Fall has defiantly arrived, heralded by dusky nights arriving far too quickly and the proverbial frost forming on the morning pumpkins, crystallizing the windshields of cars.
It’s a time to sort things out, to make the transition from being outdoors to the confined protectiveness of the house. Yards need to be picked up in preparation for raking, glass tables at which we shared all summer meals and discussions of the progress of pine cones that look like bananas from a distance will soon need to be moved in an effort to save them from the weight of winter snows. Blankets along with substantial recipes will be located as we prepare to feather our nests for the coming cold months. Continue reading