Tag: autumn

A Week Full of Abundance

Autumn is still in the air, with Indian Summer days and the bold reds and browns shining through. A week full of abundance with family, friends and sideboards filled with delicious food lovingly prepared. Fall harvest abundant throughout with pumpkins, squash and corn all to provide winter sustenance. […]

A Triple Header Weekend

  Looking at the weather report for the upcoming weekend, it appears that the perfect storm is out there brewing in the Atlantic. Reports say that “Frankenstorm” is heading to the Northeast coast of the U.S.. With the combination of three storms; Hurricane Sandy, an early winter storm […]

Off to the Mountains!

This morning I’m heading on a short road trip to the Shenandoah National Forest. Enjoying the fall colors today and wildlife abound at dusk. Tomorrow I’ll be hiking Old Rag Mountain, then a leisure return home at the end of the week. The mountains are fabulous as I’ll […]


The dog days of summer have arrived, and although it has been the hottest summer on record in Maryland, the cooling August nights made me realize ┬áthat I’m just not ready for summer to be over. But there is so much to look forward to in autumn. The […]