Birds in flight, with delay.

A few days ago, I was driving to work, passing the beautiful flats near where I live.  The stretch of sand and water always presents a view worth seeing, so I add an extra five minutes on my commute to drive past.  Two herons were in flight.  And later in the day, two swans.  Of…

Autumn, Again

Sometimes driving in to work can be heartbreakingly breathtaking this time of year. A tree has shed its red leaves onto the highway, another is just starting to turn. Autumn, and its accompanying adjective, autumnal, carry weight, invoking age, splendor, a finality before the hush of winter snowfall. I have said this already, in another…

Seasonal Change

The leaves are changing.  More and more I see red patches over-taking the green, even as the Google Doodle has let us know, for two days now, that autumn is here. How fresh the green was back in the spring, how voluptuous the reds and purples of summer. Autumn  delivers fire to burn away growth….