Vine on Weathered Barn | Seeded Earth: " BLOG PORTFOLIO RECENT POSTS VINE ON WEATHERED BARN EASTERN HEMLOCK FULMER FALLS BUTTERMILK FALLS RUSTY BRIDGE DINGMANS FALLS ABOVE DINGMANS FALLS RURAL ROAD DISTRACTIONS A SIMPLE LEAF AUTUMN: DECLINE OF DOGWOOD CATEGORIES ARCHITECTURE AUTUMN DOOR COUNTY WI GARDEN HAIKU LIFE LESSONS MACRO MADISON MILWAUKEE WI NATIONAL PARKS NATURE NEW YORK CITY OLYMPUS E-3 PHOTOGRAPHY POETRY QUOTATIONS SPRING SUMMER TRAVEL » NEW YORK CITY WABI-SABI WILDFLOWERS WINTER WISCONSIN BLOGROLL BFK PHOTO BURSTMODE CAPTURE THIS DAILY PRACTICE I HEART FILM IT'S MY NATURE LIFE IN THE BOGS MT OUTDOORS QUINN CREATIVE REDRAVINE RON DUBIN PHOTO SCOTT THOMAS PHOTO STOP AND WANDER SUE HENRY PHOTO SURFACE-SURFACE CONTACT BO SUBSCRIBE VINE ON WEATHERED BARN 10-09-09 Autumn and its Lesson To attain knowledge, add something every day; to attain wisdom, remove something every day. — Chinese proverb There is no hanging on to summer once October shows her hand, cools the air with her breezes, and begins the process of c"
Garrison Keillor shares a touching poem on childhood innocence. It brings back many memories, lo, these many moons later. It ends with shattering beauty.
Today is our first day to top 100' in the Valley of the Sun. Some folks around the country are digging out of snow storms. I don't complain. Temperatures are expected to return to the low 80's later on in the week. Things are like that around here.
We often wonder what it must have been like for our pioneer Arizonans. They had no air-conditioning. As I hear the stories, many, perhaps most, used to sleep out under the stars to keep cool at night. What a relief that must have been from the blazing heat of the days.
We walk our dogs in the early mornings now. The streets are too hot for their paws from mid-afternoon to after dark. We're thankful for shade, the inevitable breezes and, of course, air-conditioning!
Well, I got too excited last night to shoot the promised pictures of our Chicken Cacciatore feast with the LA guys. But it was wonderful.
To compensate for my negligence, I offer you a link to todays photo-blog by Moose Peterson. I read him every day.
He's an outdoor photographer who regularly does truly weird and adventurous things - like spending a whole week up north surrounded by Grizzly Bears.
In fact, that is what this link is all about. I truly admire the guy and wish I were young enough and brave enough to join him. Failing that, I recommend him to you highly. What a guy!