Category Archives: fall

Time to Rest

Fall is over. The trees’ leafy projects that began as tiny green buds and matured to a spectacular show of oranges, golds, and reds are complete. The leaves are gone and only bare branches remain. Their work is done for … Continue reading

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Autumn’s Embrace

  Soft breeze rustles leaves Last greeting before goodbye No sorrow, just joy. Crimson, russet, gold Asking us not to forget Autumn’s warm embrace.     © Lynn Wyvill 2012 Photo: RF Wyvill  

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Found Peace

I love this time of year.  The light in the late afternoon is unlike any other time of year.  It’s a burnished gold – mellow and quite warm, not the soft young yellow of a spring day or the sunshiny … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks for Nature

Thanksgiving Day, a time to count our blessings.  Families, friends, jobs, good health, good food always make the list.  But as I spent more time with my list, it expanded to include the marvels of nature that brighten my world. … Continue reading

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Transitions

I’ve been thinking a lot about transitions lately.   Of course, there is the beautiful change as the leaves turn from summer’s green to autumn’s gold, crimson, and orange and then to the bare branches of winter.   Temperatures get chillier.  But … Continue reading

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Fall’s Silence

I have the house all to myself today.  This blessed quiet.  The only sound is the faintest tick, tick of the grandfather clock until it clicks as the overture to singing its seven musical notes telling me that thirty minutes … Continue reading

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Meandering in the Virginia Countryside

I know this is a late posting on a Thursday, but I have a good reason.   Autumn should never be ignored.  Today I left the city behind for a few hours to revel in the warm gold, red, and orange … Continue reading

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