Entering into the fall of autumn

View through the trees to the lake - some still in leaf and others bare

The fall of autumn has been a gentle affair. Shades of yellow through to rich chestnut browns have made their gradual progression over a longer arc than usual. Allowing us to get used to the skeleton exposure of trees without the shock of nakedness. And what about us? Are we yielding to the draw of … Read more

What are we noticing in the turning

Colourful display of autumn oak leaves

In our lives, there are often waymarkers. These are specific things we consciously or subconsciously look for as an indicator of change. This particular sessile oak is one of mine. Down the hill from the farmhouse, I pass it each day on my way to feed the alpacas. When it starts to change colour – … Read more