Appalachian Thursday–Final Flowers

It’s October–my favorite month. I realize the first day of fall was back in September, but October is when I KNOW the seasons are changing in these Appalachian mountains. Leaves are just starting to color, the mornings require a jacket, and the sky is getting ever bluer. It’s the bittersweet time of year when theContinue reading “Appalachian Thursday–Final Flowers”

Appalachian Thursday–Signs of Autumn

By some miracle, the nights have turned off cool enough to sleep with the windows open. Even though it’s still AUGUST. This pleases me deeply. And it gets me to thinking about how fall is right around the corner. As I get out and take Thistle for walks, or write with the windows open, I’mContinue reading “Appalachian Thursday–Signs of Autumn”

Appalachian Wednesday–Fall’s Last Flower

Well, it’s October. I realize the first day of fall was back in September, but October is when I KNOW the seasons are changing in these Appalachian mountains. Leaves are just starting to color, the mornings require a jacket, and the sky is getting ever bluer. It’s the bittersweet time of year when the weatherContinue reading “Appalachian Wednesday–Fall’s Last Flower”