Tag Archives: fall

The Last Rose Before Winter

And just like that, Sunday’s snowfall disappeared leaving me a yard full of leaves that needed raking. I’d like to tell you that I jumped at the task with the energy and efficiency of a racing engine, but I didn’t. … Continue reading

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A Leaf to Inspire

My students seemed very anxious about the winter this week. Though I sometimes paint evil pictures of shoulder high snowdrifts and temperatures which come close to absolute zero for students who come from tropical countries, I don’t want them to … Continue reading

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A Bit of Fresh Air

Last weekend, it looked like winter was a foregone conclusion. This past weekend, it looked like summer was mounting a comeback. The truth is that evidence of autumn is all around us. The colours are beautiful and they need to … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

Blogging about Thanksgiving can be a bit hard. I’ve written posts about being thankful.  I’ve written posts about why Canadians celebrate in October rather than November–we want to avoid turkey induced comas two months in a row.  I am sure … Continue reading

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In Need of Warmth

It’s been a little while since I have seen you. You’ve been hiding.  I knew you were there, but I didn’t feel the need to bother you.  I am glad you were there, but I was also quite happy to … Continue reading

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What Happened?

If you read about my summer day in October, you might have wondered how it all turned out.  Well, basically, by the time the evening rolled around the rain had started and the temperatures had fallen.  By the next day, … Continue reading

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Autumn is Coming!

We had to endure the slogan “Winter is coming!” earlier this year. Well, more ominously, Autumn is coming.  How do I know this?  Well, the picture above says it all.  Leaves are already changing and some are even falling to … Continue reading

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Having to Wear Boots

I wanted to write that it seems pretty early in the season to be wearing boots, but in fact, it seems like the wrong season to be wearing boots. If I am not mistaken, it is still autumn.  Since autumn … Continue reading

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Underfoot

Rain only hastens the falling of the leaves from the trees. The drops of water strip the trees bare, leaving only bloody leaf pools. Grim though it may be, I instead think of the leaves as nature’s brilliant carpet underfoot.

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In Defiance of the Season

In defiance of the season, today was more like a gorgeous spring day. In fact, it might have been an early summer day with the way the temperature climbed beyond its usual station. So, is that Today’s Perfect Moment? Well … Continue reading

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