Tuesday, October 30, 2012

October, The Transitional Month



“Bittersweet October. The mellow, messy, leaf-kicking, perfect pause
between the opposing miseries of summer and winter.”

Carol Bishop Hipps
“October,” In a Southern Garden, 1995

October is the transitional month for the weather on the north coast of Oregon.  The month began with sunny skies and day time temperatures in the low sixties.  Then on the 12th, the first of the fall rain storms arrived; as of today my weather station has recorded nearly six inches of precipitation and the month still has a day to go.

I took the above image at the South Jetty which overlooks the Pacific ocean during a brief respite between storms last week.  Oh I fear that it’s going to be a long winter!

Friday, October 12, 2012

The Perfect Fall Day



“It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which
occur more frequently in memory than in life.” P. D. James

Thursday, October 4, 2012

To Cross Or Not To Cross?



If you don’t cross a bridge, you will never know what’s on the other side …. Anonymous