Fall is finally here

Yes, fall is finally here in Cincinnati: the weather has turned chilly the past couple of days, and roughly half of the trees have leaves of a distinctly non-greenish color. I love now thinking about the fact that the bright orange and yellows of the leaves were always there in them since they budded in Continue reading Fall is finally here

Powerlessness and power

I must start out this blog post by admitting a thing that might make me either very popular here in Cincinnati, or, possibly, unpopular: we have electrical power at our house. Ever since Monday’s infamous “deluge” by the remnants of hurricane Ike, with huge windstorms and much power outage, the most common question around here Continue reading Powerlessness and power

The rain of fall

We have a very rainy day, the tail ends of Hurricane Whichever; there are so many hurricanes either here or threatening to be here that it’s hard to keep score. however, all that rain has to go somewhere. It goes here. We needed it, though, and, like I said, here it is. I have to Continue reading The rain of fall