightly cooler, and a bit more colorful than here.  Oh, New Jersey will have its turn for vibrant leaves and […]

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Welcome, September

You, who brings the pleasures of apple picking, brightly-colored zinnias, and the first day of school; you, whose crisp nights and energizing mornings are the things of “sweather weather;”  you, whose arrival inspires thoughts of pumpkin lattes, fall napkins, and home-baked quickbreads… yes, that’s you, September. You and your explosion of color, your crunchy leaves […]

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The onset of winter

Did I speak too soon yesterday? Did I anger the weather gods? It snowed again this morning – still is snowing, in fact – and it’s decided to stick around. I can appreciate what a fun sight this is to a little person, I really can. And I can even enjoy this kind of thing […]

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