Tag Archives: Autumn

October 30’s Friday Flower

Here are some candle flowers. But they can’t hold a candle to …

Candle flowers.

Oh … hello. Where did you come from? Well, it seems that a magic pumpkin has joined my Friday Flower post. Umm, not sure how I feel about that. I suppose it can stay as long as nothing else creepy happens.

Dear Pumpkin Being: do not grow arms, legs, fangs, or a mouth. If you do, I will get my blender and turn you into mush. Got it?

Not kidding.

It’s the Great Pumpkin!

Happy Halloween! 🎃

Cranberries

With Thanksgiving coming up, you could have really fresh cranberry sauce if you lived here. There are lots of them!

But … they are just millimetres above the ground, so picking them is not easy, especially if your back is touchy.

I tasted one, and they are very tart, the way they should taste, and also very crisp, and just … very intensely cranberry.

I think I’ll leave these for the bears and bison, though.

Happy Tuesday. 🙂

An Autumn Whisper

I took a very enjoyable walk near Great Slave Lake and realised that it’s now autumn.

Autumn lake.

I can’t put my finger on what is different, but the sun is different, the air is different, the clouds are different and the tone is different.

Warm, windless and lovely, the day seemed to be taking one of its last deep breaths of summer before its sound and heavy rest; I felt as if it was holding off winter with one hand while gifting us with these few remaining hours of perfection.

Carpe diem. 🙂

Visual Coffee

This was a recent morning scene.

I hadn’t had coffee yet but the bright morning sun helped me to get going.

Alas, as of a few days ago, this sunny weather turned. It has been a mixture of watery snow that has turned to snow that has turned to rain.

Inevitably though, whatever comes out of the sky over the next couple of weeks will be snow.

That’s the way of the north.

And it will stay for a bit, at least until March. And it will look like this.

Cold, crisp, clear.

🙂