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, [...]

An unexpected guest

An unexpected guest

Did you ever have a houseguest you weren’t prepared to host (perhaps because your husband forgot to tell you they were coming?) Well, that’s the way I feel about fall this year. It’s a nice, pleasant season and all. I just wasn’t ready to welcome it in. It’s all good, though. It only takes a [...]

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." [...]