Rainy day Monday

Monday, 19 October 2020 I was grateful for my sunrise simulation alarm clock this morning, gently waking me up to a room full of light. It was still hard to get out of bed, I could have stayed longer if it wasn’t for Dukes banging on my door. I stepped out onto the veranda to…

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It sounds more like April than October

Sunday, 18 October 2020 I stepped out onto the veranda this morning, pleasantly surprised it wasn’t freezing out and yet also surprised to hear the red-winged blackbirds singing. Not to mention the robins serenading us throughout the day. It’s highly unusual for these birds to still be here. I’m enjoying hearing them but somewhat confused…

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A Saturday in Autumn

Saturday, 17 October 2020 It started out quite chilly. -1°C brrrr But all that frost on the ground and steam rising from the river in the morning sun was fresh and gorgeous! And the birds singing loudly sounded like a morn in spring. Three woodpeckers visited the feeders today: Downey, Hairy and Pileated. Also saw…

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The ever changing October skies

Friday, 16 October 2020 I remember working in a typing pool when I first started working. I was barely 18 and had my name in at several employment agencies. Employment agencies! Now that brings up even more memories, like the tests you had to take to be accepted to the agency. Writing, grammar, typing…all before…

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