17 October 2010

An Unexpected Trip to the North

Unexpected sorrow, unexpected grief. But also un-looked for joys:

green tomatoes, the rest of the summer's harvest, so late in the season they won't ripen

Tom's Wicked Fresh toothpaste

shelled beans

slowing the car to watch a whole flock of wild turkeys cross the road

wintergreen, growing wild in the woods

Walt Mayshark

and foliage: brilliant red maples, electric yellow beeches, golden orange poplars, punctuated with soft brown oaks and stands of evergreens

And back home safe again.