Tag Archives: fall

Maple Red

When February 2014 comes — or, possibly, given February weather, skids — to a close, Travvy will be six years old and I will have lived in this apartment for seven. Outside my west-facing windows all that time have been … Continue reading

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November Color

Has this been a spectacular fall for color, or am I just paying closer attention? Friends on the Vineyard and elsewhere in southern New England have been marveling as well, so I know it’s not just me. This morning the … Continue reading

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Loss

I took this photo almost a year ago. The winged sumac was getting redder and bolder and I was looking forward to getting another shot. Monday morning I met a young guy with a brush cutter at just this spot. … Continue reading

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Early Fall Color

Inspired by Farmer Tom of Wishetwurra Farm (up the road from me apiece in West Tisbury), I’ve been packing my little point-and-shoot whenever Travvy and I go out. Fall in New England raises expectations high. We’re famous for our fall … Continue reading

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“All the Leaves Are Brown . . .”

What a difference three weeks and two big storms make! Remember the glorious burning bush on the outskirts of my neighbors’ lawn? On October 21, it looked like this: The leaves have since given way to small red-orange berries. The … Continue reading

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Colors of Late October

This afternoon I was taking a break out on the deck, reading yesterday’s paper. Travvy thought it was suppertime. From the slant of the light, I thought he might be right. Nope: it was barely 3:30. He eats at 4:30. … Continue reading

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