Autumn Love

Autumn Love

Autumn loveThe sun dances merrily in an October skyGiddy with pride at what it has wrought.This is the season of love,Harvest time and the trees rejoiceSwirling ruby red crinolines,tucking golden pocket squares into puffed chestsand straightening tangerine ties.Sing then the glories of God’s magic paintbrushAnd the splendid light it spreads over fields, rivers, vines, orchards, [...]

Finding Fall

Finding Fall

Sometimes, Fall kicks open the front door of Wisconsin and announces itself boldly. "I'm here and, baby, I'm gorgeous." Other years, it sneaks through the back hallway and whispers quietly behind a half-filled dance card. "I'm here and I'm just going to rest on this bench a while and wait for you to notice me." [...]

Does summer trump fall in our debate? Molly B vs. Me

Does summer trump fall in our debate? Molly B vs. Me

One of us is marching toward fall with her chin in the air, left arm tucked in a cozy wool sweater, right hand holding a crunchy apple. The other is taking a more languid pace, bare toes dragging in wet sand, marshmallow mustache on surly lip, face turned toward the setting summer sun. Here is [...]