The End of Summer

The end of summer. ‘Twas yesterday eve that I felt the shift.  The night temperatures would fall much too cold for summer crops.  I gathered my long shawl- orange and reds to match the changing leaves- across my hair and over my shoulders to keep the encroaching dusk chill away and gathered my baskets. Out … More The End of Summer

Whispers of Autumn

  Even without a calendar without a clock on the wall I would know it’s Autumn I can feel that it is Fall.   Perhaps the filter of the light smoky golden rosy glow I hear geese coming back the birds surely know.   Slight coolness in its changing breath such odd stillness in the … More Whispers of Autumn

Two Great Pumpkin Recipes; Grilled Pumpkin “Pie” and Pumpkin Buttermilk Pie

I live on Pumpkin Hollow Farm.  We love to grow all types of pumpkins.  We love the movie, “It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown” in this house.  We love all things kid-friendly Halloween and we certainly love pumpkins.  Here are two pumpkin recipes I developed last week so that you can make the most of … More Two Great Pumpkin Recipes; Grilled Pumpkin “Pie” and Pumpkin Buttermilk Pie

Autumn in the Air

I felt a chill and knew it’d come he doth snuck in through the night on glided rain through corn stalks stealth a new feel to this dawn light.   Coloring as he made his way green beans wave an aspen gold birds sing brightly from pine perches prepare for winter untold.   Vast pumpkin leaves unfold with … More Autumn in the Air

Warm Fall Days

Happiness is not having deadlines.  Being thankful that I forgot to store the outdoor furniture before November.  A cushioned chair awaits amongst golden piles of crisp leaves.  The ocean blue sky with feathered clouds that stretch lazily across the open expanse.  And the sun, so low and toasty, I cannot help but tilt my face … More Warm Fall Days

Autumn’s Face

The chill in the air awakens again A peaceful fog has just rolled in Pull my flannel closer, a warm embrace Take in Autumn’s beautiful face The leaves are donning their new painted cloaks From Wood Vine to the grand old Oaks Sienna, Gold, Crimson, brilliant dresses Trees showing off their bold tresses Warm sun peeks through, shines on my upturned … More Autumn’s Face